Scotland won their 2021 Six Nations tournament in a convincing manner by beating England (11-6) on Saturday, Scotland’s first success in London since 1983.
An effort by South African winger Duhan van der Merwe (29th) made a difference to the Scots against the double English title holders at Twickenham.
Thanks to this victory, the Scots completed 38 years on Saturday, winning a hard-fought (11-6) win in England without a win, but where they found a perfect game plan that they could implement until the end .
ud83c udff4 ??????? ud83c udfc9 ud83c udff4 ?????? Scotland’s XXL feat which wins at the end of the mystery against Rose’s XV on the lawn of Twickenham (6-11). The first time since 1983 for the Scots. The British say goodbye to the Grand Slam from day one # 6 ration #Benzco pic.twitter.com/QQAQKzS175
– France TV Sports (@francetvsport) 6 February, 2021
In terms of passion, we are far from the crazy comeback of 2019, where, 31–0, at half-time for XV de la Rose, an improbable 38–38 draw was born which we thought would be remembered. For years.
In less than two years, the Scots have fared better, at least in terms of results and history, with this good success.
Faced with the winners of the 2020 edition, Scotland confirmed last year’s beautiful promises when they lost their first two matches in Ireland and beat France to their only defeat (28-17) before winning the next three matches against England. Beat. in Wales.
More than victory, it was the impression of domination given by Greg Townsend’s men, rarely so much mocked against the English, which impressed.
The pack of XVs at Chardon lay under the extinguished English forward and the game at the foot of Finn Russell and Stuart Hogg allowed a wise possession on the ground, which weighed the English down.
Eddie Jones’ guys, who still lacked the five elements of choice, discouraged their attacking game, never managing to break through the dark blue defensive curtain.
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