2019 World Cup: England v Argentina
Venue: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo Date: Saturday, 5 October Kick-off: 09:00 BST
Coverage: Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, live text commentary on BBC Sport website and app and live on ITV

George Ford is again at fly-half with captain Owen Farrell at inside centre as England face Argentina looking to claim three World Cup wins in a row.

It is the same team that opened the tournament against Tonga, other than the inclusion of lock George Kruis in place of Courtney Lawes.

Ben Youngs will become the third most capped England men’s player on Saturday with his 92nd game at scrum-half.

Head coach said: “Argentina are always about the physical contest.”

Jones has opted for a second-row combination of and Kruis allied to the youthful back row of Tom Curry, and Billy Vunipola for a match Argentina hooker Agustin Creevy has predicted will be “like a war”.

Winger Jack Nowell and prop Mako Vunipola have been selected on the replacements’ bench for the first time in the tournament after recovering from long-term injuries, with late squad bolter Lewis Ludlam also getting the nod.

Joe Marler, who retired from England duty a year ago, is in the front row alongside Jamie George and Kyle Sinckler.

Elliot Daly, Jonny May and Anthony Watson are selected in the back three.

“Argentina is a completely different team from others we have played so far in the pool stages,” said Jones, whose side have already defeated Tonga and the United States.

“This week it’s about getting our game right, our set-piece in a good place and making sure defensively we are organised and ready to find ways to score points against them.”

England team to face Argentina: Daly; Watson, Tuilagi, Farrell, May; Ford, B Youngs; Marler, George, Sinckler; Itoje, Kruis; Curry, Underhill, B Vunipola.

Replacements: Cowan-Dickie, M Vunipola, Cole, Lawes, Ludlam, Heinz, Slade, Nowell.

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