England vs Argentina live: England's winning streak continues with 27-14 victory in ill-disciplined affair

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England maintained their unbeaten run under Eddie Jones as they recorded their 12 consecutive victory this year, but they did it the hard way in an ill-disciplined affair at Twickenham with a 27-14 win over Argentina. Re-live the action here.

  • England beat Argentina 27-14 at Twickenham
  • Eddie Jones remains unbeaten with 12th straight victory
  • Elliot Daly sent-off after five minutes for the hosts
  • Argentina's replacement prop Enrique Pieretto also red carded for stamping on Joe Marler
  • Marler, Dan Cole and Pablo Matera all sin-binned
  • Jonny May adds to penalty try to secure win for England
  • Facundo Isa and Santiago Cordero score tries for Pumas
  • England face Australia at Twickenham next week

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Full-time: England beat Argentina 27-14
Welcome to The Independent's live coverage of today's autumn international between England and Argentina, brought to you from Twickenham Stadium.
 
England are riding a wave of momentum under Eddie Jones and are yet to lose or draw a match under the Australian. He makes four changes for today's match, with fit-again second-row George Kruis coming straight back into the side to replace the suspended Joe Launchbury, who received a two-week ban for kicking an opponent in the head last week.
 
Tom Wood also comes back into the side to replace Teimana Harrison at openside flanker, while Semesa Rokoduguni and Alex Goode are jettisoned out of the side with Jonny May and Mike Brown restored to the starting XV.
 
The match kicks off at 14:30, but we'll bring you all the latest news and build-up ahead of the game.
Early team news in at Twickenham with a change for Argentina, as full-back Joaquin Tuculet is ruled out. It means a quick reshuffle for the Pumas, with Santiago Cordero moving to 15 and Juan Pablo Estelles of Northampton Saints slotting in on the wing.
So what about the England team? Well, there's a return for this man, George Kruis, who's recovered from minor surgery to return to the second row. His comebacks is the perfect timing for Eddie Jones, given that Joe Launchbury picked up a two-week ban this week...
 
What did naughty Launchbury do? The in-form Wasps lock was found guilty of kicking Asaeli Tikoirotuma in the head during the first half of last weekend's victory over Fiji, and will miss both today's match as well as next week's clash with Australia.
 
It may be all-smiles for Eddie Jones since arriving in England, but the Aussie is still expecting a solid test today against what must be said is a tired Argentina side that had embarked on 50 different flights since featuring in the 2015 World Cup play-off last year.
 
Jones had high praise for George Ford after last week's victory, and reckons he is already as good as New Zealand's Beauden Barrett, the man recently crowned the World Rugby Player of the Year. Hmmm...
 
TEAMS:
England: M Brown; J May, J Joseph, O Farrell, E Daly; G Ford, B Youngs; M Vunipola, D Hartley, D Cole; C Lawes, G Kruis; C Robshaw, T Wood, B Vunipola.
Replacements: J George, J Marler, K Sinckler, C Ewels, T Harrison, D Care, B Te'o, H Slade.
Argentina: S Cordero; M Orlando, M Moroni, S Gonzalez Iglesias, JP Estelles; J M Hernandez, T Cubelli; L Noguera, A Creevy (capt), R Herrera, G Petti, M Alemanno, P Matera, J Ortega Desio, L Senatore.
Replacements: J Montoya, S Garcia Botta, E Pieretto, F Isa, T Lezana, M Landajo, J De La Fuente, G Ascarate.
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France).
Team news
 
Confirmation comes that Joaquin Tuculet is indeed ruled out after failing a fitness test yesterday, with Santiago Cordero switched to full-back and Juan Pablo Estelles playing on the left wing. Gabriel Ascarate is added to the replacements.
A few of the England backs emerge nice and early, with Owen Farrell, George Ford and Ben Youngs keen to get there kicking boots in gear before the full warm-up begins in about 15 minutes times.
Who will win today's match?
Here comes the rest of the England squad for the warm-up, as well as the Pumas as we tick closer towards kick-off. Just under 50 minutes until we're underway.
England arrive at Twickenham ahead of their clash with Argentina
 
With 20 minutes to go until kick-off, the sun is threatening to break through and, thankfully, shine right on the press box. It's certainly not as cold as last week, which will suit both teams today.
Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade casts his eye over the warm-up
 
The minutes are ticking down here as soprano Laura Wright makes her way across the hallowed turf of Twickenham singing another rousing rendition of Jerusalem.
The atmosphere begins to build as flames shoot into the air around the stadium and fireworks begin to go off into the autumn air. Argentina proved here last year why they remain one of the best teams to watch in the world, this could be set-up for an absolute cracker. here come the teams!

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Teams

England: M Brown; J May, J Joseph, O Farrell, E Daly; G Ford, B Youngs; M Vunipola, D Hartley, D Cole; C Lawes, G Kruis; C Robshaw, T Wood, B Vunipola.

Replacements: J George, J Marler, K Sinckler, C Ewels, T Harrison, D Care, B Te'o, H Slade.

Argentina: J Tuculet; M Orlando, M Moroni, S Gonzalez Iglesias, S Cordero; J M Hernandez, T Cubelli; L Noguera, A Creevy (capt), R Herrera, G Petti, M Alemanno, P Matera, J Ortega Desio, L Senatore.

Replacements: J Montoya, S Garcia Botta, E Pieretto, F Isa, T Lezana, M Landajo, J De La Fuente, J P Estelles.

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