England v USA, Rugby World Cup 2019: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

Manu Tuilagi celebrates England's second try in the win over Tonga - Kyodo News
Manu Tuilagi celebrates England's second try in the win over Tonga - Kyodo News

What is it?

England vs the USA the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. England attempt to make it two wins from two on their path to redemption after crashing out of their own home World Cup during the pool stages four years ago in 2015.

When is it?

Thursday the 26th of September. - it will be played at the Kobe Misake Stadium in Kobe City.

What time is kick-off?

Kick-off for this game is 11:45am BST, 7:45pm local time

What TV channel is it on?

This game, England's second in the tournament, will be broadcast on ITV, with the replays and a live stream available on the ITV Hub. Alternatively, you can follow all the action here with Telegraph Sport.

What is the latest squad news?

England will need to assess the fitness of Jonny May, who was brought off during the win over Tonga on Sunday.

The team will be announced early this week so return then to find out who has made the XV.

USA World Cup squad:

Forwards (18): David Ainu’u Malon Al-Jiboori Nate Brakeley Nick Civetta Cam Dolan Dylan Fawsitt Eric Fry Hanco Germishuys James Hilterbrand Olive Kilifi Tony Lamborn Titi Lamositele Ben Landry Paul Mullen Gregory Peterson Ben Pinkelman John Quill Joseph Taufete’e

Backs (13):

Blaine Scully (C) Nate Augspurger Marcel Brache Bryce Campbel Shaun Davies Ruben De Haas Will Hooley Martin Iosefo Paul Lasike AJ MacGinty Will Magie Thretton Palamo Mike Te’o

What has happened in previous meetings?

England and USA last met at the 2007 Rugby World Cup at the Stade Felix Bollaert in Lens, France. England claimed a 28-10 victory that day. This will be the sixth time these two teams have met, having first played each other during the 1987 World Cup in Australia.

What are the betting odds?

  • England to win: 1/100

  • USA to win: 50/1

  • Draw: 100/1 

Read our guide on betting tips and odds

What is our prediction?

Predicted score: A game England should be able to win handedly with a rotated side. England to run away with a 30-point win.

Predicted score: England 45 USA 10

Read our experts' predictions for the tournament.