Eddie Jones makes bold Owen Farrell claim after comeback win

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England, showing 11 changes to the side that suffered an agonising 16-15 loss at home to world champions New Zealand last week, opened the scoring with a third-minute try from scrumhalf Danny Care.

"We were tested and probably got seduced by the game in the first couple of minutes, scoring an easy try, and the players subconsciously think it is going to be easy and we knocked off a bit in a our effort and attitude which is disappointing".

However, tries from Mark Wilson, Joe Cokanasiga and Dylan Hartley earned Jones' side a comeback win at Twickenham.

"Japan are a hard side to play against if you haven't played them before but I think our second-half response was excellent", added Jones, whose side complete their November programme at home to his native Australia, fresh from a 26-7 win over Italy in Padua on Saturday.

Jones had made 11 changes to the team that went so close to beating New Zealand last week and England certainly looked a different side as Japan ripped through their defence nearly at will, scoring through Ryoto Nakamura and inspirational captain Michael Leitch.

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Former Wallaby boss Jones added: "It was a game that tested us today - we put out a different team, different combinations and was a fantastic test for us and our players will have learnt a lot from it". We responded well in the second half but it took us a while to get there.

And Jones has hailed Farrell, who came off the bench, for his impact against Japan. "But now they get to play the All Blacks and England in front of 82,000 at Twickenham. They are a proper rugby country and I'm really pleased for them".

"Eddie Jones' comments fired me up a bit but at the end of the day we still prepare how we prepare".

"We were actually in a pretty good position and we just needed to find the right way to play in the second half and Japan is a hard side to play if you haven't played against them before".

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