England aims to solidify their impressive victory over Argentina as they face off against Japan in the Rugby World Cup. The clash in Nice could be crucial for England’s quarter-final aspirations, while Japan, known for their upsets, aims to make their mark once again.
Date, Kick-off Time, and Venue
- Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
- Kick-off Time: 8:00 PM BST
- Venue: Stade de Nice
Where to Watch England vs Japan
- TV Channel: In the UK, watch the game live on ITV1, starting at 7:15 PM.
- Live Stream: Catch the action on the ITV website and ITVX app via free live streaming.
England vs Japan Team News
- Tom Curry’s suspension leaves room for Ben Earl at flanker, with Billy Vunipola at No8.
- Captain Owen Farrell serves his two-game ban.
- Jack Willis and Henry Arundell are contenders for starting roles.
- Japan’s head coach Jamie Joseph is yet to announce the lineup.
Referee and Prediction
- Georgian official Nika Amashukeli referees the match.
- England is favored to win with a bonus point, given their strong recent form.
- England has a clear lead in past encounters, with 3 wins to Japan’s 0.
- England: 1/20
- Japan: 11/1
- Draw: 50/1