Wallabies vs England Live : England will be looking to right the wrongs of four years ago when they meet Australia for a place in the Rugby World Cup semi-final on Saturday.At the last World Cup, in 2015, England lost a must-win pool stage game against the Aussies that saw them dumped out on home soil.
Under Eddie Jones, however, they have won all six of their meetings against the Wallabies, and will be favourites to make it seven out of seven in Oita.England topped Pool C by winning all three of their completed games with bonus points, and then had what would have been the group decider with France called off because of Typhoon Hagibis.
Australia, meanwhile, had to settle for second place in Pool D after losing a crunch game of their own, against Wales.
Eddie Jones has sprung a big selection shock by switching Owen Farrell from inside centre to fly-half and dropping George Ford to the bench, with Manu Tuilagi stepping inside to 12 and Henry Slade coming into midfield.
It was England’s preferred 10-12-13 trio during the Six Nations and is no doubt designed at least in part to counteract the threat of imposing Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi.
No8 Billy Vunipola is fit to start after overcoming an ankle knock suffered against Argentina, while brother Mako replaces Joe Marler at loosehead.
Courtney Lawes is preferred to George Kruis in the second row.
England XV: Daly; Watson, Slade, Tuilagi, May; Farrell, Youngs; M Vunipola, George, Sinckler; Itoje, Lawes; Curry, Underhill, B Vunipola
Australia coach Michael Cheika has opted to move 19-year-old Jordan Petaia from the wing to outside centre, where he will partner Kerevi.
Reece Hodge returns from his three-match suspension and Kurtley Beale is retained at 15 after passing the necessary return to play protocols following a head knock sustained against Georgia.
Captain Michael Hooper forms his usual scavenging partnership with David Pocock and Allan Alaalatoa gets the nod over Sekope Kepu at tighthead.
Will Genia and Christian Lealiifano are paired together at half-back, while there is no place in the matchday squad for Dane Haylett-Petty.