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Everything you need to know ahead of England v Scotland

11 March 2017

We're down to the business end of the Six Nations this weekend, with only two games for each team to play and some cracking matches among them.

With the Triple Crown, Calcutta Cup and a possible first-ever RBS 6 Nations title up for grabs for the Scots, coach Cotter knows they can't afford to sit back and allow England to play.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Joseph is back in the team, while number eight Billy Vunipola is named among the replacements, having recovered from a knee injury.

Scotland: S Hogg (Glasgow); T Seymour (Glasgow), H Jones (Stormers), A Dunbar (Glasgow), T Visser (Harlequins); F Russell (Glasgow), A Price (Glasgow); G Reid (Glasgow), F Brown (Glasgow), Z Fagerson (Glasgow), R Gray (Toulouse), J Gray (Glasgow), J Barclay (Scarlets, capt), H Watson (Edinburgh), R Wilson (Glasgow).

Scotland, who have not won at Twickenham for 34 years, chose to stage their final practice session in a local park yesterday rather than stir up the ghosts of past visits to what has been a graveyard for them.

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That's why he will order his stars to take the game to the Auld Enemy, as Scotland go in search of a first win at the home of English rugby since 1983.

England have won their last 13 matches at Twickenham in the Championship, their record at the venue in the tournament is 14, set between 1998 and 2003.

Aussie Jones named an nearly identical team to face Scotland as his side push for an 18th straight win. We need to be strong in attack and defence to get them to adapt to our play.

But in worldwide colours the scales appear to be tipped the other way, Scotland's scrum has struggled in this year's Championship. England have failed to lead at the break in all three of their matches this year but gone on to win. "When we defend we know we will have to do so resiliently and when we get our hands on the ball we have players who are very keen to express themselves". They have gone how many games unbeaten.

Scotland's scrum has been an Achilles heel throughout the Six Nations and is sure to be targeted by England, although Haskell questions just how much front rows really do. "We have to give it our best but I think the pressure is on them". "It is a place steeped in history, and it is always an honour to come back". Jonny's brother Richie has made more tackles (41) than anyone else without missing one so far.

Everything you need to know ahead of England v Scotland