The Argentine rugby sevens team beat the Fiji Islands 35-14 and set themselves up for the World Cup finals in England.
The Argentine rugby sevens team Los Pumas ‘7, was appointed this Sunday champion in the eleventh and final stage of the World circuit of the discipline played in the city of London, England, by defeating his pair of Fiji Islands, by 35-14
In this way, the albiceleste representative completed a very good season on the circuit, having previously won tournaments in Hamilton (New Zealand) and Vancouver (Canada). The Argentine team, led by Santiago Gómez Cora, who trailed from the start, took advantage of the sending off of a Fijian player and clearly dominated the first half 14-7, with tries from German Schulz and Marcos Moneta.
In the second half, the albiceleste team confirmed their win with good work from the whole team and after a quick draw by Fiji 14-14, they went 28-14 away with two tries by Rodrigo Isgró after two run by Marcos Moneta.
Pumas 7 controlled the rhythm until the end of the game and with a new try by Moneta (the 100th number of his career) he put the final numbers at 35-14.
The initial formation included German Schulz, Santiago Álvarez (C), Luciano González, Rodrigo Isgró, Santiago Vera Feld, Marcos Moneta and Joaquin Pellandini.
Then Alejo Lavayén and Agustín Fraga entered.
Pumas ‘7 defeated Japan (43-12) and Fiji Islands (40-12) in the qualifying stage, but then fell to Ireland (12-14) they went to the quarterfinals beating Ireland 28-14 and they reached the final after defeating (10-7) Samoa
Today is the sixth final reached by the albiceleste team at the end of the official season.
The Pumas celebration in the locker room after the consecration
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