South Africa vs Argentina confirmed lineups: team news ahead of Rugby Championship match

Argentina travel to South Africa for the rugby championship on Saturday and Michael Cheika’s side will seek revenge.

They lost to the Boks at home last weekend and Cheika says it was a poor first half that cost them.

“The first half is one of the worst I remember, we conceded a lot of penalties,” said Cheika. “In the second we came into play. It was a missed opportunity but I will go to South Africa with the same players.

“We were able to make contacts (in the second half) and arrange things. I think we got strong at times and went back to basics to push hard.”

But who will represent both sides? Here’s everything you need to know.

When is it?

The game will take place on Saturday 24th September at 4:05pm BST.

How can I watch?

The game can be viewed on Sky Sports and their app Sky Go.

If you’re not a Sky customer, you can get one NOWTV Day Pass here watch without subscription.

Team News

South Africa make two changes after beating Argentina, with Frans Steyn coming in on the fly-half and Pieter-Steph du Toit as a flanker.

The Argentina side are moving to the second line of defence, with coach Michael Cheika resisting major changes despite last Saturday’s home defeat by the Springboks. Juan Imhoff replaces Lucio Cinti on the wing, while Matias Moroni replaces Matias Orlando in the middle.

Confirmed Lineups

South Africa: Willie-le-Roux; Canan Moodie, Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Frans Steyn, Jaden Hendrikse; Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (Captain), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jasper Wiese.

Argentina: Juan Cruz Mallia; Emiliano Boffelli, Matias Moroni, Jeronimo de la Fuente, Juan Imhoff; Santiago Carreras, Gonzalo Bertranou; Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Julian Montoya, Eduardo Bello; Matias Alemanno, Tomas Lavanini; Juan Martin González, Marcos Kremer, Pablo Matera.

opportunities

South Africa – 1/20

Tie – 35/1

Argentina – 10/1

forecast

It’s all open in the competition, but the world champions should have the edge over Micheal Chieka’s men, largely because of home advantage. South Africa 25-10 Argentina.

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