Rugby Championship

Pathetic Argentina thrashed by Scotland

2018-06-23 23:27
Daniel Hourcade (AFP)

Cape Town - Argentina put in another woeful performance in what was coach Daniel Hourcade's final Test in charge against Scotland at the Estadio Centenario in Resistencia on Saturday.

As it happened: Argentina v Scotland

Scotland won 44-15 after leading 36-3 at half-time.

Scotland were coming off a defeat to the USA, while Argentina were blanked 2-0 in their recent series against Wales.

Argentina will next be in action in the Rugby Championship, their first match of which will be against the Springboks in Durban on Saturday, August 18.

Scorers:

Argentina

Tries: Tomas Lezana, Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias

Conversion: Nicolas Sanchez

Penalty: Sanchez

Scotland

Tries: George Horne (2), Blair Kinghorn, Stuart McInally, Magnus Bradbury, Dougie Fife

Conversions: Peter Horne (4)

Penalties: Peter Horne (2)

Teams:

Argentina

15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Bautista Delguy, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Bautista Ezcurra, 11 Sebastian Cancelliere, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Tomas Lezana, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matias Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Javier Diaz

Substitutes: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Santiago Medrano, 19 Marcos Kremer, 20 Tomas Lavanini, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Juan Cruz Mallia

Scotland

15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Dougie Fife, 13 Nick Grigg, 12 Peter Horne, 11 Blair Kinghorn, 10 Adam Hastings, 9 George Horne, 8 David Denton, 7 Fraser Brown, 6 Magnus Bradbury, 5 Grant Gilchrist, 4 Tim Swinson, 3 Simon Berghan, 2 Stuart McInally (captain), 1 Allan Dell

Substitutes: 16 George Turner, 17 Jamie Bhatti, 18 Zander Fagerson, 19 Ben Toolis, 20 Jamie Ritchie, 21 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 22 James Lang, 23 Chris Harris

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