Wales welcome England to Cardiff for Spherical Three of the Six Nations on Saturday
Kick off: 17:45 CET
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
The sport may play a decisive function in deciding the result of this 12 months’s Six Nations. On high of that the rivalry between the pair is as intense because it comes – so we anticipate an thrilling match. Discover the newest odds right here.
Wales Staff Information
“#WALvENG would not want a lot bigging up,” says @George_North. “That is the one you need to be concerned with.”
– https://t.co/uh7O25ISDi #GuinnessSixNations pic.twitter.com/0G1siTzu9P
— Welsh Rugby Union (@WelshRugbyUnion) February 22, 2019
Wales’ win in Rome in Spherical 2 noticed them equal their all-time successful sequence of 11 Assessments set between 1907 and 1910 – yet one more W and this group of gamers will create a legacy and write new sporting historical past.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland: “We all know how essential this sport is for the remainder of the championship.
“It’s a large problem enjoying in opposition to an England staff that’s enjoying rather well and with lots of confidence and we’ve obtained to make it troublesome for them on Saturday.
“We’re trying ahead to it and we all know the Welsh followers are too and it’s going to be an enormous weekend within the Six Nations.”
Wales have made 11 adjustments from the win over Italy, with Gareth Anscombe most popular to Dan Biggar at fly-half.
Wales: 15-L Williams; 14-North, 13-J Davies, 12-Parkes, 11-Adams; 10-Anscombe, 9-G Davies; 1-R Evans, 2-Owens, Three-Francis, Four-Hill, 5-AW Jones (capt), 6-Navidi, 7-Tipuric, Eight-Moriarty.
Replacements: 16-Dee, 17-Smith, 18-Lewis, 19-Beard, 20-Wainwright, 21-A Davies, 22-Biggar, 23-Watkin.
England Staff Information
“It is all about Wales…it is the most important sport they are going to play of their lives.”
Eddie on #WALvENG https://t.co/JxW7b2SA7s #WearTheRose @O2sports pic.twitter.com/vy3MeoRZu4
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) February 21, 2019
England make solely two adjustments from the facet that thumped France 44-Eight a fortnight in the past. Jack Nowell, a round-one starter in Dublin, replaces Chris Ashton (calf pressure) at right-wing whereas Ben Moon resumes loosehead duties from Mako Vunipola (ankle).
Vunipola’s absence, together with that of Maro Itoje, nonetheless recovering from a knee damage, means England received’t possess the identical energy as of their startling first-round win over the Irish.
Brad Shields and Joe Cokanasiga are included within the match-day 23 for the primary time this match and each stand to make their Six Nations debut.
Remarkably, Courtney Lawes is the one beginning ahead who additionally began the win over Wales final 12 months, and even he has modified place, from six to lock.
England head Eddie Jones believes his facet are developing in opposition to “intense rivals” on Saturday.
“England and Wales is at all times a giant sport,” stated Jones, as he defined Wales are “Intense rivals and there’s the historic context to it, however for us it’s our most essential sport as a result of it’s our subsequent sport and that’s how we’re treating it.”
England: 15-Daly; 14-Nowell, 13-Slade, 12-Tuilagi, 11-Could; 10-Farrell (capt), 9-Youngs; 1-Moon, 2-George, Three-Sinckler, Four-Lawes, 5-Kruis, 6-Wilson, 7-Curry, Eight-B Vunipola.
Replacements: 16-Cowan-Dickie, 17-Genge, 18-Williams, 19-Launchbury, 20-Shields, 21-Robson, 22-Ford, 23-Cokanasiga.
Prediction and Odds
England have received their final 5 Six Nations video games in opposition to Wales, nevertheless, the final 4 of these victories have all come by margins smaller than that of a transformed strive.
A Wales win would maintain hopes of a Welsh Grand Slam alive and would see Warren Gatland’s facet break the nationwide file and safe their 12th consecutive win. Nevertheless, we imagine that England will edge by.
Prediction: Wales 16 England 21.
Discover all the newest odds HERE, courtesy of Yobetit.
2018: England 12-6 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2017: Wales 16-21 England, Principality Stadium
2016: England 27-13 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2016: England 25-21 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2015: England 25-28 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2015: Wales 16-21 England, Principality Stadium
2014: England 29-18 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2013: Wales 30-Three England, Principality Stadium
2012: England 12-19 Wales, Twickenham Stadium
2011: Wales 19-26 England, Principality Stadium