Second Test: Chris Robshaw calls on England to back up talk with victory over New Zealand
Last Updated: 12/06/14 9:31am
Chris Robshaw has called on England to back up their talk with victory over New Zealand in Saturday's second Test.
A late Conrad Smith try gave the All Blacks a 20-15 win at the weekend, and England must reverse that result in Dunedin to keep the three-match series alive.
But, as Joe Marler revealed on Tuesday, the tightness of the opening contest has convinced the tourists world champions New Zealand can be beaten.
And captain Robshaw will lead from the front to ensure England take the game to their hosts at the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
"This game us massive," he said. "We want to go out there and win a series and that means we must win on Saturday so we're in a position to take the series into a decider.
"We're a confident squad at the moment, but it's one thing being confident, another going out there and doing the job successfully.
"Despite the result in the first Test, how we performed last weekend has given us even more belief. We have come here determined to impose our game plan. You can't come to New Zealand and play second fiddle.
"If we stand back and look at them play, they are an extremely dangerous team. No we want to get stuck in from the start and really prove ourselves."
Tune in to Sky Sports 1 on Saturday morning to see if England can keep the series alive. The second Test is live, and coverage begins at 8am