Sunday Mirror : 2020-11-01

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mirror.co.uk/sport SUNDAY MIRROR SM1 53 01.11.2020 ITALY ENGLAND 5 34 RATINGS by Alex Spink ENGLAND 5 GEORGE FURBANK Will have enjoyed this more than Paris debut. Saw little of him 5 ANTHONY WATSON Tried to get into game but unable to make desired impact 5 JONATHAN JOSEPH Another who didn’t hide but was unable to put his mark on contest 6 HENRY SLADE Rarely saw class that made him a Double winner but scored late try 5 JONNY MAY With his cutting edge, will be gutted to leave Rome without a try 6 OWEN FARRELL Made two tries but too often failed to get back line firing 8 BEN YOUNGS Two tries on 100th cap the stuff of dreams, after the nightmare start 6 MAKO VUNIPOLA Sparked move for Youngs’ opener but replaced by Genge on hour 7 JAMIE GEORGE Youngs stole his thunder, but a try on his 50th cap will do nicely 6 KYLE SINCKLER Spilled pass for Italy’s try and didn’t have his usual influence France 7 MARO ITOJE Put in a hefty shift to turn momentum England’s way 7 JONNY HILL Sin-bin on debut enraged Jones but recovered well to pay off debt 7 TOM CURRY Wound up by Italy but gave his all and a deserved try 6 SAM UNDERHILL Head wound on half-hour led to his early removal 7 BILLY VUNIPOLA Brought physicalit­y and hard yards. Short of best but did a job REPLACEMEN­TS: T Dunn (George 78) 5, E Genge (M Vunipola 59) 6, W Stuart (Sinckler 63) 7, C Ewels (Hill 68) 6, B Earl (Underhill 54) 7, D Robson (Youngs 73) 5, O Lawrence (Joseph 68) 5, O Thorley (Watson 54) 5 PWDL B F A Pts England France Ireland Scotland Wales Italy 5 40 1 2 121 77 18 5 40 1 2 138 117 18 5 3 0 2 2 132 102 14 5 3 0 2 2 77 59 14 5 1 0 4 4 119 98 8 5 0 0 5 0 44 178 0 MOTM BEN YOUNGS ITALY M Minozzi 5; E Padovani 5, L Morisi 6, C Canna 6, M Bellini 6; P Garbisi 5, M Violi 6; D Fischetti 5, L Bigi (capt) 6, G Zilocchi 5, M Lazzaroni 6, N Cannone 7, S Negri 6, B Steyn 6, J Polledri 7 REPLACEMEN­TS: G Lucchesi (Bigi 61) 5, S Ferrari (Fischetti 42, Ferrari 52, Fischetti 61) 5, D Sisi (Canna 61) 5, J Meyer (Lazzaroni 78) 5, M Mbanda (Negri 73) 5, G Palazzani (Minozzi 47) 5, F Mori (Padovani 22) 5 FRANCE TRIES: CONS: PENS: ITALY ENGLAND Dupont, Ntamack, Vakatawa, Ntamack (2) Ntamack (3) Penalty TRY: Polledri IRELAND TRIES: B Youngs (2), George, T Curry, TRIES: CONS: PENS: Healy, Henshaw, Stockdale Sexton (2), Byrne Sexton (2) Slade CONS: PENS: Farrell (3) Farrell PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW