Result: Strong first half sets up England win

England score four tries at Twickenham to set up a 31-12 win over Argentina in the Autumn International series.

England have secured a comfortable 31-12 win over Argentina in their Autumn International Test at Twickenham.

Chris Ashton of England celebrates after scoring a try during the QBE International match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 9, 2013© Getty Images

The hosts took control of the match in the first half, with Joe Launchbury, Billy Twelvetrees and Chris Ashton all finding the try line.

Nicolas Sanchez kept the Pumas in contention in the second half, kicking a series of penalties to leave Argentina 12 points down with over 20 minutes left to play.

However, the home side continued to create the majority of the chances and were able to add a fourth try late on, as Ben Morgan broke off a tackle from Santiago Cordero before crashing over the whitewash.

England face New Zealand next weekend, while Argentina travel to Wales.

Saracens' Joel Tomkins races clear to score his team's first try during the match against Gloucester on September 15, 2013
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