Albacete returns for Pumas
November 18, 2010
Patricio Albacete returns for Argentina © Getty Images
Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has made one change to his side to face France in Montpellier on Saturday.
Toulouse lock Patricio Albacete returns to action alongside Mariano Galarza, with Biarritz's Manuel Carizza sidelined with a shoulder injury picked up in last weekend's 22-16 victory over Italy in Verona.
There are three further changes on the bench, where Santiago Guzman and Julio Farias Cabello are added to the forward contingent and Biarritz wing Marcelo Bosch covers for Horacio Agulla.
Argentina: M Rodriguez (Stade Francais); G Camacho (Harlequins), G Tiesi (Stade Francais), S Fernandez (Montpellier), L Gonzalez Amorosino (Leicester), F Contepomi (Toulon, capt), N Vergallo (Toulouse); R Roncero (Stade Francais), M Ledesma (Clermont Auvergne), M Scelzo (Clermont Auvergne), M Galarza (Leinster), P Albacete (Toulouse), G Fessia (Cordoba), M De Achaval (Alumni), JM Fernandez Lobbe (Toulon)
Replacements: A Creevy (Clermont Auvergne), M Ayerza (Leicester), S Guzmán (Stade Francais), J Farías Cabello (Tucuman), Á Galindo (Racing Metro), A Lalanne (London Irish), M Bosch (Biarritz)
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
"If I miss the first kick of the match, it shouldn't have any impact on the second. They are different entities." Tom Hamilton talks to Northampton Saints' Stephen Myler
It's time for those running Welsh rugby to stop trying to prevent its players heading to France and to start planning a future without them, writes Martin Williamson
Paul Eddison explains how the French sold English clubs down the river and why their domestic game will go from strength to strength
'Nothing can prepare you for the noise of the Millennium Stadium though, you just can't hear anything." Tom Hamilton talks to Cory Allen