Landajo back at No.9 for Los Pumas

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:38
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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has made four changes to his starting XV for the Rugby Championship clash against the Wallabies in Canberra on Saturday.

Hourcade included Tomas Lezana in his team to replace Benjamin Macome at No.8, which is is the only change to the forward pack.

In the backline, Martin Landajo returns to the starting XV to replace Tomás Cubelli.

Ramiro Moyano and Matías Orlando are also brought into the starting side in the place of Joaquín Tuculet and Santiago Cordero. 

Emiliano Boffelli moves into the fullback position.

Juan Manuel Leguizamon, who missed last week's clash against the All Blacks is included on the bench. 

Wing Manuel Montero has also been included on the bench and he is in line to make his first appearance on the field in this year's Rugby Championship.

Argentina: 15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Matias Moroni, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11 Ramiro Moyano, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Tomas Lezana, 7 Javier Ortega Desio, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matias Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Nahuel tatez Chaparro, 2 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera
Replacements: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Marcos Kremer, 20 Juan Martin Leguizamon, 21 Tomas Cubelli, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Manuel Montero.

Date: Saturday, September 14
Venue: GIO Stadium, Canberra
Kick-off: 20.00 (07.00 Argentina Time; 10.00 GMT)
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Paul Williams (New Zealand)
TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

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