Pumas look for back-to-back victories
November 12, 2009
Argentina's Jose Maria Nunez Piossek evades the England defence at Twickenham during the Pumas' 2006 victory © Getty Images
Argentina return to England's HQ this weekend in search of back-to-back wins having seen off their rivals 24-22 earlier this summer in Salta.
The Pumas also claimed a famous victory on their last visit to Twickenham - a 25-18 success back in 2006. England hold the all-time advantage dating back to their first encounter in 1981 - a drawn match at Twickenham - but the days of dominating their South American rivals - that included a record 51-0 success in 1990 - appear long gone with the Pumas now a real force in the game and Tri-Nations bound.
England's last victory over the Pumas was also in the summer with Martin Johnson's side winning 37-15 at Old Trafford - a result that was enough for them to draw the series. The two sides have three wins apiece from the last six matches - a series that began with 12-years ago with a record 33-13 victory for the hosts in the second of a two-match series in Buenos Aires.
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