By Gary Fitzgerald For Mailonline
Published: 14:23 GMT, 3 November 2019 | Updated: 14:23 GMT, 3 November 2019
Alex Goode fears it will be 'tough' for his Saracens team-mates to get back to the hard daily grind of club action following their physically and emotionally draining exploits in Japan.
But the full-back still predicts Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola and the rest will be eager simply get back out onto the field in order to prove a point and bash the World Cup heartbreak out of their system, seven English Sarries stars were involved in Saturday's 32-12 loss to the Springboks.
Club director of rugby Mark McCall will have the face prospect of trying to lift and re-motivate the players for the rest of the club season when they return to the training ground after a break.
Saracens full-back Alex Goode believes Saracens' losing World Cup players may struggle
(l-r) Jamie George, Mako Vunipola and Owen Farrell were among the losing Sarries players
And Goode claimed: 'It will be very tricky for them to get going again when they return. Getting to a World Cup Final was a huge effort and achievement for the players. But having all that mental and physical emotion of being beaten in that manner means it will be hard for them to recover.