SCOTLAND face defending world champions South Africa later today as they look to get their Rugby World Cup campaign started with a huge result.
The Scots go into this opening match with the wind in their sails after recently thrashing Georgia 33-6 at Murrayfield.
However, there will be pressure on Gregor Townsend to guide his men to the knock-out stages at a bare minimum following their 2019 Pool A exit.
Furthermore, Scottish fans are desperate to see glory having never seen their nation get to the latter stages of the Rugby World Cup this time out.
When is South Africa vs Scotland?
- South Africa's Rugby World Cup Pool B against Scotland will take place on Sunday, September 10 – TODAY!
- It is scheduled to get underway at 4.45pm BST.
- Stade Velodrome, Marseille is the arena for this fixture and it can host approximately 67,000 fans.
- The Springboks have won the last seven consecutive encounters against Scotland.
What TV channel is it on and can it be live streamed?
- South Africa vs Scotland will be broadcast LIVE on ITV 1 in the UK.
- Fans can also stream the entire action live via the ITV X app on any tablet or mobile device.
- Alternatively, SunSport will have minute-by-minute action of this Rugby World Cup opener through our live blog.
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Can I watch it for FREE?
Fans can watch South Africa vs Scotland for FREE as long as you hold a valid TV license in the UK.
Scotland: 15 Kinghorn, 14 Graham, 13 Jones, 12 Tuipulotu, 11 Van de Merwe, 10 Russell, 9 White. 1 Schoeman, 2 Turner, 3 Z Fagerson, 4 R Gray, 5 Gilchrist, 6 Ritchie, 7 Darge, 8 Dempsey.
South Africa team: 15 Willemse, 14 Arendse, 13 Kriel, 12 De Allende, 11 Kolbe, 10Libbock, 9 De Klerk. 1 Kitschoff, 2 Marx, 3 Malherbe, 4 Etzebeth, 5 Mostert, 6 Kolisi, 7 Du Toit, 8 Wiese.
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- South Africa to win 1/6
- Tie 33/1
- Scotland to win 4/1
*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes are correct at time of publication
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