One Change For England Ahead Of Biggest Game In 12 Years

England will be playing arguably their biggest game since the 2007 World Cup final this Saturday against New Zealand, and for the occasion Eddie Jones has made just one adjustment to last week's lineup. 

George Ford will reclaim his place in the starting #10 shirt, replacing Henry Slade and bumping Owen Farrell back out to center. 


Against the powerful Australian midfield, Jones chose to go with more size and defensive presence, but this week it appears he is searching for a lineup better suited for running rugby. 

Ford is as good as they come in terms of attacking the defensive line and putting defenders in two minds. He has world-class vision from the flyhalf position, and has the ability to unlock even the staunchest of defenses, which he will see going up against the All Blacks. 

The forward pack will be nearly the same as the one that ran out against Australia. The starters are unchanged, but on the bench Mark Wilson replaces youngster Lewis Ludlam as an impact substitute. 

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