Johnson warns England

Lions legend Martin Johnson insists England must be on top of their game if they are to beat Samoa this weekend. [more]

Johnson warns England

Lions legend Martin Johnson insists England must be on top of their game if they are to beat Samoa this weekend.

England go into the clash on the back of a convincing 35-18 triumph over Australia and Johnson has warned his men not to rest on their laurels.

Samoa went down 20-10 in Ireland last weekend. But Ireland's win was far less convincing than the result suggests and the physical Samoans pose a real threat at Twickenham.
 
"The trick against Samoa is that we take care of our performance and mindset," said Johnson.
 
"We have to go out there and get the tempo like like we did last week. It is about keeping the foot down.
 
"The key is having the right mindset. That is what good teams do – go out and play. That is what we are trying to do, become consistent.
 
"We need to try to be better this week. Samoa are a real, real danger this weekend. This is no different to any other Test in the series. They have our full attention.
 
"They are a very dangerous side. They could have beaten Ireland last week.
 
"They have a very solid and competent set-piece, they are very comfortable on the ball. Samoa probably edged the breakdown against Ireland.
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