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England beat Argentina 27-10 in Pool D

Rugby World Cup 2023 | Match Centre | England 27:10 Argentina

England secured a remarkable 27-10 victory over Argentina in the Rugby World Cup despite playing with 14 men for most of the match. George Ford, standing in for the suspended Owen Farrell, shone as he scored all of England’s points, including three drop goals within a 10-minute first-half blitz that demoralized Argentina.

Under coach Steve Borthwick, England looked vastly improved, displaying speed in attack, unwavering defense, and discipline. The game was seen as a major challenge, especially after Tom Curry received a red card early on. Nevertheless, Ford’s leadership and accurate kicks, matching Jonny Wilkinson’s record, gave England a 12-3 halftime lead.

England’s fans rejoiced as the team delivered top-notch performances, dispelling earlier doubts. Coach Borthwick praised the blend of experienced and young players.

Argentina, ranked higher than England, struggled to mount attacks until scoring their only try in the final minute. The loss prompted reflection and improvement for the Argentine team.

In summary, England’s remarkable victory showcased their resurgent form and determination, with George Ford leading the charge. The match demonstrated England’s resilience and adaptability, providing renewed hope for their World Cup campaign.

Match Summary

Pool D | England 27:10 Argentina

England Scores:

PENS George Ford (10′, 46′, 54′, 59′, 66′, 75′)
DGS George Ford (27′, 31′, 37′)

Argentina Scores:

TRIES Rodrigo Bruni (79′)
CONV Emiliano Boffelli (80′)
PENS Emiliano Boffelli (5′)


Stade de Marseille, Marseille


Mathieu Raynal

Man of the match:

George Ford (England)


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