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Summary

  1. Final score: Argentina 34-38 England
  2. Denny Solomona scores winner with first touch in Test rugby
  3. Yarde, May, Ford, Solomona tries, Ford 4 pens, 3 cons for Eng
  4. Boffelli, Lavanini, De la Fuente, Tuculet tries, Sanchez 4 cons, 1 pen, Hernandez drop-goal for Arg
  5. Tom Curry, 18, becomes youngest debutant since Jonny Wilkinson

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What a start to the Test series. Can we have Saturday night rugby every week?

It looks like we can for now as the second and final test is exactly a week today. Join us then for hopefully more of the same.

Until then, good night.

Eddie Jones looks a relieved man and he has been speaking to Eddie Butler: "It's a great result, but I am disappointed with the performance - we gave away too many points.

"But we have shown a tonne of team ethic. We had 10 young guys who come into a situation where we were chasing the game. They were fantastic. The young guys made mistakes but they did not dwell on them. Take Denny, he made two horrific defensive mistakes but then scored a fanatastic try.

"You know you have got players worth persevering with because they can bounce back like that.

"They way Argentina play, because they take risks, it gives you the chance to score tries.

"My aim is not to play like that every week, but play with more control and when we have the opportunity to use the ball, we will use the ball."

'The Lions will be watching'

Sir Clive Woodward

England's World Cup winning coach on BBC Two

The Lions will be watching this game very closely and there were some big performances today from these young England players.

Solomona scores last-minute winning try

The match is trending on Twitter, it is probably down to this last minute winner from Denny Solomona.

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Solomona scores last-minute winning try

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Keith Smithies: Just watched the most exciting game of rugby for ages. Mr Jones gets his teams playing great attacking rugby. I need a breather!

Solomona's magic

Jeremy Guscott

Former Lions and England centre on BBC Two

This kid is scoring tries, he can score from anywhere.

His weakness is in defence and you need to be all rounder on the wing to hold your position in the national side.

Denny Solomona
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Just tuned in now?

You've missed an absolute cracker with eight stunning tries.

But you can read our report here.

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Josh Verrills: What a test match. Superb end to end games by two very good international teams

Andrew Priestley: Beautiful, high-tempo running rugby from both sides. Defensive structure and organisation has been forgotten about altogether!

HeyJude: What a match ! What a watch ! Fast, furious and fantastic...congrats England...well-played

Argentina 34-38 England

Jeremy Guscott

Former Lions and England centre on BBC Two

They don't know each other very well at all. England are coming off the back of that loss against Ireland and they had to bounce back.After that performance against the strength of the Pumas it is just so uplifting.

Just to put Denny Solomona's try into context.

That was only his 16th senior game in rugby union.

George Ford: "I'm relieved.That game swung both ways. We couldn't get a grip of the game, we managed to get lucky at the end with a great try by Denny.

"First game of the tour so it's nice to start with a win, we know it will be harder next week and we will have to put in a better performance."

Argentina 34-38 England

Jeremy Guscott

Former Lions and England centre on BBC Two

I didn't think England would hold their nerve. With the inexperience coming off the bench I thought they were going to fold and collapse. But they came back and were absolutely phenomenal to play to the end.

This side got better with the tempo. Every time the game sped up they wanted to get hold of that ball and they gelled as the game went on.

Date for your diary: Saturday 17 June.

Argentina v England part II.

Full-time

Argentina 34-38 England

England win the scrum, George Ford puts the ball out of play and that's the game.

What a win, England win it at the death.

Denny Solomona, on as a sub in his first England appearance, wins the game.

Argentina 34-38 England

The hooter goes, but we have time for one more scrum....

Argentina 34-38 England

Andy Robinson

Former England and Scotland head coach on BBC Two

What a first touch from Denny Solomona. Incredible power step, he fends off and has the ability to power away and score under the posts.

Denny Solomona of England scores the winning try
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Converted try

Argentina 34-38 England (Solomona)

Denny Solomona.

What an impact, what a dream debut.

A hand-off, speed, power. What a run.

Argentina have no answer as the rugby league convert scores on debut.

Ford knocks over the conversion.

Solomona scores last-minute winning try

Drop-goal

Argentina 34-31 England (Hernandez)

England's defence creaks under the relentless pressure from the Pumas. Nigel Owens puts his hand up for penalty on the England 5m line, but the ball comes back to Juan Martin Hernandez and he slots a drop goal rather than try to do something on the free play.

Argentina lead by three but England have time.

Argentina 31-31 England

England win the line-out and they're now into the 22.

But Dylan Hartley loses the ball in the tackle and Argentina counter.

But Ramiro Moyano then knocks on after a huge tackle by Charlie Ewels. Nigel Owens says advantage over as Danny Care puts the ball into touch.

Argentina 31-31 England

The Pumas' rolling maul tests the England defence and puts them in the visitors' 22m.

But Nigel Owens calls a penalty and George Ford thumps England back down the pitch.

Good attacking platform for England.

Argentina 31-31 England

Tom Curry makes two huge tackles to win the turnover and England break from their own try line.

Jonny May receives the ball on the left wing but he goes for the chip and chase and it bounces into touch.

Watch some of the highlights from this second-half try fest.

Slade's 'outstanding' footwork sets up try
Argentina bounce-back with de la Fuente try
Tuculet extends Argentina's lead with 'brilliant' try

Argentina 31-31 England

Andy Robinson

Former England and Scotland head coach on BBC Two

Brilliant first touch from Piers Francis with the vision to get the offload and George Ford powers away to score in the corner.

The game has turned through a couple of Argentina mistakes.

31-31 is the right score for what we've seen so far, but I'm really looking forward to the final 12 minutes.

George Ford
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Try

Argentina 31-31 England (Ford)

George Ford intercepts a pass on the 22m, he exchanges passes with Piers Francis and finishes the move himself.

He then has the chance to put the visitors ahead but drags his conversion wide.

Somehow we are all square again.

Breathless stuff.

England strike back through Ford try

Argentina 31-26 England

The Pumas ringing the changes as Juan Martin Hernandez comes on for Nicolas Sanchez, which shows their strength in depth.

Will Collier comes on for Harry Williams and Matt Mullan is on for Ellis Genge as England change their props.

George Ford silences the crowd at least momentarily with a penalty.

George Ford of England
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Argentina 31-23 England

A moment of calm as we go back to the scrummaging problems of the first-half.

Argentina have run almost 200m so far in the second-half.

England's scum is put under huge pressure, it's shoved back and they concede a penalty.

What power by the Pumas, the crowd love it and they respond with a Mexican wave.

That might disappoint them, though, as Nicolas Sanchez drags his penalty wide.

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Small Man Peaky: Solomona has missed 3 tackles in 2 minutes. England in danger of being swamped here

James W: As the great Barry Davies once said, You have to say that is magnificent.

Andrew Preistley: This is an absolute corker of a Test match

Agustin Tuculet of Argentina
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Argentina 31-23 England

The Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario is rocking, what an atmosphere.

Nicolas Sanchez goes for a drop goal, but it's short.

Argentina 31-23 England

Andy Robinson

Former England and Scotland head coach on BBC Two

What great rugby! Positive rugby being rewarded. Argentina are moving the ball beautifully.

It's end-to-end rugby and this is what Argentina have developed against the southern hemisphere sides, playing in Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship. There is some real pace about the way they play.

The Argentinian supporters - they are currently all pogo-ing in the stands - are fantastic. It's a bit different to Swing Low. They are celebrating great rugby.

Converted try

Argentina 31-23 England

In a minute the game has turned on its head.

Argentina are ruthless. They start the move near their own tryline but sprint the length of the field, off-load after off-load as Joaquin Tuculet scores.

Stunning.

Tuculet extends Argentina's lead with 'brilliant' try

Converted try

Argentina 24-23 England

Nightmare start to international rugby as Denny Solomona slips as he goes to tackle Martin Landajo.

The scrum-half takes full advantage and sprints to the line before passing to Jeronimo de la Fuente to score in the middle of the posts

Nicolas Sanchez adds the extras.

Argentina bounce-back with de la Fuente try

Replacement

Argentina 17-23 England

Marland Yarde has been excellent today but his work is over as he is replaced by rugby league convert Denny Solomona.

Much is expected for the New Zealand born winger.

Argentina 17-23 England

Andy Robinson

Former England and Scotland head coach on BBC Two

Outstanding footballing skills from Henry Slade and that's why he's picked at 13 to do exactly that. It was unselfish from him and England have started the second half really well.

Already in this second half England have lifted the pace. They were a little bit slow in the first half but they've been exceptionally quick since the break which is why they've scored the points that they have.

Jonny May of England
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Converted try

Argentina 17-23 England (May)

What a try.

Take a bow Henry Slade.

Slade breaks the defensive line and then puts a perfectly weighted grubber kick behind the Pumas' defence, it rolls to the line and Jonny May has all the time in the world to touch down in the corner.

Sublime.

George Ford is metronomic out there as he makes it five kicks from five.

Slade's 'outstanding' footwork sets up try