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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'
Conversion

George Ford converts the try.

80'
Try

England are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Joe Marchant picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

80'

Spellbinding play by Ben Youngs is finished off with a try.

80'

England decide to make a substitution, with Courtney Lawes getting some game time.

73'

England decide to make a substitution, with Ollie Chessum being replaced.

73'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Kanji Shimokawa getting some game time.

73'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Pieter Labuschagne being replaced.

73'

England decide to make a substitution, with Theo Dan getting some game time.

73'

England decide to make a substitution, with Jamie George being replaced.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Elliot Daly took full advantage.

71'

England make a substitution with Ollie Lawrence coming on.

68'

England make a substitution with Manu Tuilagi coming off.

68'

England make a substitution with Marcus Smith coming on.

68'

England make a substitution with Freddie Steward coming off.

68'
Conversion

The England supporters go wild as George Ford successfully kicks the conversion.

66'
Try

The kick through from England has allowed Freddie Steward to touch down.

65'

The defensive line has been broken as Freddie Steward goes through the gap.

65'

George Ford sets up the try.

65'

Japan sub Naoto Saito comes onto the field.

64'

Yutaka Nagare departs for Japan.

64'

England sub George Martin comes onto the field.

62'

Courtney Lawes departs for England.

62'

Japan sub Warner Dearns comes onto the field.

61'

Amato Fakatava departs for Japan.

61'

Japan sub Atsushi Sakate comes onto the field.

61'

Shota Horie departs for Japan.

61'

Ellis Genge comes on for England.

58'

Joe Marler leaves the field.

58'

Ben Youngs comes on for England.

58'

Alex Mitchell leaves the field.

58'

What a run here by Dylan Riley as they get over the gainline!

57'

What a run here by Kotaro Matsushima as they get over the gainline!

57'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as George Ford kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

A penetrating move by England results in a try for Courtney Lawes.

55'

What a run here by Courtney Lawes as they get over the gainline!

55'

What a run here by Ben Earl as they get over the gainline!

55'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda does the business as their penalty goal attempt goes over.

53'

Will Stuart comes on.

50'

Kyle Sinckler comes off.

50'

Billy Vunipola comes on.

50'

Lewis Ludlam comes off.

50'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Dylan Riley getting some game time.

49'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Jone Naikabula being replaced.

49'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Craig Millar getting some game time.

49'

Japan decide to make a substitution, with Keita Inagaki being replaced.

49'

Elliot Daly makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43'

Jonny May makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43'

Fabulous play by England has led to Ben Earl being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

Japan make a substitution with Asaeli Ai Valu coming on.

40'

Japan make a substitution with Jiwon Gu coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

41'
Penalty Goal

George Ford kicks the penalty.

41'

Fabulous play by Japan has led to Michael Leitch being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'
Penalty Goal

The Japan supporters go wild as Rikiya Matsuda successfully kicks the penalty goal.

31'

George Ford takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.

29'
Conversion

George Ford makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

25'
Try

England are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Lewis Ludlam picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

23'

That's a great try assist by Joe Marler.

23'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda adds the points for Japan.

22'
Penalty Goal

Rikiya Matsuda makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Tomoki Osada took full advantage.

11'

A gap opened in the defence and Courtney Lawes took full advantage.

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Jone Naikabula goes through the gap.

7'

Lomano Lemeki comes on for Japan.

6'

Semisi Masirewa leaves the field.

6'
Penalty Goal

George Ford has kicked a penalty goal.

3'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Bonus Points Awarded

+1
4 Tries scored

Match Details

England v Japan

Rugby World Cup - Round 2
Sun 17th September 2023, 03:00pm
Allianz Riviera

Points Flow Chart

 
England
Japan
England
Time in lead
Japan
70
Mins in lead
1
86%
% Of Game In Lead
1%
71%
Possession Last 10 min
29%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Ford
34 - 12
80'
Marchant
32 - 12
80'
Ford
27 - 12
66'
Steward
25 - 12
65'
Ford
20 - 12
55'
Lawes
18 - 12
55'
Matsuda
53'
13 - 12
Half Time
Ford
13 - 9
41'
Matsuda
31'
10 - 9
Ford
10 - 6
25'
Ludlam
8 - 6
23'
Matsuda
22'
3 - 6
Matsuda
14'
3 - 3
Ford
3 - 0
3'
Start

Win Probability

England
87%
Draw
1%
Japan
12%
Conversion by George Ford

Momentum

0'
HT
FT
England
Japan

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2.5
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1
3
Entries

Attack Profile

England
Japan
More Less More

Defence Profile

England
Japan
More Less More

Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
56%
58%
3-6 secs
19%
25%
6+ secs
22%
12%
99
Rucks Won
54

Last 5 Penalties

40'
42'
52'
73'
77'
England
Japan

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