England vs Italy live: Latest score and updates from the Six Nations clash at Twickenham

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Latest news:

  • England beat Wales in their opening Six Nations match as they secured a 21-16 win in Cardiff.
  • Italy suffered a 26-3 defeat to reigning champions Ireland.
  • England have never lost in the 20 matches they've played against Italy.
  • England have 11 injuries to first-team players with Owen Farrell, Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes among those absent.
  • David Wilson will miss the entire Six Nations after undergoing neck surgery.
  • England are joint-favourites for the 2015 Six Nations title alongside Ireland.
  • Ireland host France at 5.30pm.

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Teams:

England: Mike Brown; Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Luther Burrell, Jonny May; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley, Dan Cole; Dave Attwood, George Kruis; James Haskell, Chris Robshaw, Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: Tom Youngs, Mako Vunipola, Kieran Brookes, Nick Easter, Tom Croft, Richard Wigglesworth, Danny Cipriani, Billy Twelvetrees.

Italy: Luke McLean; Leonardo Sarto, Luca Morisi, Andrea Masi, Giovanbattista Venditti; Kelly Haimona, Edoardo Gori; Alberto DeMarchi, Leonardo Ghiraldini, Martin Castrogiovanni; George Biagi, Marco Bortolami; Francesco Minto, Mauro Bergamasco, Sergio Parisse.

Replacements: Andrea Manici, Matias Aguero, Dario Chistolini, Joshua Furno, Samuela Vunisa, Guglielmo Palazzani, Tommaso Allan, Giulio Bisegni

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