Rugby

Moroni starts for Pumas against Scotland

2018-11-22 20:01
Matias Moroni

Edinburgh - Matias Moroni will start at outside centre for Argentina against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

The Pumas will be looking to bounce back from last weekend's 28-13 loss to France in Lille, with coach Mario Ledesma making one change to his back division and in the pack.

Moroni comes off the bench to switch places with Matias Orlando.

Up front Rodrigo Bruni starts at openside flanker, with Guido Petti moving to the second row instead of Matias Alemanno.

Argentina have also altered the balance of their replacements to give them more backline options, with wing Sebastian Cancelliere and scrumhalf Martin Landajo both on the bench.

Scotland named their side on Wednesday.

Gregor Townsend, the Scotland coach, made eight changes - with Finn Russell and Adam Hastings deployed as dual playmakers - from the side that lost 26-20 to South Africa at Murrayfield last week.

Argentina team to play Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Teams

Scotland

15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Blair Kinghorn, 13 Huw Jones, 12 Finn Russell, 11 Sean Maitland, 10 Adam Hastings, 9 Greig Laidlaw (captain), 8 Josh Strauss, 7 Hamish Watson, 6 Jamie Ritchie, 5 Jonny Gray, 4 Grant Gilchrist, 3 Simon Berghan, 2 Fraser Brown, 1 Allan Dell

Substitutes: 16 Stuart McInally, 17 Alex Allan, 18 WP Nel, 19 Sam Skinner, 20 Ryan Wilson, 21 George Horne, 22 Alex Dunbar, 23 Byron McGuigan

Argentina

15 Emiliano Boffelli; 14 Bautista Delguy, 13 Matias Moroni, 12 Jeronimo De La Fuente, 11 Ramiro Moyano; 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Gonzalo Bertranou; 8 Javier Ortega Desio, 7 Rodrigo Bruni, 6 Pablo Matera (captain); 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Guido Petti; 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Santiago Garcia Botta

Substitutes: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Juan Pablo Zeiss, 18 Lucio Sordoni, 19 Matias Alemanno, 20 Tomas Lezana, 21 Martin Landajo, 22 Matias Orlando, 23 Sebastian Cancelliere

Read more on:    argentina  |  scotland  |  matias moroni  |  rugby

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Following the conclusion of the various end of year tours to Europe, who is your favourite for the 2019 Rugby World Cup title?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.