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That game closely resembled Scotland’s clash with the Auld Enemy in the World Cup pool stages in the autumn when England won 16-12 despite being on the back foot for large parts.
And as Andy Robinson’s men now travel to Wales for Sunday’s Six Nations clash at the Millennium Stadium, Evans is desperate to shake off that feeling of déjà-vu.
“It felt just the same as the World Cup. We had some great performances, from guys like Dave Denton, and that’s why it would have been so great to have rewarded that with a win,” said the Castres winger.
“It’s not that we can’t score tries and break teams down. We broke England down and just weren’t able to finish it off.
“If you look at Ross Rennie’s pass to Mike [Blair], an inch earlier and Mike’s got it and probably going under the posts. It’s very small inches. That’s all it is to me – nothing to do with confidence.
“The fact that we're trying to play this game, which is a great way of playing when we get it right, is credit to how confident we are to do that, to play at that speed.
“It's about doing that for periods, noticing that we're low on numbers, slowing it down and doing a few phases to build it back up and going again. For me, that's what's going to make the difference.”
Wales and Scotland last met at the Millennium Stadium in the 2010 Six Nations with a last-gasp Shane Williams try proving enough to steal a 31-24 victory.
And Evans, who scored a fine try in that game two years ago that also saw brother Thom suffer a career-ending neck injury, insists that Warren Gatland’s side hold no fear for him and his teammates when they meet on Sunday.
“The big thing for us is to win; simple as that. We were gutted after defeat to England,” added Evans.
“Confidence is shattered a little bit, but I know we were on the verge of beating them (Wales) fairly comfortably last time, and we let it slip, so I’ve no doubt we can beat Wales at all. It’s just about getting it right on the day.”