After four days played in the Rugby Championship, in which Los Pumas accumulate two defeats against South Africa and another two against the All Blacks, the Argentine team added their 14th injury so far in the tournament: Matías Moroni suffered a broken nose and has already undergone a successful operation in Queensland.
Prior to what happened to the Leicester Tigers player, Mario Ledesma had had a significant number of casualties on his squad throughout the southern hemisphere tournament. In the albiceleste presentation against South Africa, it was Facundo Isa the physically affected. The third row suffered a sprain to his right knee with an injury to the external ligament complex and returned to France to continue his recovery. In turn, the own Moroni suffered a torn right quadriceps.
Prior to the second crossing with the world champions, Carlos Muzzio he was diagnosed with an acromioclavicular sprain. Already in Australia and with the team training in isolation, there were three players who suffered some type of injury: Santiago Mare the right anterior rectus was torn, Nicolas Sanchez the left anterior rectus and Santiago Carreras had a strain on the left soleus.
In the first match against New Zealand, Jerónimo De La Fuente (tear in the left adductor), Rodrigo Bruni (trauma to the shoulder), Facundo Gigena (muscle overload in the right calf), again Sanchez (left ankle sprain) and Baptist Delguy (right hamstring tear) were physically affected in Los Pumas. In turn, during that training week, Ignacio Ruiz suffered a grade 1 injury to the soleus muscle and Matias Orlando an exacerbation of your pubalgia.
Finally, it is worth noting that Mario Ledesma could not count on for the Rugby Championship with Thomas Cubelli, who injured his wrist and had to undergo surgery. At the same time, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro and Francisco Gomez Kodela they returned to their clubs after the two games against the Springboks.