The next Sunday, Argentina and New Zealand will meet for the first time in this Rugby Championship 2021. The match that will be played in Australia and corresponds to the third date of the contest, can be enjoyed on I live since 3.50 on Star + and on ESPN.
Argentina earned a 25-15 victory over New Zealand on November 14, 2020, their first and only win against the All Blacks in a total of 31 (one draw and 29 falls). While the last antecedent, a date after said historic triumph, those led by Mario Ledesma were defeated on November 28, 2020 by 38-0.
Secondly, New Zealand won their last seven games by an average margin of 40 points per game, the last time he won more was a nine-game streak from November 2017 to September 2018, which included a 46-24 victory over Argentina.
In addition, All blacks they have only had 12 minutes and 53 seconds of possession per game in the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship, the lowest of any team in the competition, despite this, He leads the competition in meters gained (615), clean breaks (15) and points scored (48).
Separate paragraph deserves Julian Montoya. The Argentine captain has made 23 effective tackles across the first two dates of the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship, the third most of any player in the competition and the most of any player who has yet to miss a single tackle.
In 1979, Los Pumas visited Maori territory for the first time, debuting against the men in black in Dunedin with an 18-9 loss, all Argentine points were scored with the foot by Hugo Porta. Later, in 1985, It was time to step on Argentine soil for the All Blacks with victory in the Ferro Carril Oeste Stadium by 33 to 20. The tour would end with the historic draw 21-21, with four penalties and three drops by PortaA match that was much remembered last year, when the blue and white team finally achieved the much-desired victory in Australia.