Alun Wyn Jones believes many won’t get the chance to redeem themselves for decisive third test

Alun Wyn Jones believes many won’t get the chance to redeem themselves for decisive third test


‘Gats is infamous for making modifications’: The Lions might see an enormous shake up for the third Test as captain Alun Wyn Jones fears many won’t have a chance to redeem themselves

  • The Lions misplaced 27-9 to South Africa on Saturday to arrange a sequence decider
  • Lions head coach Warren Gatland made three modifications from the first test
  • But Alun Wyn Jones has urged he’ll make greater than that for the third test 
  • South Africa have but to change their backline from the 2019 World Cup last 

Alun Wyn Jones stated his Lions solely had themselves to blame for their second Test capitulation, and now their heads are on the choice block for the decider.

For the third sequence in a row they need to win the last Test to style victory – which the 2013 Lions managed in Australia when captained in Sydney by the Welsh lock.

But captain Jones stated many might not have their shot at redemption when Warren Gatland selects his facet for the decider this week after performing badly in the second South Africa Test.

Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones accepted that his side were outplayed in the second test

Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones accepted that his facet have been outplayed in the second test

‘Everyone is properly conscious that Gats will make modifications,’ he stated.

‘There will most likely be alternatives for some and a sense we will most likely put it proper.

‘This week goes to be a giant week, it is going to be attention-grabbing to see what Gats does with the staff.

‘Immediately after the sport we acquired collectively and stated we had to stick collectively. Gats is infamous for making modifications and we go once more. There has been so much stated a few wounded Springbok. I believe the Lions have taken a dent as we speak and we’d like to put it proper.’

Tempers flared in the match with both sides struggling to keep their discipline throughout

Tempers flared in the match with each side struggling to maintain their self-discipline all through

Analysing how the vacationers misplaced Jones, the most capped man to play the sport – Saturday was his 159th Test cap and eleventh for the Lions – added:

‘We most likely got here second finest in the aerial battle and their set-piece turned up this week and put us below stress.

‘They most likely did to us what we wished to do to them. They tried to do it final week, they most likely simply did it higher, we noticed extra of it.

‘From our lack of sustaining possession in key areas, and freely giving penalties, that simply gave them a roll-on down the discipline, which you’ll’t do in opposition to any staff, not to mention the Springboks.’

Lions head coach Warren Gatland has never been shy to make changes, and plenty are expected for the third test

Lions head coach Warren Gatland has by no means been shy to make modifications, and lots are anticipated for the third test

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