Pumas change one for Scotland clash

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:30
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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Argentina head coach Pumas Daniel Hourcade has made one change to his starting XV that lost to Wales last weekend for their clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Wing Santiago Cordero comes back into the starting XV in place Ramiro Moyano, who started in Cardiff. Moyano drops straight out of the matchday 23.

However, there are a few changes on the bench with the inclusion of Juan Manuel Leguizamón and Juan Pablo Estelles, who joined the squad this week and will earn his first cap against a tier one nation if he gets a chance.

It will be flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez's 50 Test for the Los Pumas. He needs three more points to move behind Felipe Contepomi and Hugo Porta on the all-time points scoring list for Argentina.

Argentina: 15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Matías Moroni, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Santiago Cordero, 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 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera.
Replacements: 16 Julián Montoya, 17 Santiago García Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Leonardo Senatore, 20 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 21 Tomás Cubelli, 22 Jerónimo De la Fuente, 23 Juan Pablo Estelles.

Date: Saturday, November 19
Venue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Kick-off: 17.00 (17.00 GMT; 14.00 ART)
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Thomas Charabas (France)
TMO: Shaun Davey (England)