Lions player ratings vs South Africa, powered by Lovell Rugby.
The series against South Africa will go to a decider after the Springboks won a fiery second Test 27-9 at Cape Town Stadium.
A heated first half saw the tourists lead 9-6 at the break with Dan Biggar kicking three penalties and Handre Pollard slotting two.
The hosts took the lead just four minutes after the restart when Makazole Mapimpi opening the try-scoring before Lukhanyo Am crossed on the hour mark to make it 18-9.
Pollard then slotted three late penalties to secure the win and set up a series finale next weekend.
Both sides will have to raise their level once again in what promises to be a thrilling series decider on Saturday, 7 August.
Scroll down for the Lions player ratings vs South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA: 27 (6)
- Tries: Mapimpi 44, Am 60
- Cons: Pollard 61
- Pens: Pollard 4,31,70,75,80
BRITISH & IRISH LIONS: 9 (9)
- Pens: Biggar 9,16,36
RAGING BULL MAN OF THE MATCH:
- Most carries: Stuart Hogg – 10
- Most metres made: Robbie Henshaw – 27
- Most tackles: Alun Wyn Jones – 14
- Most tackles missed: Owen Farrell – 2
- Defenders beaten: Mako Vunipola – 2
- Offloads: Maro Itoje – 1
- Turnovers won: Alun Wyn Jones – 1
- Turnovers conceded: Robbie Henshaw, Anthony Watson – 3
Lions player ratings vs South Africa:
Fullback: Stuart Hogg: Beaten in the air more than once and missed his tackle for the Mapimpi try. 4
Winger: Anthony Watson: Anonymous before conceding a penalty in the second-half. 5
Outside-centre: Chris Harris: Huge hit early on set the tone in a near perfect defensive performance. 7
Inside-centre: Robbie Henshaw: Once again the Lions most dangerous player, but failed to ground his best chance in the first half. Conceded three turnovers. 6.5
Winger: Duhan van der Merwe: Lucky to get away with an ugly hit on Pieter steph du-Toit before being yellow carded for a stupid trip on Kolbe. 3