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Eddie's final touches: England head coach Jones watches his side hit the training pitches one last time ahead of Rugby World Cup final as Owen Farrell leads the Captain's Run in Tokyo  England have taken to the pitch one last time ahead of Rugby World Cup final  Owen Farrell led his team out at Fuchu Asahi Football Park in Tokyo on Friday Eddie Jones has named an unchanged side to face South Africa in the showpiece

By Harry Slavin For Mailonline

Published: 02:18 GMT, 1 November 2019 | Updated: 02:18 GMT, 1 November 2019

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England's final countdown has begun in Japan after Eddie Jones's men went through their paces one last time ahead of Saturday's showdown with South Africa.

Owen Farrell led his side on the Captain's Run at Fuchu Asahi Football Park on the eve of the Rugby World Cup final at the International Stadium in Yokohama. 

After a monumental display against New Zealand in the semi-finals, the Red Rose are favourites to lift the Webb Ellis trophy for just the second time.  

England captain Owen Farrell led out his team-mates for their final training session on Friday

England captain Owen Farrell led out his team-mates for their final training session on Friday

head coach Eddie Jones put his men through their paces on the eve of the World Cup final

head coach Eddie Jones put his men through their paces on the eve of the World Cup final 

Maro Itoje stretches his left leg as the Engladn forwards go through their warm-up routine

Maro Itoje stretches his left leg as the Engladn forwards go through their warm-up routine

And Jones has shown confidence in the same men that dominated the All Blacks, naming an unchanged starting XV to face the Springboks. 

At the training session, there was the familiar sight of Farrell and George Ford side-by-side. The pair will be England's key to unlocking their opponents' defence in that 10-12 axis. 

Ben Youngs, starting at scrum-half, could be seen practicing with the boot, while Jones even got his hands warmed up with a ball, while also taking aside Farrell and Kyle Sinckler for individual chats.  

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