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England taking their foot off the gas is a recurring theme, admits Eddie Jones

• Coach says lessons will be learned in time for World Cup
• ‘We need to get the right people in to help us sort it out’

Eddie Jones has conceded England have a mental block to work through, with no more competitive games before the World Cup.Having romped to a 31-0 lead at home to Scotland in only half an hour, they conceded 38 unanswered points. Scotland were only five minutes away from a first championship win at Twickenham since 1983, before George Ford’s try and conversion in the last minute rescued the draw.

“It’s a bit of a recurring theme for us,” Jones said. “I’ve probably experienced this at least three times in the last 12 months, where we’ve taken control of a game and let our foot off the gas and been unable to get control of it back.”

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