Mario Ledesma confirmed the 23 players to face New Zealand again, by date 4 of Rugby Championship at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. After confirming injuries in several players, the coach arranged the training with some peculiarities. The duel will be on Saturday at 3.50 live on Star + and ESPN.
Six changes are those that Mario Ledesma will make with respect to the team that fell to New Zealand for the third date in Gold Coast. Two in the forwards and four in the backs.
On the side of the forwards Tomás Lavanini and Juan Martín González enter the places of Guido Petti and the injured Rodrigo Bruni, who will not even be able to be on the substitute bench.
After the injury of Nicolás Sánchez last Sunday, the Argentine coach decided that the person who will wear the number 10 jersey on Saturday against the All Blacks is the young man from Córdoba, Santiago Carreras.
Lucio Cinti is also another novelty in the team. The Los Pumas coach had anticipated the great participation of the Los Pumas 7s player as a center in training. That is why he entered to replace Matías Moroni.
Santiago Chocobares will take over from the injured Jerónimo de la Fuente. Meanwhile, Emiliano Boffelli will play as a wing in the place occupied by Bautista Delguy.
THE PUMAS: 1- Facundo Gigena, 2- Julián Montoya, 3- Santiago Medrano, 4- Matías Alemanno, 5- Tomás Lavanini, 6- Juan Martín Gonzalez, 7- Marcos Kremer, 8- Pablo Matera, 9- Gonzalo Bertranou, 10- Santiago Carreras , 11- Emiliano Boffelli, 12- Santiago Chocobares, 13- Lucio Cinti, 14- Santiago Cordero, 15- Juan Cruz Mallia
Substitutes: 16- Santiago Socino, 17- Carlos Muzzio, 18- Enrique Pieretto, 19- Guido Petti, 20- Tomás Lezana, 21- Gonzalo Garcia, 22- Domingo Miotti, 23- Matías Moroni