With the return of captain Julián Montoya and three other modifications compared to the last test match, the Argentine rugby team completes its tour in Great Britain.
With the presence of the captain Julian Montoya who was low last week, three other modifications and the return as a substitute for Nicholas Sanchez After almost four months of inactivity due to injury, the Argentine rugby team will meet on Saturday against the Scotlandin the third and final game of the tour of Great Britain.
The match will be held at Murrayfield stadium from Edinburgh from 12:10 (Argentina time). The Argentine team comes from losing last Saturday against Wales by 20 to 13, in Cardiff.
There will be four changes arranged by the coach michael cheka in the initial XV: will enter the first line edward beautiful by Francisco Gomez Kodelathe hooker Julian Montoya by Augustine Creevythe wing Baptist Delguy by Matias Carreras and the center Matthias Orlando by matias moroni.
Santiago Carreras He will repeat in the opening half position and the man from Tucuman returns Nicholas Sanchez as a substitute, after recovering from the injury against Scotland, at the start of the tour last July in Jujuy.
As substitutes they will also be Ignacio Ruiz, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Matias Medrano, Lucas Paulos, facundo isa, Lautaro Bazan Velez Y matias moroni. Cheika’s rotation is evident in every presentation.
The Pumas will have to recover the defensive game, the order in all their lines and the discipline that reached them to achieve the historic victory against England (30-29) two weeks ago in Twickenham, at the beginning of the tour.
“We arrived at Los Pumas with a fairly clear idea of what we wanted. We have concentrated a lot on defense, now it will be time to work on attack,” Cheika said, however, at the press conference prior to the match.
In the comparison between the first and the second, the Argentine team showed multiple errors in handling the ball and a lack of game organization in the defeat against Wales.
Another vital factor for the clash on Saturday will be the aim of the Scottish opener Finn Russell and Emiliano Boffelli from Rosario, both of whom are very effective in hitting the posts.
Cheika will add 12 games in charge of Los Pumas and has five wins, including those against Australia, New Zealand and England.
The Pumas met Scotland three times in July and won the series played in Jujuy, Salta and Santiago del Estero 2-1, the first three games of the Cheika era. The overall history between the two records 21 clashes with 10 wins per side and one draw.
Scotland: Pierre Schoeman, Fraser Brown, and Zander Fagerson; Jonny Gray and Grant Gilchrist; Matt Fagerson, Jamie Ritchie (captain) and Jack Dempsey; Ali Price and Finn Russell; Duhan van der Merwe, Sione Tuipulotu, Chris Harris, and Darcy Graham; Stuart Hogg. Coach: Gregor Townsend
Argentina: Thomas Gallo, Julián Montoya (captain) and Eduardo Bello; Matías Alemanno and Tomás Lavanini; Juan Martín González, Marcos Kremer and Pablo Matera; Gonzalo Bertranou and Santiago Carreras; Emiliano Boffelli, Jerónimo de la Fuente, Matías Orlando and Bautista Delguy; Juan Cruz Mallia. Coach: Michael Cheika
Stadium: Murrayfield (Edinburgh).
Referee: Karl Dickson (England) assisted by British judges Luke Pearce and Ian Tempest (England).
Hours: 12:15 p.m. (Argentine time).
TV: ESPN and StarPlus.