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Player ratings: Fading fast

The defeat at Twickenham on Saturday has left World Cup hosts England with a mountain to climb.

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With Australia up next, England may need other results to go their way if their are to emerge from the tournament's pool of death and advance to the play-offs.

Jan de Koning rates the England players!

15 Mike Brown:

Although he was not entirely flawless, his array of skills appear limitless – arguably the premier fullback in the world.

8/10

14 Anthony Watson:

Great pace and carrying the ball, but some poor passing and also conceded a crucial penalty.

6/10

13 Brad Barritt:

Solid on defence, but limited on attack.

5/10

12 Sam Burgess:

Enjoyed his duel with Jamie Roberts and managed a couple of big hits.

6/10

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11 Jonny May:

Showed his finishing class and made all his tackles.

6/10

10 Owen Farrell:

Took command of the game and moved back to the top of England's flyhalf rankings. He'll play a crucial role in the rest of the tournament, as George Ford is well be low his standards.

8/10

9 Ben Youngs:

Was a constant menace with ball in hand and his sniping runs often got his team on the front foot. May have been a huge mistake to replace him so early in the second half.

7/10.

8 Billy Vunipola:

Plenty of carries, always making metres, and also making a heap of tackles.

7/10

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7 Chris Robshaw:

Pushed the envelope and got penalised at the breakdown on a couple of occasions.

5/10

6 Tom Wood:

Drifted in and out of the game, conceded a crucial turnover and a couple of penalties.

5/10

5 Courtney Lawes:

Collapsed an early maul and cost his team points. Did not improve much from there and was replaced at half-time. Appeared to have carried an injury.

4/10

4 Geoff Parling:

Some amazing cover defence, but needs to contribute more in other areas.

6/10

3 Dan Cole:

Very powerful in the early scrum and some decent work on defence.

6/10

2 Tom Youngs:

Conceded a silly early penalty and a few turnovers later in the match. Decent work on defence.

6/10

1 Joe Marler:

He may be strong in the scrums, but his poor workrate cost his team.

4/10

Replacements:

16 Rob Webber (on for T Youngs, 67th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

17 Mako Vunipola (on for Marler, 61st min):

Made no impact whatsoever.

5/10

18 Kieran Brookes (on for Cole, 72nd min):

Not enough time to be rated.

19 Joe Launchbury (on for Lawes, 41st min):

He had his moments, but also conceded turnovers and penalties.

6/10

20 James Haskell (on for B Vunipola, 63rd minute):

Another who added nothing to the game after he came on.

5/10

21 Richard Wigglesworth (on for B Youngs, 49th minute):

Probably the worst replacement made on the day.

4/10

22 George Ford (on for Burgess, 70th min):

Not enough time to be rated.

23 Alex Goode:

Not used.

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