VIDEO: Argentina v Tonga highlights

Date published: October 7 2015

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Argentina booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable win over Tonga in Milton Keynes on Sunday.

The game was very tight for 50 minutes, with both teams crossing twice, but the Pumas were then able to pull away in the final half-hour for a convincing 45-16 success.

Tonga struck first blood with a try from Kurt Morath, only for Argentina to respond with two tries by Joaquin Tuculet and Juan Imhoff.

After great work from Telusa Veainu, Soane Tonga'uiha grabbed Tonga's second try, and they trailed 23-16 heading into the final half-hour, with Morath missing a number of kickable opportunities to bring them even closer.

That would prove costly, with Nicolas Sanchez kicking his goals and then chipping in with the killer third try to make it 33-16 with quarter of an hour remaining.

Julian Montoya and the outstanding Santiago Cordero then finished things off with two late tries to add some gloss to the final scoreline in front of a very famous supporter.

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