Eddie Jones: 'Scotland were too good for England'

History boys Scotland lift the Calcutta Cup for the first time since 2008

History boys Scotland lift the Calcutta Cup for the first time since 2008RUSSELL CHEYNE

Scotland threw this season's title race wide open with their first win over old rivals England in a decade.

Bold words but Te'o will have to live with them for a while yet after the Scots blew England off the Murrayfield pitch on Saturday. The games are so big, I always used to treat it as separate games, not really connected to the week before, the year before, you've just got to get over what's in front of you.

England trailed 22-6 at half-time as Finn Russell orchestrated a blistering series of tries that saw Huw Jones cross twice before Sean Maitland finished a dazzling third that swept from touchline to touchline before concluding in the left corner. Jonny May had a few injections of speed that livened up the game, but the end result was missing. Owen Farrell was in the middle of it all, and things apparently got pretty heated. "I take full responsibility and I have to work out what I did wrong and work out how to fix it".

"We were ready for it, it is the Calcutta Cup, it is 144 years of rugby history", Jones said.

"Going over there, whatever we did today we'll have to up that performance". 'Sixty-five thousand people all passionate about Scotland, you get off the bus and people are yelling abuse at you.

"We knew all of that but we weren't good enough to handle it".

"Have you got an Iphone 10?" I apologise for our performance.

In a victory that will give Ireland cause for concern, Scotland fully deserved their victory in front of a raucous Murrayfield crowd as they dominated the game from start to finish. "He has accepted and understood the responsibility more", Jones said.

"Scotland played well. Full marks to Scotland", he told ITV. Scotland captain John Barclay said he was in the toilet at the time. Needless to say, it was not ideal preparation for an worldwide Test match. Like England, the Scots have two victories from three and can still win the title. "The vision's better on an Iphone 10".

Scotland had not scored a try against England at Murrayfield since wing Simon Danielli went over in 2004.

It was a hugely impressive display by a Scotland side who a year ago suffered a 61-21 thrashing by England at Twickenham.

"These are lessons you don't want to have but they're the best lessons in the world", Jones added.

"But to be honest we don't take much notice".

"We can't have had more than 20 per cent possession and territory in that first half. I didn't prepare the team as well as I should have and that's my fault".

We'll learn a lot about Eddie Jones' England team in Paris where it's not an easy place to win. However, Ireland are closer to England than they have been in nearly two years.

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