FULL-TIME: JAGUARES 36-24 LIONS. Good game for the Jaguares who have posted a good win at home but the Lions have managed to score four tries. The visitors were trailing for most of the game and they have done well to give the hosts a good game. Jaguares win by 12 points at home.
TRY, LIONS, WHITELEY! 36-22: Lions find their 4th try, it is over the line and Lions score a nice late try through Whiteley. Jaguares have just slowed down in these final few minutes and Lions score.
CONVERSION, LIONS, VAN DER WALT! 36-24: Good conversion from Jaco van der Walt who adds on the extras and the lead is down to 12 points.
The Jaguares concede a penalty for not rolling away from the ruck.
Lions are searching for their 4th try but they concede a penalty for being offside and Hernandez kicks it clear for a lineout.
The conversion is missed so the score remains at 36-17 with 5 minutes remaining in the game.
Lions are patiently building near the Jaguares try line but they are being repelled by some good defence from the hosts. Lions looking for an opening.
TRY, LIONS, MARX! 36-17: Good try for the visitors as Malcolm Marx takes the ball over the line. Latte try in the game for the Lions.
YELLOW CARD! Lezana is shown the yellow card for collapsing the maul and he will spend the rest of the game in the bin.
We are in the final 10 minutes of the game and Lions are 24 points behind. They employ the maul and Lions keep going.
Good kick from the Lions and put in a great run to put Jaguares under pressure. Hernandez finally manages to clear the ball for a lineout.
The Jaguares concede a penalty through Lucas Noguera Paz for collapsing the scrum. Lions are deep in their own half and they kick the ball into touch for a lineout.
The Lions concede a penalty for not releasing the ball carrier.
Good work from Cordero who has played so well in this half. Lions try to chip and run but Cordero holds on to the ball and kicks it into touch.
Jaguares try to take the ball forward and attack but Lions end up winning a lineout as the ball goes into touch.
A penalty to the Lions and Guido Petti concedes it for going off their feet in the ruck.
Good play by Jaguares as they attack the Lions again but Lions manage to steal the ball and they put in a good run. Lions are a man short because of the yellow card.
CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 36-12: Sanchez slots the ball in perfectly to add on the extras and Jaguares push the lead to 24 points.
TRY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 34-12: Good try for the Jaguares as Sanchez takes the ball over the line for the hosts. Good link up between him and Cordero.
The penalty goal is missed by Sanchez and the score remains at 29-12.
Lions have a lineout but Jaguares win the ball and make a brilliant run into the Lions half.
YELLOW CARD! A high tackle by the Lions and the referee sends Robbie Coetzee to the sin bin. Jaguares have the penalty kick.
The conversion is missed by Sanchez from 36 metres out and the lead remains at 17 points.
TRY, JAGUARES, DE LA FUENTE! 29-12: The pressure and the patient build up end in an easy try for Jeronimo de la Fuente who takes it over the line and grounds the ball. Good try from the hosts.
Five metre scrum to the Jaguares who feed the ball and Senatore takes it forward for the hosts. Lions under constant and patient attack.
The ball is turned over, Cronje kicks it high but Jaguares manage to win the ball again and attack.
Good passing from the Jaguares as they drive the ball out to Cordero on the left wing and attack.
The Lions are under pressure as the Jaguares just keep coming. Good tackle by Skosan on Tuculet, Jaguares still have the possession.
TRY, LIONS, VAN ROOYEN! 24-12: The TMO is being asked if the ball was grounded for the try, Lions maul the ball over the line. Van Rooyen is given the credit for the try.
The conversion is missed by Reynolds but it was his kick into touch that created the try. Good play from the Lions.
The TMO is called into action and the verdict is that there were no arms in the tackle and it will be a penalty to the Lions.
PENALTY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 24-7: Sanchez kicks the ball perfectly scoring the first points of the second half. The lead is pushed to 17 points.
Jaguares have the ball and they are putting the visitors under pressure. The whistle goes off and they will come back for the penalty to Jaguares.
Nicolas Sanchez misses the penalty, his first miss of the game.
Another penalty awarded to the Jaguares, Cyle Brink concedes it for not rolling away from the ruck.
Some good passing from the Lions to mark the start of the second half. They are controlling the possession.
HALF-TIME: JAUGARES 21-7 LIONS. The Jaguares lead by 14 points after the first half and it has been a strong display of rugby from the hosts. Lions have played well in stages but have not been able to take the lead.
Second half begins.
Dangerous play by Sanchez as he chips the ball and runs around everyone and clashes with the player. Both players fall to the ground and this could be a yellow card against the Jaguares number 10.
No cards given, only a penalty as Lions kick it out for a lineout.
Another scrum to the Jaguares, they have dominated this half so far. The scrum ends with a scrum penalty to the hosts.
Dylan Smith concedes the penalty for wheeling the scrum.
The referee awards Jaguares another scrum and Creevy and Sanchez link up really well with some good passes.
PENALTY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 21-7: Sanchez makes no mistake with the penalty as he kicks the ball perfectly to score three more points for the home side.
Ferreira comes back on the field as his time in the sin bin ends.
Jaguares get a scrum penalty and they take it quickly and kick it deep into the Lions territory.
The Jaguares concede a penalty through Santiago Garcia Botta for early engagament at the scrum.
Lions kick the ball out to the corner, they are searching for another try here.
A scrum to the Jaguares and they will feed the ball. The referee is not happy with the scrum and he awards another scrum to the hosts.
PENALTY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 18-7: Sanchez kicks the penalty from 40 metres out and increases the Jaguares lead to 11 points.
The Lions concede a penalty for being caught offside. Both sides have concedes two penalties.
Jaguares take the ball forward but then the chip kick goes nowhere near their players and Lions win the ball back.
YELLOW! Ferreira with another high tackle and the referee shows him the yellow card and Lions are reduced to 14 men.
CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 15-7: Sanchez makes no mistake with the conversion and the Jaguares lead by 8 points.
TRY, JAGUARES, MOYANO JOYA! 13-7: Sanchez passes the ball fluidly and Moyano Joya goes through the defence after the Jaguares control the ball for 14 phases to score the try.
Lions are controlling the possession in the last few minutes as they are slowly settling into this game. It feels like it is going to be a close contest.
CONVERSION, LIONS, REYNOLDS! 8-7: Reynolds makes no mistake with the conversion and he brings down the margin to 1 point.
TRY, LIONS, WHITELEY! 8-5: Cronje's pass creates an opening for the Lions and Whiteley does really well to take the ball over the line to open the scoring for the Lions.
A couple of penalties conceded by the Jaguares, first by Creevy for not releasing the ball and the next for collapsing the maul.
PENALTY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 8-0: Nicolas Sanchez kicks the penalty goal perfectly and adds three more points to the score. Jaguares lead by 8 points.
Ferreira goes off his feet in the ruck and the Lions concede another penalty.
The conversion is missed so the score will remain at 5-0 to the hosts.
TRY, JAGUARES, TUCULET! 5-0: Lezana creates the chance with a nice pass and Joaquin Tuculet takes it over the line for the Jaguares to take the lead.
Tomas Lezana goes through the defence and it is a break for the Jaguares as they make some good ground.
Jaguares are controlling the possession in the opening minutes of the game.
Lions concede the first penalty of the game, through Ferreira for a high tackle.
Kick-off! First half begins.
Jaguares head coach Raúl Pérez has named an unchanged XV for their Super Rugby game. However, there are two changes on the replacements bench as back-row Javier Ortega Desio and fly-half or centre Juan Martín Hernández replace Benjamín Macome and Santiago González Iglesias respectively.
The team shows nine changes to the side that started against the Waratahs and one positional change with Harold Vorster moving from 13 to 12. In other backline news Anthony Volmink will start on the wing while Jacques Nel starts at outside centre and Jaco van der Walt replaces Andries Coetzee at full-back with Coetzee dropping to the bench.
In the forwards Ruan Ackermann is replaced by Cyle Brink in the seven jersey and Kwagga Smith will start at six at the expense of Jaco Kriel. Orie comes in place of Franco Mostert and in the front row Jonker and Dylan Smith replaces Ruan Dreyer and Jacques Van Rooyen.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the SuperRugby clash between the Jaguares and the Lions from Estadio Jose Amalfitani.
Lions: 15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Jacques Nel, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Shaun Reynolds, 9 Ross Cronjé, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Johannes Jonker, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Dylan Smith
This will be the third meeting between these sides, both fixtures last season were won by the home side on the day. The Jaguares won their last home game against the Lions but have not won back-to-back home games in Super Rugby so far.
Marvin Orie will make his debut for the Lions today. Shaun Reynolds will also make his first start in Super Rugby at fly-half while Johannes Jonker makes his run-on debut at tighthead prop.
Jaguares: 15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Ramiro Moyano, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Jerónimo de la Fuente, 11 Santiago Cordero, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Gonzalo Bertranou, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Tomás Lezana, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matías Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Felipe Arregui, 2 Agustín Creevy (c), 1 Santiago García Botta
Nick Briant is the referee today with Paul Williams and Damian Schneider assisting him. Santiago Borsani is the TMO.
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