Three changes for Pumas

 Nov 13,2012
Written by: Editor

Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with France in Lille.

At full-back, regular fly-half Juan Martin Hernandez who injured himself in los Pumas' 26-12 win over Wales at the Millennium Stadium last weekend is replaced by Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino.

In other changes, Biarritz centre Marcelo Bosch fills the void left by the sidelined Felipe Contepomi, who suffered knee ligament damage in Cardiff, while Bath wing Horacio Agulla also earns a starting place as he takes over from Gonzalo Camacho.

Argentina: 15 Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino, 14 Horacio Agulla, 13 Gonzalo Tiesi, 12 Marcelo Bosch, 11 Juan Imhoff, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 6 Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, 5 Julio Farias Cabello, 4 Manuel Carizza, 3 Juan Figallo, 2 Eusebio Guinazu, 1 Marcos Ayerza.
Replacements: 16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Nahuel Lobo, 18 Francisco Gomez Kodela, 19 Tomas Vallejos, 20 Tomas De la Vega, 21 Tomas Cubelli, 22 Gonzalo Camacho, 23 Joaquin Tuculet.

Date: Saturday, 17 November
Venue: Stade Lille Metropole
Kick-off: 21:00 local (20:00 GMT)
Referee: Steve Walsh (Australia)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), David Changleng (Scotland)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)

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