August 8, 2019 / 1:41 PM / 3 months ago

Factbox: Argentina vs South Africa

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

When: August 10, 4:40 p.m. local (1940 GMT)

Where: Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta (capacity: 20,408)

Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Karl Dickson (England)

TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 10

Coach: Mario Ledesma

Captain: Pablo Matera

Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Santiago Cordero, 13-Matias Moroni, 12-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Nicolas Sanchez, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Facundo Isa, 7-Javier Ortega Desio, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Marcos Kremer, 4-Matias Alemanno, 3-Juan Figallo, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro.

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Mayco Vivas, 18-Santiago Medrano, 19-Guido Petti, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Gonzalo Bertanou, 22-Ben Urdapilleta, 23-Joaquin Tuculet.

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 4

Coach: Rassie Erasmus

Captain: Duane Vermeulen

Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Lukhanyo Am, 12-Damian de Allende, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Handre Pollard, 9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Duane Vermeulen, 7-Pieter Steph du Toit, 6-Kwagga Smith, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Trevor Nyakane, 2-Bongi Mbonambi, 1-Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements: 16-Malcolm Marx, 17-Steven Kitshoff, 18-Frans Malherbe, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Francois Louw, 21-Herschel Jantjies, 22-Frans Steyn, 23-Jesse Kriel.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 28

Argentina wins: 3

Draws: 1

South Africa wins: 24

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 Argentina 32-19 South Africa Mendoza

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

Compiled By Nick Said; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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