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“At least five changes” – The England team Steve Borthwick should play against Scotland

#2. Danny Care

Rugby Pass 5/10: “Taking over from the injured Alex Mitchell, he began busily before a 16th-minute overcooked touch finder took pep out of England’s early stride. Deteriorated from there, his last act on 44 seeing him watch on in despair as van der Merwe collected Finn Russell’s crosskick to compete his hat-trick.”

Telegraph 4/10: “Sharp service for the most part, but was unable to control the game with the boot, kicking out on the full and was continually harassed with his box kicking.”

RUCK 5/10: “Unfortunate performance from Danny Care, as the hectic, misshapen approach to proceedings asked questions of the Harlequin. Misplaced a handful of kicks, in what was an underwhelming effort from the boot. Unable to track across after Finn Russell found van der Merwe with a cross-field kick, with the wing completing his hat-trick.”

Planet Rugby 4/10: “Several levels below Alex Mitchell. The lack of length from box-kicks put England under pressure, especially early in the second half, while his decision-making from the base was atrocious. “

Replacement: Ben Spencer