New Zealand rugby pundits blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks' shock loss to England, also suggesting over-confidence contributed to the defeat.
England wing Chris Ashton (C) goes over to score a try against New Zealand during the international rugby union match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London, on December 1, 2012. England ended the world champions' 20-match unbeaten run with a stunning 38-21 victory.
Media were full of praise for England after they ended the world champions' 20-Test winning sequence with a famous 38-21 victory at Twickenham, comparing them to Martin Johnson's 2003 World Cup winners.
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