England vs Fiji: What time does it start, what TV channel is it on, odds, teams and where can I watch it?

Everything you need to know about the Autumn international at Twickenham

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It’s a big game for…

Semesa Rokoduguni: Due to start against the country of his birth, the 29-year-old winger has just one cap to his name, against New Zealand in 2014, and will be hoping for more of an opportunity this time round as he replaces Marland Yarde in the starting line-up.

Best stat…

These two countries have played each other only six times in history and England have come out on top every time, with their last fixture coming in the pool stages of the 2015 World Cup.

Remember when…

Charlie Sharples and Manu Tuilagi ran in two tries each as England recorded their largest ever victory against Fiji at Twickenham in 2012. Toby Flood kicked 17 points to secure a 42-point winning margin in their opening autumn international of that year.

Player to watch…

Alex Goode: Voted last season’s Premiership Player of the Year, Goode has regularly found himself as second-choice full-back behind Mike Brown since 2013. However, in his first start since last year’s World Cup pool match against Uruguay, the Saracens double-winner has the chance to stake his claim for a more regular role in the XV.

Teams...

England: Alex Goode; Semesa Rokoduguni, Jonathan Joseph, Owen Farrell, Elliot Daly; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Mako Vunipola, Dylan Hartley, Dan Cole; Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes; Chris Robshaw, Teimana Harrison, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Jamie George, Joe Marler, Kyle Sinckler, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Hughes, Danny Care, Ben Te’o, Henry Slade.

Fiji: Metui Talebula; Benito Masilevu, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Albert Vulivuli, Nemani Nadolo; Josh Matavesi, Seru Vularika; Campese Ma'afu, Sunia Koto, Manasa Saulo; Api Ratuniyawara, Leone Nakarawa; Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Peceli Yato, Akapusi Qera.

Replacements: Tuapati Talemaitoga, Peni Ravai, Leeroy Atalifo, Nemia Soqeta, Naulia Dawai, Eremasi Radrodro, Nikola Matawalu, Kini Murimurivalu

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Alex Goode starts in place of Mike Brown at full-back (Getty)

Past three meetings…

England 35 Fiji 11, September 2015

England 54 Fiji 12, November 2012

England 45 Fiji 24, October 1999

Form guide…

England: WWWWWW

Fiji: WLLLWL

Vital information…

Kick-off: 2:30pm, Saturday 19 November

TV: Live on Sky Sports 2

Odds…

England to win: 1/250

Fiji to win: 40/1

Draw: 20/1

(Odds provided by SkyBet)

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