August 23, 2018 / 4:24 PM / a month ago

Factbox - Argentina vs. South Africa

(Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday’s Rugby Championship test between Argentina and South Africa:

When: Aug. 25, 4.10 pm local (1910 GMT)

Where: Estadio Malvinas Argentinas (capacity: 40,268)

Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)

Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand), Andrew Brace (Ireland); TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Mario Ledesma

Captain: Agustin Creevy

Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Bautista Delguy, 13-Matias Moroni, 12-Bautista Ezcurra, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Gonzalo Bertranou, 8-Javier Ortega Desio, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Juan Figallo, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Replacements: 16-Facundo Bosch, 17-Santiago Garcia Botta, 18-Santiago Medrano, 19-Matías Alemanno, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Tomas Cubelli, 22-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 23-Juan Cruz Mallia.

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 6

Coach: Rassie Erasmus

Captain: Siya Kolisi

Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Makazole Mapimpi, 13-Lukhanyo Am, 12-Andre Esterhuizen, 11-Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10-Handre Pollard, 9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Warren Whiteley, 7-Siya Kolisi, 6-Francois Louw, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans Malherbe, 2-Malcolm Marx, 1-Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Steven Kitshoff, 18-Wilco Louw, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 21-Embrose Papier, 22-Lionel Mapoe, 23-Damian Willemse.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 27

South Africa wins: 24

Argentina wins: 2

Draws: 1

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 South Africa 34-21 Argentina Durban

2017 Argentina 23-41 South Africa Salta

2017 South Africa 37-15 Argentina Port Elizabeth

2016 Argentina 26-24 South Africa Salta

2016 South Africa 30-23 Argentina Nelspruit

Compiled by Mark Gleeson, editing by Ed Osmond

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