Rugby

Pumas forced into late key change

2016-11-24 17:08
Leonardo Senatore (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Argentina have made an enforced change to their side before squaring off against England on Saturday.

The late change comes after Argentine mainstay fullback Joaquín Tuculet was injured hours before kick-off (16:30 SA time).

Speedy outside back Santiago Cordero moves from wing to fullback with Northampton Saints player Juan Pablo Estelles coming onto the wing in place of Cordero. Gabriel Ascárate will take the No 23 jersey.

Estelles will earn his third Test cap for the Pumas when he runs out against England.

Teams

Argentina

15 Santiago Cordero, 14 Matías Orlando, 13 Matías Moroni, 12 Santiago González Iglesias, 11 Juan Pablo Estelles, 10 Juan Martín Hernández, 9 Tomás Cubelli, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Javier Ortega Desio, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matías Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustín Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera

Substitutes: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 Santiago García Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Facundo Isa, 20 Tomas Lezana, 21 Martin Landajo, 22 Jerónimo De la Fuente, 23 Gabriel Ascárate

England

15 Mike Brown, 14 Jonny May, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Elliot Daly, 10 George Ford, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Tom Wood, 6 Chris Robshaw, 5 George Kruis, 4 Courtney Lawes, 3 Dan Cole, 2 Dylan Hartley (captain), 1 Mako Vunipola

Substitutes: 16 Jamie George, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Charlie Ewels, 20 Teimana Harrison, 21 Danny Care, 22 Ben Te'o, 23 Henry Slade

 

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