Hourcade tweaks team for Wales

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:14
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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has made three changes to his starting XV for their clash against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

There is only one change amongst the forwards with Pablo Matera replacing Tomás Lezana at openside flank.

There are two changes in the backline with Juan Martín Hernández coming in for Jerónimo De la Fuente, while Ramiro Moyano replaces Santiago Cordero on the wing.

Lezana, De la Fuente and Codero all drop down to the bench.

Argentina started their end-of-year tour with a 54-20 win over Japan in Tokyo last Saturday.

Argentina: 15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Matías Moroni, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Ramiro Moyano, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Martín Landajo, 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Javier Ortega Desio, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matías Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustín Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera.
Replacements: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 Santiago García Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Leonardo Senatore, 20 Tomas Lezana, 21 Tomás Cubelli, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Santiago Cordero.

Date: Saturday, November 12
Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Kick-off: 17.30 (14.30 ART; 17.30 GMT)
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Luke Pearce (England)
TMO: Shaun Davey (England)