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Maro Itoje promises England response

Maro Itoje promises England response

Maro Itoje says England will not make the same mistakes they did against Scotland when they head to France next weekend.

England went down 25-13 at Murrayfield in their last Six Nations fixture and Itoje insists his side are ready to respond to that disappointing loss.

The Saracens lock, who started at Murrayfield, expects a stern test from Les Bleus but he is convinced the Red Rose can get their campaign back on track with a win.

"The reality of the situation is that often when we win we hardly do everything right, and when we lose like we did last weekend we did a lot wrong, but it wasn't all doom and gloom; there were some positives to take from the game," he told England Rugby.

"Some big learnings that if we take on board, we will be a much better team."

He added: "France, like French clubs, are very physical, have a strong set piece and a bit of magic in their back line so I expect all of that.

"They have talented individuals and big men who like to carry hard and who are very confrontational."

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