England coach Eddie Jones said his side had to 'dig deep' against — New Zealand — to reach the final of Rugby World Cup 2019.
«We had to battle hard today [...] I've just got to give so much credit to New Zealand the way they kept fighting right until the end, we had to dig deep to win that game,» said Jones when speaking at the post-match press conference in the Yokohama International Stadium on... Еще Saturday.
England produced a fearless performance to fell the two-time defending champions, dominating a game which many had predicted would be a step to far for the men in white.
As hype grows around the England team, Jones said more was to come from his squad.
«We are going to have to play better next week whoever we play against.»
England will face South Africa or Wales on Saturday, November 2.
Retiring New Zealand coach Steve Hansen was angered by a journalist's question about his side's attitude following their shock Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat.
« Because I've asked them at half-time to get hungrier, doesn't mean to say that they didn't turn up to be hungry. There's a big difference and if you want spend some time outside I'll give you some rugby education on that one,» he responded.
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