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Published 22/08/2015

James Haskell, third left, did his World Cup chances no harm in Paris
James Haskell, third left, did his World Cup chances no harm in Paris

MIKE BROWN: One of England's best performers on a night when little went right. 7

JACK NOWELL: Wriggled through tackles and always made yards. 7

JONATHAN JOSEPH: Ran in a late try but the match otherwise passed him by. 6

LUTHER BURRELL: Needed more and better ball to make a World Cup statement. 6

JONNY MAY: The ball did not come his way on a difficult night. 5

GEORGE FORD: One of his worst performances for England. 5

BEN YOUNGS: Looked off the pace and failed to provide the direction required. 5

JOE MARLER: Huffed and puffed but England's scrum was a mess. 5

TOM YOUNGS: Wayward line-out throwing is a real worry for England. 5

DAN COLE: The main culprit for the line-out malfunction. 5

JOE LAUNCHBURY: First game for England in a year and he will want to forget it. 6

COURTNEY LAWES: Unable to impose himself as the Red Rose pack faltered. 5

JAMES HASKELL: Threw himself around and could challenge Tom Wood. 7

CHRIS ROBSHAW: Another player to produce one of his worst Red Rose displays. 5

BILLY VUNIPOLA: Slimmed down number eight made his share of mistakes. 6

Replacements -

JAMIE GEORGE: First line-out throw was wobbly but improved thereafter. 5

MAKO VUNIPOLA: Stepped off the bench late in the game. 5

DAVID WILSON: England's scrum improved little with his arrival. 5

DAVE ATTWOOD: May have done enough for World Cup selection. 5

NICK EASTER: Late arrival gave him little chance to shine. 5

DANNY CARE: Failed to provide the spark required. 5

DANNY CIPRIANI: Made a difference when he came on. 6

BILLY TWELVETREES: Will not be involved in the World Cup after this. 5

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