Les Bleus had been rampant at Twickenham, working in seven tries to triumph by a whopping 43 factors, 53-10, and inflicting a third-largest lack of all-time on the shell-shocked hosts.
It was an abysmal day for brand spanking new head coach Steve Borthwick, the RFU and anybody related to English rugby as their weaknesses had been ruthlessly uncovered, destroying any momentum that had been constructed up with consecutive wins as they face a frightening journey to Dublin to spherical off the match.
Nick Purewal was at Twickenham on Saturday to charge the England gamers in a determined defeat.
Freddie Steward 6
A uncommon respectable efficiency, undone by being blocked to a key ball however left with pleasure intact.
Max Malins 5
Struggled to get into the sport regardless of a number of early involvements, unluckly to not rating.
Henry Slade 5
Did not make something occur however had preciously little to work with.
Ollie Lawrence 4
Couldn’t get on the entrance foot with England bested up entrance.
Anthony Watson 4
Quiet by his requirements, battled exhausting however had treasured few possibilities to make something occur.
Marcus Smith 5
Did what he might with what he had, however what he had was not practically ok.
Jack van Poortvliet 4
Did not take management on the base of the ruck in a messy efficiency.
Ellis Genge 5
This man deserved a lot greater than this for his first outing as captain.
Jamie George 4
Struggled to get his recreation moving into any space.
Kyle Sinckler 5
Stable within the scrum for essentially the most half however England had been battered within the free.
Maro Itoje 4
One other quiet recreation by his lofty requirements.
Ollie Chessum 4
Couldn’t impose himself on the rampant French pack.
Lewis Ludlam 4
Utterly outgunned on the breakdown.
Jack Willis 4
Did not get a toe-hold on the sport on the ruck.
Alex Dombrandt 4
Should have hated being moved to outdoors centre, however had struggled earlier in any case.
Jack Walker (for Lawrence, 60’) 4
On too late to make something occur.
Mako Vunipola (for Genge, 64’) 4
Tried to revive some pleasure however it all fell aside.
Dan Cole (for Sinckler, 64’) 4
Unimaginable for the subs because the match disintegrated.
David Ribbans (for Dombrandt, 74’) 4
Had no time to make any impression.
Ben Curry (for Willis, 53’) 5
Stole one advantageous turnover however couldn’t pressure issues afterwards.
Alex Mitchell (for Van Poortvliet, 45’) 5
Pushed the tempo initially earlier than England collapsed.
Owen Farrell (for Slade, 45’) 5
The common captain is solely not a Take a look at match 12.
Henry Arundell (for Malins, 58’) 5
Put himself about however might have completed with some ball.