Factbox: Springboks take on Argentina

. South Africa's Faf de Klerk (R) and Siya Kolisi in action against Argentina's Pablo Matera.

South Africa's Faf de Klerk (R) and Siya Kolisi in action against Argentina's Pablo Matera.

Reuters

PRETORIA - Factbox on Saturday’s one-off Test between South Africa and Argentina:

When: August 17, 5:05 p.m. local (1505 GMT)

Where: Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria (capacity: 51,762)

Referee: Luke Pearce (England)

Assistant referees: Andrew Brace (Ireland), Pierre Brousset (France)

TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 5

Coach: Rassie Erasmus

Captain: Schalk Brits

Team: 15-Warrick Gelant, 14-Sbu Nkosi, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Andre Esterhuizen, 11-Dillyn Leyds, 10-Elton Jantjies, 9-Cobus Reinach, 8-Marcell Coetzee, 7-Rynhardt Elstadt, 6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Lood de Jager, 4-RG Snyman, 3-Vincent Koch, 2-Schalk Brits, 1-Thomas du Toit

Replacements: 16-Scarra Ntubeni, 17-Lizo Gqoboka, 18-Wilco Louw, 19-Marvin Orie, 20-Marco van Staden, 21-Kwagga Smith, 22-Faf de Klerk, 23-Frans Steyn.

ARGENTINA

World ranking: 11

Coach: Mario Ledesma

Captain: Pablo Matera

Team: 15-Joaquin Tuculet, 14-Sebastian Cancelliere, 13-Jeronimo de la Fuente, 12-Lucas Mensa, 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9-Felipe Ezcurra, 8-Javier Ortega Desio, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Santiago Medrano, 2-Julian Montoya, 1-Mayco Vivas.

Replacements: 16-Agustin Creevy, 17-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 18-Juan Figallo, 19-Matias Alemanno, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Gonzalo Bertanou, 22-Ben Urdapilleta, 23-Santiago Carreras.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 29

Argentina wins: 3

Draws: 1

South Africa wins: 25

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2019 Argentina 13-46 South Africa Salta

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

 

 

 

Source
Reuters