Hosts England and reigning champions New Zealand could find themselves paired in the same pool when the draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup takes place at London's Tate Modern gallery on Monday.
England scrum half Ben Youngs (L) breaks a tackle from New Zealand centre Conrad Smith (2nd R) and flanker Richie McCaw (R) during the international rugby union match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on December 1, 2012. England won the game 38-21, ending New Zealand's 20-game unbeaten run.
England's stunning 38-21 win over New Zealand across London at Twickenham on Saturday may have ended the All Blacks' 20-match unbeaten run but it was not enough for the 2015 hosts to secure a top four seeding.
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