Former Bok flyhalf Joel Stransky says an 'average' Bok team could even struggle to beat Italy on their end-of-year tour.
The Springboks are set to kick off their tour with a clash against the Barbarians this Saturday before taking on England, Italy and Wales.
In an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, Stransky said a Springbok side that is 'not particularly well coached' was set for more disappointment at the end of a forgettable year.
'We are going to suffer defeats – that's the reality. I don't think this is a team that can beat England,' said Stransky.
'It's a team that will struggle against Wales. It's a team that might even struggle against Italy. The likelihood is we are going to experience defeat.'
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