Match Facts

Wales have lost eight of their last 11 Tests against England (W3), however they have won the last two times they’ve hosted this fixture.

Wales have won their last two home games against England and will be aiming to win three in a row at home against England for the first time since 2005 to 2009.

England have won their last two away games, they’ve not won three in a row since June 2017 to February 2018 when they won a series in Argentina before defeating Italy in Rome in the Six Nations (excl. matches at neutral venues).

Wales come into this match after an 18-0 victory over Georgia in their last outing, the second time they’ve kept their opposition scoreless in a match so far in 2020 (42-0 v Italy), this after managing it just twice previously in the professional era (98-0 v Japan in Nov 2004, 66-0 v Fiji in Oct 2011).

England and Wales have met 10 times previously outside of the Home/Five/Six Nations since it began, England have won six of those 10 clashes (L4) but lost their most recent such fixture (17th August 2019).

England have the best tackle success rate (93%) of any side in the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, Wales are the only other side to have a success rate above 90%.

England have the best lineout success rate (97%, 34/35) of any side in the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, meanwhile Wales have the lowest rate (71%, 20/28).

After his brace against Ireland last week, Jonny May now has 31 tries for England, only Rory Underwood has more (49, Will Greenwood and Ben Cohen also have 31 each); May has scored three tries in seven games against Wales but all of those tries have come at Twickenham

England’s Billy Vunipola has made 34 tackles in the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, more than any other player from any side, he’s also made a team high 21 carries for England.

Louis Rees-Zammit registered a try and an assist in his appearance against Georgia last week, the only player in the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup to both score and assist a try.

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