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  • Brown, Burrell,
    Penalty goals: Farrell,
    Drop goals: Care,
    Conversions: Farrell (2),
  • RBS Six Nations
  • 8th Feb 2014
  • KO 17:00
  • Ground: Murrayfield, Edinburgh
  • Att: 67,100

Scotland v England - Live

Last updated: 8th February 2014  

Full Time Scotland 0 England 20

80 Weir puts the ball into touch under great pressure from the English chasers. It's the final act of the match and he referee blows his whistle to bring proceedings to a close. England will be happy with the win but they could easily have won this game by a bigger margin. They were in control from the outsets and are deserved winners. Scotland were awful, to put it plainly. They never threatened to cross England's try-line and committed several silly errors.

79 England are awarded a penalty when the Scots are offside and once again Farrell puts the ball out on the hosts' five-metre line.

76 Dunbar throws a pass to Scott, who tries to offload, under pressure to Hogg. The full-back is not on the same wavelength and watches as the ball goes into touch.

74 England attack at a line-out on Scotland's five-metre line but for the first time in the entire match it goes awry. Billy Vunipola can't hold on to Tom Youngs' throw which was crooked.

71 Nowell sets off on a run, just inside Scotland's half but is brought to ground by Wilson. Brown tries to pick up and go but knocks on in the process.

68 Scotland are pinned for slowing the ball down illegally inside their 22. Farrell puts the ball into touch on the home side's five-metre line.

65 England attack, from inside their half, and spread the ball wide amongst their backs. The end result is a disappointing one, however, as Brown kicks ahead and watches as Stuart Hogg touches down behind his try-line.

63 Scotland are trying desperately to get something from this game. They take the ball through 12 phases but are constantly met by a wall of white defenders.

Conversion60 CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 0-20. Farrell adds the extras to push his side further ahead.

TRY59 TRY, ENGLAND, BROWN! 0-18. Nowell beats a couple of defenders before offloading to Mike Brown, who gets in for his side's second five-pointer!

57 Farrell spots a gap behind Scotland's defence and launches a chip kick which rolls into touch inside the home side's 22.

55 England are pinned when Dylan Harltey goes off his feet, at a ruck inside Scotland's 22. Weir puts the ball out on his 10-metre line.

Yellow Card52 YELLOW CARD, SCOTLAND, DUNBAR! Dunbar receives his marching orders after he fails to release a tackled player on the ground.

51 Farrell pulls it wide of the uprights after England are awarded a penalty. This after Low is pinned for a scrum infringement.

48 Jonny May gathers the ball just inside his half and sets off on a mazy run beating five defenders! He is eventually stopped in his tracks on the edge of Scotland''s 22 by a desperate tackle from Alex Dunbar.

46 Things are getting heated up front when Courtney Lawes, Tom Wood and Wilson have a difference of opinion. Soon all the forwards are involved but referee Garcès has it under control and has a stern word with Lawes and Wilson, who are the main protagonists.

44 Scotland string several phases together and Hamilton, Denton and Wilson are all prominent ball carriers. They are soon close to the visitors' 22 but it all comes to nothing when Al Dickinson knocks on.

41 Farrell gets the second half started with a deep kick which Dave Denton gathers. He is tackled by Jonny May who fails to release the big number eight on the ground. Weir puts the resulting penalty into touch just inside England's half.

Half Time Scotland 0 England 13

40 Farrell makes a break and glides through Scotland's defence! He offloads to Burrell, on the hosts' 22, but the centre is stopped just short of the line by a great tackle from Matt Scott! England try to burrow their way over the line but the Scots' defence is resilient. When the ball fails to emerge from a ruck referee Jérôme Garcès has no option but to blow his whistle to indicate half-time. It's a lucky escape for the Scots, who have been under the cosh for most of the half. England have held the upperhand in most exchanges and deserve their lead. Scotland are struggling and it's little surprise that they haven't scored points yet.

39 England are awarded a penalty, after the Scots halt a maul illegally. Farrell kicks for touch and the ball goes out 10 metres from Scotland's 22.

37 Weir hoists an up-and-under but his effort is over-cooked and Nowell gathers, without any pressure, deep inside his 22.

34 Scotland take a quick throw in inside their half and when the ball comes out to Weir, he launches a cross-kick which rolls into touch on the edge of England's 22.

32 Farrell launches a bomb and Jack Nowell gives chase! He competes in the air with Stuart Hogg, who knocks the ball backwards but into touch.

Penalty29 PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 0-13. Farrell succeeds with another place-kick after Hamilton is pinned for using his hands in a ruck.

27 Care launches a bomb but Laidlaw has it covered and gathers despite great pressure from the English defence.

24 Chris Robshaw is pinned for entering a ruck from the side. Weir kicks for touch and puts the ball out just inside England's half.

21 Farrell gets a chance to add to his side's lead, after Sean Lamont is penalised for infringing at a ruck. He strikes it well but it's just to the left of the target.

18 Laidlaw has another shot at goal, after England infringe at a ruck but he's off target again. This time his effort hits the upright.

Conversion16 CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 0-10. Farrell adds the extras to extend the visitors' lead!

TRY15 TRY, ENGLAND, BURRELL! 0-8.Luther Burrell gets his second try in as many weeks, after running a superb line onto a Danny Care pass! This after England's forwards go on the drive from a line-out inside Scotland's 22.

14 Jim Hamilton is pinned for halting a maul illegally. Farrell puts the ball out deep inside Scotland's 22.

10 Greig Laidlaw gets a chance to draw the hosts level after Dylan Hartley goes off his feet at a ruck. His effort is just off target, however.

Drop Goal7 DROP GOAL, ENGLAND, CARE! 3-0. Danny Care opens the scoring with a sweetly-timed snap-shot from about 20 metres out! This after England''s forwards go on the drive from a line-out just outside Scotland''s 22.

6 Moray Low is pinned for playing the ball fro man offside position and Farrell puts the resulting penalty out on the edge of Scotland's 22.

4 Owen Farrell gets a chance to open the scoring, from the kicking tee, but slips as he kicks at goal, and his effort is wide of the mark. This after Ryan Wilson is pinned for being offside.

1 And we're off! Duncan Weir gets us underway with a deep kick which Billy Vunipola gathers inside his 22. He bumps off a couple of defenders, in trademark style, before going to ground.

0 It's time for the anthems. First up is England's God Save the Queen followed by Flower of Scotland.

0 Scotland have made three changes to their starting XV and three more changes to their bench for this clash. There's a new cap at openside flanker where 24-year-old Glasgow flank Chris Fusaro replaces Kelly Brown. Fusaro will be Scotland's 1052nd cap. Tommy Seymour will enjoy his first championship experience as he comes in for his injured Glasgow Warriors team-mate Sean Maitland on the wing, while Matt Scott, the Edinburgh centre, is promoted from the bench with Duncan Taylor now among the substitutes. Two other amendments on the bench see the experienced hooker Scott Lawson given the nod over Pat MacArthur and the younger of the Gray siblings, Jonny, preferred to Richie.

0 Despite going down in Paris to France last weekend, England boss Stuart Lancaster has kept the faith by naming an unchanged matchday 23. Gloucester's Jonny May has been passed fit after breaking his nose in the opening minutes of the 26-24 defeat to France in Paris, while Jack Nowell and Luther Burrell, impressive on their Test debuts last time out, get another opportunity to impress in their fledgling careers at the highest level. Chris Robshaw leads England again from openside flanker, with England forwards coach Graham Rowntree's pack remaining unchanged for the third successive Test.

Welcome Hello and welcome to Murrayfield for our live coverage of this Six Nations clash between traditional rivals Scotland and England. Both sides will be determined to secure victory after suffering defeats in their last weekend's opening round.

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