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49ers v Jags at Wembley
The Jacksonville Jaguars were caught in a Wembley storm as they were swept away by a rampant San Francisco 49ers 42-10.
The Jaguars will be making Wembley their second home in the coming years with three more games to play in the English capital over the next few seasons. Jacksonville crossed the Atlantic with a losing record of 0-7 and things didn't get any better on their first trip to London as their dismal streak continued.
The 49ers got on the score board early on and by the end of the first quarter were 14-0 up, with touchdowns from Frank Gore and Colin Kaepernick. San Francisco continued to pile on the pressure in the second quarter and went into the halftime break leading 28-3, with Kaepernick scoring two more touchdowns.
Jaguars did manage to get on the scoreboard before halftime with Josh Scobee converting a 38 yard field goal for three points. There looked to be more hope for Jacksonville as they came out for the the second half on the front foot and put the 49ers under pressure from the kick-off. The pressure paid off as the Jags scored their first touchdown of the night thanks to Mike Brown collecting a 29 yard pass from Chad Henne.
San Francisco have now won five games on the spin and have a record of 6-2 and are many peoples favourites to go all the way and win the Super Bowl in New Jersey on 2nd February at MetLife Stadium.
Speaking after the game tight end Vernon Davis said: "London is amazing, it was a great crowd, there were a lot of fans in the stadium tonight and they were all into it, it's something that I'll never forget. I think with the group of guys we have in this locker-room we can go all the way, I believe this is going to be an extraordinary year for us and I'm looking forward to rest of the season."
Kicker Josh Scobee spoke after the game: "Today things didn't go our way, we came up against a very good San Francisco side, but we are looking forward to coming back to London in the future. We are in a process with a lot of young players right now so over the coming years when we come over to play in London you are going to see those young players grow and we'll add to the team each year so you are going to see some improvements.