The coach of the Argentine National Team spoke at a press conference and highlighted the team’s second performance in Group D of the World Cup in France.
This Friday from 12:45, The Pumas will face Samoa In his second presentation of Group D of Rugby World Cup 2023which is disputed in France. Michael Cheika, technical director of Argentina National Teamspoke at a press conference, where the starting eleven was revealed and the clash against the oceanic team was also palpitating.
“Samoa is a team that has improved a lot, they have a good group of coaches and they are organised. I know a lot of them from before, they are good rugby players and that is a big challenge for us, like every game in this World Cup,” the Australian coach revealed to the media. “We have the type of game we want to play, we don’t have to change much. It’s not that we have to do a magic thing, we have to play our game well disciplined and with a lot of aggression,” he added.
The Pumas started the competition with a heavy defeat against England and need to bounce back after a poor debut. “This week we thought about the fundamentals of the game and the physicality, and there we focused on having more possession and being more disciplined, because penalties cost a lot, and also discipline in our organization”he said. “Our team is taking things from the previous games and learning from it, we have a calm focus and what we want to do. We know this is an important game and we are ready to do the best we can in field”he concluded.
The formation of Los Pumas vs. Samoa, for the 2023 Rugby World Cup
Juan Cruz Mallya; Emiliano BoffelliMatias MoroniSantiago Chocobars and Matthew Careers; Santiago Careers and Gonzalo Bertranou; Juan Martin GonzálezFrames Creamer and Paul Matera; Guido Petty and Matías german; Eduardo NiceJulian Montoya and Thomas cock. DT: Michael Cheika.
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