Argentina kicked four drop-goals and produced some stout defence to complete an 18-13 victory over France at the Stade de France in Paris.
England ended their five-game losing streak with a 28-9 win over Samoa at Twickenham and will go into their last game of the autumn against Australia next weekend with some confidence.
Warren Gatland insisted Wales can eventually prevail against the southern hemisphere sides after once again coming up just short against New Zealand.
England captain Chris Robshaw paid tribute to Samoa after the hard-fought 28-9 victory at Twickenham ended the hosts' five-game losing streak.
Winger Jonny May scored two tries as England ended their five-game losing streak with a 28-9 win over Samoa at Twickenham.
New Zealand lock Brodie Retallick has been named world rugby player of the year.
New Zealand produced a barnstorming late comeback to crush Wales' hopes of a famous win at the Millennium Stadium as the world champions ran out 34-16 winners.
Jamie Heaslip was delighted that Ireland managed to hold on to record a 26-23 victory over Australia in Dublin, completing their first autumn Test series clean sweep since 2006.
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will give his players homework to make sure they are geared up for the huge year that lies ahead.
Exeter Chiefs moved to the top of the Aviva Premiership table, for 24 hours at least, after a comprehensive 31-15 victory over Wasps at Sandy Park.
Ireland completed their first autumn Test series clean sweep since 2006 with a 26-23 victory over Australia, despite being outscored three tries to two in a thrilling clash in Dublin.
Gavin Henson kicked 18 points as Bath moved up to second in the Aviva Premiership with a 33-23 win over London Irish at the Madejski Stadium.