Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 15 November Kick-off: 1430 GMT Coverage: Live on Sky Sports. Highlights on BBC Three (Saturday, 1930 GMT) and BBC Two (Sunday, 1500 GMT). Live text commentary on BBC Sport website
Palmer (left) will win his 12th cap, Vickery his 66th on Saturday
England have recalled former captain Phil Vickery and lock Tom Palmer to their starting team to face Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
Vickery takes over from Matt Stevens at tight-head prop, while Palmer replaces Nick Kennedy, a try-scoring debutant in the 39-13 win over the Pacific Islands.
Kennedy is out of the 22 altogether, with the other change seeing lock Simon Shaw drafted onto the bench.
The two changes signal England's intent to take on Australia up front.
Vickery is keen to grasp the opportunity
Vickery, who will win his 66th cap, and fellow prop Andrew Sheridan destroyed the Wallabies front row when the two teams met in an autumn Test at Twickenham in 2005, and again in last year's World Cup quarter-final in Marseille.
But manager Martin Johnson warned against expecting England to automatically dominate at scrum-time again on Saturday.
"The scrummage used to be a weakness for them, but it is not any more," he said.
Phil brings a lot of leadership, which will be important. He is world-class
"They have worked very hard at it and against the All Blacks in the last Tri-Nations they had them under pressure.
"It's become the thing to talk about in these England-Australia games but we don't think we've got an advantage in the scrum going into Saturday's game.
"We need to be on the top of our game because we haven't squeezed that well for a while."
He added: "We have two quality tight-head props. Phil's very fresh and in good form and Matt is a huge impact player.
"Phil is our most experienced forward. He brings a lot of leadership, which will be important. He is a world-class player."
Johnson rates Australia highly
Vickery's Wasps team-mate Palmer, who wins his 12th cap, also provides more ballast and ball-carrying ability in the second row, where he rejoins skipper Steve Borthwick.
Palmer played alongside Borthwick in the two summer Tests in New Zealand, but lost his place to Kennedy against the Pacific Islanders.
"Tom had a good tour of New Zealand," Johnson said. "It was good to get Nick in last week. He played pretty well.
"It's tough on Nick not to be in the 22 but when you are picking your bench it's not always about your next best player but a different sort of player. We wanted what Shaw offers."
Unsurprisingly, Johnson has opted to retain the back division that impressed in his opening match in charge last Saturday, despite Mathew Tait's return to training.
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