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The Pumas face England at Twickenham

The Pumas face England at Twickenham

The Pumas will face England this Sunday at the start of the November international window, which also includes two other clashes against Wales and Scotland. The match will be played at 11:15 at the Twickenham stadium, with a capacity for 82,000 spectators and will be controlled by the Irish referee Andrew Brace.

The coach of Los Pumas, the Australian Michael Cheika, confirmed on Friday the formation that will present three variants with respect to the team that lost to South Africa 38-21, on the last date of the Rugby Championship last September. Props Francisco Gómez Kodela and Thomas Gallo will enter for Eduardo Bello and Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, respectively, while center Mateo Carrera will replace Juan Imhoff.

Thus, Los Pumas will form with Mallía; Mateo Carreras, Moroni, De la Fuente and Boffelli; Santiago Carreras and Bertranou; Matera, Kremer and Gonzalez; Lavannini and Alemanno; Gómez Kodela, Montoya (captain) and Gallo, while the substitutes will be: Ignacio Ruíz, Tetaz Chaparro, Bello, Lucas Paulos, Facundo Isa, Morales, Tomás Albornoz and Matías Orlando.

The Argentine team made this Saturday the reconnaissance of the Twickenham stadium, did light exercises and the kickers Boffelli and Mateo Carreras practiced shipments to the sticks. One of the keys to the match will be the state of the playing field, since it is expected to rain.

The coach of England, the Australian Eddie Jones confirmed for his part the following team: Freddie Steward; Jack Nowell, Manu Tuilagi, Owen Farrell (captain) and Joe Cokanasiga; Marcus Smith and Ben Youngs; Ellis Genge, Luke Cowan-Dickie, and Kyle Sinckler; Alex Coles and Johnny Hill; Maro Itoje, Tom Curry and Billy Vunipola. The alternates will be: Jack Singleton, Mako Vunipola, Joe Heyes, David Ribbans, Sam Simmonds, Jack Willis, Jack van Poortvliet.

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