New Zealand vs. England: Score and Lessons Learned from Auckland Test

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New Zealand vs. England: Score and Lessons Learned from Auckland Test
Ross Setford/Associated Press

New Zealand 20-15 England

New Zealand squeaked home against a determined England in Auckland on Saturday.

Performances by a host of players considered far from first choice before this game will have given Stuart Lancaster plenty of food for thought while New Zealand will be thankful to have escaped with Conrad Smith's late try.

This was far from the slaughter feared given the number of players missing from the touring side, with England controlling large sections of the game.

Here are the lessons learned.

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