Samoa head coach Titimaea Tafua has announced his team to play their final Pool D match against South Africa at North Harbour Stadium on Friday.
Winger David Lemi and inside centre Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, both veterans of the 2007 World Cup, will make their first starts in this tournament on Friday in a crunch showdown.
Lemi has replaced Sailosi Tagicakibau, who had started the previous three Pool A matches but has dropped out of the matchday 22 with a calf injury.
Sapolu was a replacement in all three Pool A games but comes in to partner Seilala Mapusua.
Samoa: 15 Paul Williams, 14 David Lemi, 13 Seilala Mapusua, 12 Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, 11 Alesana Tuilagi, 10 Tusi Pisi, 9 Kahn Fotuali’i, 8 George Stowers, 7 Maurie Faasavalu, 6 Taiasina Tuifua, 5 Kane Thompson, 4 Daniel Leo, 3 Census Johnston, 2 Mahonri Schwalger (c), 1 Sakaria Taulafo.
Replacements: 16 Ole Avei, 17 Anthony Perenise, 18 Logovi’i Mulipola, 19 Ofisa Treviranus, 20 Filipo Lavea Levi, 21 Junior Poluleuligaga, 22 George Pisi.
Date: Friday, September 30
Kick-off: 20:00 (07:00 GMT)
Venue: North Harbour Stadium, Auckland
Referee: Nigel Owens