The teams are out and it is time for the National Anthems. We also have a minute of silence to remember those who died in the recent typhoon.
Our referee is Jérôme Garcès of France. He will be assisted by his compatriots Romain Poite and Mathieu Raynal. The Television match official is Ben Skeen from New Zealand.
Team Australia : 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Reece Hodge, 13 Jordan Petaia, 12 Samu Kerevi, 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Christian Lealiifano, 9 Will Genia, 8 Isi Naisarani, 7 Michael Hooper (c), 6 David Pocock, 5 Rory Arnold, 4 Izack Rodda, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 2 Tolu Latu, 1 Scott Sio. Replacements: 16 Jordan Uelese, 17 James Slipper, 18 Taniela Tupou, 19 Adam Coleman, 20 Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 21 Nic White, 22 Matt To’omua, 23 James O’Connor .
Team England: 15 Elliot Daly, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Henry Slade, 12 Manu Tuilagi, 11 Jonny May, 10 Owen Farrell (c), 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Sam Underhill, 6 Tom Curry, 5 Courtney Lawes, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 2 Jamie George, 1 Mako Vunipola. Replacements: 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Dan Cole, 19 George Kruis, 20 Lewis Ludlam, 21 Willi Heinz, 22 George Ford, 23 Jonathan Joseph.
These teams last met during the end of year tour in 2018 at Twickenham when England won 37-18.
The kicking accuracy of Owen Farrell, Christian Lealiifano and Reece Hodge may well be the deciding factor in who progresses to the semi-final.
The breakdown will be critical for both teams and we look forward to the battle between Australia's David Pocock and Michael Hooper against Tom Curry and Sam Underhill.
Australia have lost their last six matches against England, but this is a World Cup quarter-final and anything can happen. The history will be forgotten as soon as we start proceedings.
Welcome to the Oita Stadium for the first Rugby World Cup quarter-final between the old foes England and Australia.
Kick-off! We are underway in the first quarter-final here in Oita.
Daly carries the ball forward after receiving the kick-off from Hodge. The box-kick from Youngs hands the ball to Petaia, who offloads to Hooper. The ball is recycled by Australia and we end up with a scrum inside the England 22.
After a few resets at the scrum Australia secure a free-kick. Sinckler was guilty of early engagement and now Australia feed the scrum.
We have a few more resets at the scrum before England secure a free-kick. We have a stoppage in play due to an injury to George.
England find touch and Australia secure the subsequent line-out. They string seven phases together before Genia sends the ball into touch with a box-kick gone wrong.
Beale is into a gap and makes his way to the halfway line, before Australia secure the first penalty at the breakdown and they will go for goal.
PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 0-3: Christian Lealiifano makes no mistake and he opens the scoring with a curling kick.
Australia spill it in the tackle and England secure a scrum deep in Australian territory. After two resets England go wide to Watson. The ball is recycled and Australia get it back near their own line and clear it into touch. That was a huge turn-over.
TRY, ENGLAND, MAY! 5-3: England secure the line-out and break down the middle. Farrell takes it further before they go wide to May, who slides home in the corner! Clinical!
CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 7-3: Farrell extends the lead to four points.
TRY, ENGLAND, MAY! 12-3: Wow! What an interception by Slade in his own half after an Aussie mistake. Slade kicks it on the angle and the bounce favours May.
CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 14-3: Farrell extends the lead further with a good kick.
PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 14-6: Australia secure a penalty at the breakdown and set up a good line-out. They secure the set-piece and Rodda is just stopped short. Australia secure another penalty and they go for goal.
England attack after the restart and George is stopped short six metres from the line. England then secure a scrum inside the Australian 22.
PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 17-6: England secure a penalty at the breakdown and Farrell makes no mistake with an easy kick.
Australia keep the ball tight and string together four phases, before the ball is turned-over. Hodge then gets it back but he spills it in the tackle in his own half.
Beale does well to step into a gap inside his own 22. Australia clear it into touch and England get the maul going. Australia then secure a penalty at the breakdown after some great work by Hooper.
HALF-TIME: ENGLAND 17-9 AUSTRALIA. England enjoy a eight point lead at the break and Australia will rue some basic errors that handed England two tries. Please join us after the break.
PENALTY, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 17-9: Australia feed a scrum deep inside the England 22. After a few resets the referee has a chat with both teams. Australia then secure a scrum penalty and Christian Lealiifano narrows the gap with a good kick.
Kick-off! We are back underway in the second half.
TRY, AUSTRALIA, KOROIBETE! 17-14: Beale reads a box-kick well and launch a counter-attack. Australia take it into the England half, before Koroibete sprints home from the halfway line to score! What a start!
CONVERSION, AUSTRALIA, LEALIIFANO! 17-16: Christian Lealiifano makes it a one point game.
TRY, ENGLAND, SINCKLER! 22-16: England now string six phases together, before the ball finds Sinckler in the middle and a gap opens up for him. He runs home to score and Beale could not stop him.
CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 24-16: Farrell opens up the lead again.
PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 27-16: England secure a scrum penalty after a powerful scrum and Farrell adds three more points.
Matt Toomua is now on for Christian Leali'ifano.
Australia secure an offside penalty and they go for the corner. Interesting move. They secure the set-piece and drive forward. Australia then secure a penalty at the breakdown and opt for a scrum.
After a few resets at the scrum Australia come away with it and Naisarani is just stopped short. The ball is recycled and then Kerevi is short. They spill it and England kick it away to safety. WOW!
England feed a scrum inside their own half after a spill from Genia. Nic White is now on for Genia.
Lucky Australia. Another interception and then a kick forward by England. The bounce of the ball just favours Beale, who clears.
NO TRY! England secure the line-out and drive forward. Youngs then grabs it and he appears to go over. The TMO rules however that there was a forward pass and we go back for a England penalty.
PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 30-16: Owen Farrell maintains his 100% record and that could be that.
Australia string 10 phases together but remain stuck in their own half.
PENALTY, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 33-16: England secure a penalty at the breakdown after a rolling maul and Farrell takes his time in extending the lead with eight minutes to go.
Australia feed a pressure line-out five metres from their own line.
TRY, ENGLAND, WATSON! 38-16: They then secure a penalty and Nic White takes it quickly. They mess it up and an interception by Watson ensures that the game is now well and truly beyond Australia's reach.
CONVERSION, ENGLAND, FARRELL! 40-16: Farrell rubs more salt into the Aussie wounds.
NO TRY, AUSTRALIA! Koroibete sprints home to score after another long sprint, but the TMO rules that there was a forward pass involved. This is not Australia's day!
FULL-TIME: ENGLAND 40-16 AUSTRALIA. Australia spill it yet again and that sums up their game. England progress to the semi-final and they deserve it! Thank you for joining us.