Eddie Jones’ men hit back in style from last weekend’s 30-29 defeat by Argentina, to put their November campaign back on track ahead of meetings with New Zealand and South Africa.
Nick Purewal rates the England players...
Freddie Steward 9
The Leicester full-back produced a peerless display under the high ball and bolstered England’s attacking game.
Joe Cokanasiga 7
A fine showing from the powerhouse wing who was pressed into late service after Jack Nowell’s injury.
Guy Porter 7
Claimed a try brace in a solid showing from the Leicester centre.
Owen Farrell 8
A much-improved showing from the England captain, who linked well with Smith.
Jonny May 7
Yellow card a blot but an otherwise industrious showing from the fit-again flier.
Marcus Smith 8
Built his partnership with Farrell and showed some deft touches.
Jack van Poortvliet 9
A major improvement to England’s attacking game with pace, precision and panache.
Ellis Genge 8
Dominated at the scrum and carried dangerously around the park.
Luke Cowan-Dickie 8
Bullied Japan at the set-piece in a fine showing.
Kyle Sinckler 8
Played full part in England’s tight dominance in another potent showing.
David Ribbans 7
A very creditable debut from the developing Northampton lock.
Jonny Hill 7
Put himself about well in the first half as England put Japan to the sword.
Maro Itoje 8
Built on last weekend with a sharper and shrewder showing.
Tom Curry 7
Added continuity and impetus to the home side.
Sam Simmonds 8
This was his kind of game and he took full advantage with some fine open-field play.
Jamie George (for Cowan-Dickie, 53) 7
Kept up the pressure when it mattered for the home side.
Mako Vunipola (for Genge, 53) 6
Pinged a couple of times at the scrum before finding his feet.
Joe Heyes (for Sinckler, 66) 7
Ironed out a few kinks at the set-piece as England closed out the game in style.
Alex Coles (for Ribbans, 55) 7
Ensured England were able to see out the game well.
Billy Vunipola (for Hill, 61) 7
Put in a few big hits and carries at the death.
Ben Youngs (for Van Poortvliet, 64) 7
Eased the hosts home for a vital win.
Manu Tuilagi (for Cokanasiga, 64) 7
Put more minutes in the bank to continue his latest injury comeback.
Henry Slade (for Porter, 64) 8
An impressive cameo from the shrewd Exeter centre.