The Pumas achieved a laborious draw against Australia and we review the numbers left by the last game, from one of the most fruitful tours of national rugby in recent years.
The statistics speak for themselves, the Argentine national team was a true tackling machine. In total there were 145 tackles made, with Matías Alemanno as a standard bearer with 16, he followed Facundo Isa with 14, Mark Kremer with 13, Felipe Ezcurra with 12 and Santiago Grondona with 11.
Another point that frames what the match was, is possession. In total, Australia had 70% and Argentina only 30%, this justifies the huge defensive effort carried out by those directed by Mario Ledesma.
In the search for issues to improve in the future, you have to make an asterisk in the penalties. The penalty count decreed that Los Pumas were sanctioned 14 times, including Marcos Kremer and Lucas Paulos in the yellow. Dave Reenie’s team committed 8 penalties.
By last, Nicolas Sanchez He ended up being the top scorer of the tournament thanks to the penalty he scored from midfield. The tucumano finished the competition with 43 points, two goals above Richie Mo’unga.