Rugby-Argentina v New Zealand

Rugby-Argentina v New Zealand
By Reuters

19/07/2019 at 05:24Updated 19/07/2019 at 05:26

BUENOS AIRES, July 18 (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's Rugby Championship test between Argentina and New Zealand:

When: July 20, 5:05 p.m. local (1905 GMT)

Where: Estadio Velez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires (capacity: 45,000)

Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)

Assistant referees: Andrew Brace (Ireland), Alexandre Ruiz (France) TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Mario Ledesma

Captain: Pablo Matera

Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Matias Moroni, 13-Matias Orlando, 12-Jeronimo De la Fuente, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10- Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Javier Ortega Desio, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6-Pablo Matera (captain), 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Juan Figallo, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Mayco Vivas, 18-Santiago Medrano, 19-Matias Alemanno, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Felipe Ezcurra, 22-Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 23-Joaquin Tuculet.

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen

Captain: Sam Cane

Team: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Anton Lienert-Brown, 12-Ngani Laumape, 11-Jordie Barrett, 10-Beauden Barrett, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Ardie Savea, 7-Sam Cane (captain), 6-Vaea Fifita, 5-Patrick Tuipulotu, 4-Brodie Retallick, 3-Angus Ta’avao, 2-Dane Coles, 1-Ofa Tuungafasi

Replacements: 16-Liam Coltman, 17-Atu Moli, 18-Nepo Laulala, 19-Jackson Hemopo, 20-Luke Jacobson, 21-Brad Weber, 22-Josh Ioane, 23-Braydon Ennor.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 32

Argentina wins: 0

Draws: 1

New Zealand wins:

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 New Zealand 35-17 Argentina Buenos Aires

2018 New Zealand 46-24 Argentina Nelson

2017 New Zealand 36-10 Argentina Buenos Aires

2017 New Zealand 39-22 Argentina New Plymouth

2016 New Zealand 36-17 Argentina Buenos Aires (Compiled by Andrew Downie, Editing by Ed Osmond)

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