Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Historical! Argentina beat the ‘All Blacks’ in New Zealand

Argentina made history this Saturday by defeating the ‘All Blacks’ for the first time on New Zealand soil, whom they defeated 25-18 on the third date of the Rugby Championships. Tournament that brings together four of the best coaches in the Southern Hemisphere in Christchurch.

Pumas, with 20 points scored by Emiliano Boffelli, He did not forgive New Zealand’s doubts from Ian Foster, who lost the opening 15-6 lead.

The All Blacks have lost six of their last eight Tests.

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Argentina led the competition with 9 points and two wins from three dates. Australia also adds 9 points, having beaten South Africa in Adelaide (25-17) hours earlier. ‘All Blacks’ closed with 5 points and ‘Springbox’ with 4.

Two weeks after their impressive home win against Australia,He presents a good sensation a year before the World Cup in France, a disciple of Australian coach Michael Cheeka.

The situation, unlike New Zealand’s, which did not last long, gained confidence due to their win against South Africa in Johannesburg two weeks earlier.

Since the (29-20) setback in November’s trials in Ireland, the ‘All Black’ boat seems to have strayed. France (40-25), Ireland (23-12 and 32-22), South Africa (26-10) and now Argentina have defeated the men in black.

Next date September 3, Argentina will again face New Zealand in Hamilton.

The ‘All Blacks’ in crisis

A fresh defeat at home would add pressure to the New Zealand team to an unbearable level, especially for their coach Ian Foster., the position was confirmed a few days earlier by New Zealand Federation leader Mark Robinson. Never before have New Zealand lost three home Tests in a row and a fourth defeat could prove fatal.

“They put a lot of pressure on us in the second half and we didn’t react the way we wanted,” said third-row and local captain Sam Kane.

Puma’s performance was brave and reminiscent of two years ago, When he shocked New Zealand for the first time in Sydney (25-15). On that occasion, fly half Nicolas Sanchez kicked six penalties and signed a conversion, equalized by winger Bouffeli, who hit all seven of his shots.

Crashing into an aggressive and effective Argentine defence, the New Zealanders conceded an attempt through Argentina’s third line Juan Martín González (47) after a Blacks error.

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Pablo Matera, who played in Christchurch this season with the Canterbury Crusaders, reflected on the spectators’ delight at the end of the clash.

“It’s great, it’s like a dream come true to be back in my country and beat the All Blacks for the first time, it’s even more special (with the win in Sydney),” he said.

In the second match, Australia already took a 10–3 lead over South Africa, who have not won a single in Australia since 2013.

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