Argentina make three changes for Rugby Championship clash with Springboks
Last Updated: 17/08/17 5:27pm
Argentina have made three changes to their starting line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Port Elizabeth, live on Sky Sports Action from 3.30pm.
Emiliano Boffelli returns on the wing in place of Matias Moroni, who drops to the bench, while Tomas Lavanini and Matias Alemanno start at lock and blindside flanker respectively.
Agustin Creevy will lead the side from hooker while Nicolas Sanchez has been tasked with running the backline in the No 10 jersey.
Scrum-half Martin Landajo keeps up his record of playing in every Test under head coach Daniel Hourcade (43 games), as well as in every Rugby Championship clash to date by Argentina since they first participated in 2012.
Although Argentina have lost 21 of 24 Tests against South Africa, they won two of the last three Rugby Championship meetings between the countries, including a 37-25 victory in Durban in 2015.
Argentina: 15 Joaquin Tuculet, 14 Ramiro Moyano, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11 Emiliano Boffelli, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo; 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2 Agustin Creevy (c), 3 Enrique Pieretto, 4 Guido Petti, 5 Tomas Lavanini, 6 Pablo Matera, 7 Tomas Lezana, 8 Leonardo Senatore.
Replacements: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Lucas Noguera, 18 Ramiro Herrera, 19 Marcos Kremer, 20 Javier Ortega Desio, 21 Tomas Cubelli, 22 Juan Martin Hernandez, 23 Matias Moroni.