After what was the announcement of the team to face Wales next Saturday, Mario Ledesma spoke at a press conference and, among other topics, he referred to the changes in the XV for this meeting and the current situation of the injured in the selected one.
The Los Pumas head coach recounted the challenges in terms of the players’ playing time, and in particular gave details of the situation in the second row, which will have two on the substitute bench against Wales, unlike the match against Romania: “We knew it was going to be one of the challenges coming here. We were unfortunate that a few weeks before coming, Lavanini had bronchitis. In the first half he drowned against Romania. Matías (Alemanno) could not be because it was not recommended, had Covid a few weeks before. Guido (Petti) had been playing a lot and we decided to give him rest. This week he is a phenomenon and he trained very well. They’re all ready for the weekend game“, he indicated.
At the same time, Ledesma spoke about Emiliano Boffelli, who was disaffected from the tour of the selected team, and Bautista Delguy, who will not be able to be present against Wales: “Boffelli returned to Paris last week.to. He suffered from an injury to his adductors. In the case of Delguy, is not injured but has muscle fatigue caused by inactivity. He was several months without playing and it was something that could happen. It can not be for this game but for the next, “he closed.