England travel to Rome to face Italy in the second round of fixtures in this year's tournament. New England coach Eddie Jones has bullishly stated in the build-up to the match that he wants to give the Azzurri "a good hiding" when they square up on Sunday 14 February. But will such remarks spur England on, or lead to an embarrassing defeat against a side they have never lost to?
Italy were already close to pulling off a shock at the start of this year's Six Nations campaign, narrowly losing to France 23-21 at the Stade de France. But the Italians will have to be even better to come close to beating England, who were solid if unspectacular in their 15-9 win against Scotland at Murrayfield.
In this video, IBTimes UK sports reporter George Flood previews the match and gives his predictions on who will emerge victorious.
Italy vs England kicks off at 2pm GMT on 14 February. Live coverage is available on ITV One and BBC Radio 5 Live.