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Rhys Webb carries a look of dejection as his Wales side lose late on against England

Wales have made two changes to their starting line-up for Saturday's Six Nations clash against England in Cardiff.

"We are a gritty team with characters in there that don't know how to get beaten, and that was evident here. Joe Launchbury as well".

Wales took their talents to Rome where they started slowly but after the arrival of nippy replacement five eighths Sam Davies got their game together and spanked Italy.

That difference in experienced told early on as two promising England moves ended with Wales forcing ruck turnovers.

England's Elliot Daly scores their second try.

He helped England notch the first try before the first quarter was over.

Farrell missed the conversion and, after Halfpenny responded with a penalty, England needed Jack Nowell to rescue them when Dan Biggar chipped ahead a loose ball.

England finally threatened the Welsh line with their next attack, only for Biggar to intercept a Youngs pass and charge half the length of the field, Wales' fly-half ultimately being out-paced by Daly after kicking forward. "Haskell is not fit to start, Wood was not influential enough against France and Jones will have had in his mind Clifford's performance against Wales at Twickenham in May, when he was superb at number eight".

Haskell, though, gave away a penalty in front of the England posts and the deadly once Halfpenny again made no mistake with his kick.

However, they failed to capitalise and, instead, Wasps winger Elliot Daly came up with the crucial try in the 77th minute to break their hearts and extend England's winning run to 16 games.

Elliot Daly scored a last-gasp try to secure the points for Eddie Jones side in Cardiff
Elliot Daly scored a last-gasp try to secure the points for Eddie Jones side in Cardiff

It was a dramatic end to an incredible game.

"They're not a side you get around because of the way they defend, so you have to go through them".

"You just have to take it in your stride".

Daly plays centre for his club, and England coach Eddie Jones said, "We're not sure what's his best position but he's handy on the wing".

"It was a great atmosphere".

While England, who eked out a win over France in their opening match of the 6 Nations, have suffered some pretty poor defeats in the past in Cardiff, they will come into this game on the back of a victory over the Welsh the last time these two sides met in Wales.

A second penalty from Leigh Halfpenny, followed by a converted try from Liam Williams, gave Wales a 13-8 lead at half time.

Jones insisted he has been psychologically "cuddling" his England players in anticipation of the renewal of a special rivalry. In the first (Six Nations) games at the weekend, there is always a rustiness, and we saw elements of that, but no doubt they will be ready for this game.

"We are just going to concentrate on ourselves and put a big focus on ourselves".

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