Steve Borthwick was delegated rue his very first loss as England employer after Scotland originated from behind to defeat the Roses at Twickenham on Saturday.
Duhan van der Merwe racked up two times as Scotland made it 3 success straight versus England to open their 2023 Six Nations project with a win.
Scotland routed England for most of the 2nd fifty percent after giving up a lead prior to the break, yet a late rating from Van der Merwe protected a 29-23 triumph for the site visitors that preserved the Calcutta Cup.
Borthwick, assigned one by one to Eddie Jones after England were booed off the area at Twickenham complying with a drab loss to globe champs South Africa last break in November, was not surprisingly aggravated.
“Clearly we’re disappointed with the result,” he stated. “Scotland have actually managed this component over the last few years and also I assumed they were great.
He included: “We were struck by a number of ratings because very first fifty percent that appeared of no place actually.
“To enter at half time in the placement we remained in was an enormous credit rating to the gamers and also at 20-12 up, we should not be allowing that video game avoid us, yet we did.
RECORD: Scots tweeze Roses at Twickenham
“We’ll look at it, and also I believe that belongs to the development of the group due to the fact that you have actually reached experience some discomfort.
“You do not intend to, yet there was absolutely sufficient there on that particular pitch that stated I can see some elements we’re servicing, and also I can see some points we require to enhance.
“We got ourselves in a position to win that game and we didn’t, and we’ll look at that to make sure we are better going forward.”
Skipper Owen Farrell included: “We go to the beginning of our trip at the min. “Over the last 11 days with each other we seem like there has actually been some development, and also we seem like there has actually been some development in this efficiency.
“Ultimately, we stated we would certainly consider ourselves after this video game and also intend to improve no matter the outcome which’s still the instance.
“There is some things we can be pleased with, and also a great deal of credit rating needs to go to Scotland in the method they played, yet it enables us to consider ourselves actually well and also I presume there was constantly mosting likely to be some mistakes originating from our very first video game with each other in a brand-new system.
“But I know these boys will work hard to make sure they fix them.”
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