VIDEO: Pumas v Georgia Highlights

Date published: September 26 2015

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A ruthless second-half display from Argentina crushed Georgia's hopes of causing another Rugby World Cup upset as the Pumas claimed a 54-9 win in the sides' Pool C contest at Kingsholm on Friday.

The underdogs, who beat Tonga in their opening match, maintained hopes of springing another surprise when three penalties from fly-half Merab Kvirikashvi restricted Argentina's lead to 14-9 at half-time.

But the South Americans, for whom Tomas Lavanini scored the first-half's only try, added three more touchdowns within 13 minutes of the restart to secure a bonus point.

Tomas Cubelli notched his side's second try in the right corner, before Juan Imhoff finished off a flowing attack and Santiago Cordero (pictured) showed great pace to cap another fine move.

The Pumas increased their lead in the closing stages, with Martin Landajo diving over for his fourth international try before Imhoff and Cordero grabbed their second scores of the match.

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