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However, two second-half tries from Ben Youngs, his last international try coming against Ireland in this year’s RBS 6 Nations, helped England get to within four points before JP Pietersen settled the game with a late score.
South Africa’s victory was their ninth straight against England and gave them an unassailable 2-0 lead heading into the final game of the series in Port Elizabeth.
But while Lancaster admitted England’s slow start gave them a mountain to climb, he believes the experience will prove invaluable to his young side moving forward.
"It was tight. The boys are frustrated but we've got to bottle that frustration," said Lancaster, who saw Jonathan Joseph and Alex Goode make their international debuts.
"We were disappointed with the start, to give them 12 points before we got going.
"We have a young and developing side that has come to this iconic stadium and played a quality side. There are a lot of positives to take.
"We are in a great place going forward thanks to the culture and environment within the squad, and the young players coming through.
"The South Africa side had more than 500 caps between them. There have been one or two new additions, but generally, they are used to playing together.
"Our lads have come together with just over 200 caps, with a lot of lads who are in single figures for caps.
"Joe Marler is just 21, Alex Corbisiero is 23 and Manu Tuilagi is 21."