Six Nations: Scotland 25-13 England

BBC SCOTLAND REPORT: Scotland scored three tries to earn a thrilling first victory over England since 2008 and open up the Six Nations title race at an exultant Murrayfield.

Centre Huw Jones scored two tries – Scotland’s first against England at home in 14 years – and Sean Maitland grabbed another as the hosts led 22-6.

Owen Farrell landed two penalties, and his converted try on the resumption brought England to within nine points.

But Finn Russell’s penalty after a Sam Underhill shoulder charge sealed it.

Underhill was yellow-carded for his no-arms challenge, giving Scotland a man advantage from the 66th to the 76th minute.

It was only a second defeat for England in 26 Tests under head coach Eddie Jones, and ended their hopes of a second Grand Slam in three years.

They remain in contention for a historic third successive Six Nations title, but now trail leaders Ireland – who they face in the final round – by five points.

After a break next weekend, England will face France in Paris on Saturday, 10 March, while Scotland – after a sixth successive home Six Nations win – will head to Dublin to tackle Ireland earlier the same day.

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