Argentina reshuffle backline

Date published: September 14 2017

Argentina have reshuffled their backline ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship Test with the Wallabies at GIO Stadium in Canberra.

Backline stars Joaquin Tuculet and Santiago Cordero are set to miss the clash, with usual wing Emiliano Boffani moving to full-back for the Canberra Test, while Ramiro Moyano will line up on the left wing in the new formation.

Former Brumbies scrum-half Tomas Cubelli has been shifted to the bench, with Martin Landajo taking the starting spot against Australia.

The forwards have seen change too, with Tomas Lezana coming into the starting team at eight, while Juan Manuel Leguizamon takes the bench spot, with Benjamin Macome out of the miix.

Manuel Montero takes the final spot on the bench.

Argentina: 15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Matias Moroni, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente, 11 Ramiro Moyano, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Tomas Lezana, 7 Javier Ortega Desio, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Matias Alemanno, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Nahuel tatez Chaparro, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Lucas Noguera
Replacements: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Marcos Kremer, 20 Juan Martin Leguizamon, 21 Tomas Cubelli, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Manuel Montero

Date: Saturday, September 16
Venue: GIO Stadium, Canberra
Kick-off: 20:00 local (10:00 GMT)
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Paul Williams (New Zealand)
TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

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