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Six changes for Pumas team to face All Blacks

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James Mortimer     24 Sep 2013     Getty Images

The French based second row, currently with Toulouse, hasn't played for the Pumas for two straight internationals, but will suit up for his 54th Test match in one of two changes to the pack.

Eusebio Guinzau comes in at hooker forcing Agustin Creevy to the bench, a change that seems to be part of head coach Santiago Phelan's plan to rotate the side's rakes.

Marcelo Bosch and Santiago Fernandez replace Felipe Contepomi and Gonzalo Tiesi in a double change to the midfield, with Tiesi, rated by some as the side's only centre, dropping out of the matchday squad.

Martin Landajo and Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino also come into the starting side.

This will be the 18th Test between the two countries, with Los Pumas still searching for their maiden Test victory against the All Blacks.

Formación de Los Pumas

1- Marcos Ayerza (43 partidos – 5 puntos)
2- Eusebio Guiñazú (31 partidos – 5 puntos)
3- Juan Figallo (21 partidos – 5 puntos)
4- Julio Farías Cabello (25 partidos – 10 puntos)
5- Patricio Albacete (53 partidos – 5 puntos)
6- Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe (capitán) (54 partidos – 25 puntos)
7- Pablo Matera (6 partidos – 10 puntos)
8- Juan Manuel Leguizamón (50 partidos – 50 puntos)
9- Martín Landajo (22 partidos – 5 puntos)
10- Nicolás Sánchez (12 partidos – 65 puntos)
11- Juan Imhoff (16 partidos – 55 puntos)
12- Santiago Fernández (28 partidos – 13 puntos)
13- Marcelo Bosch (21 partidos – 26 puntos)
14- Lucas González Amorosino (24 partidos – 20 puntos)
15- Juan Martín Hernández (42 partidos – 114 puntos)

Suplentes:

16- Agustín Creevy (26 partidos)
17- Nahuel Lobo (5 partidos)
18- Juan Pablo Orlandi (12 partidos)
19- Mariano Galarza (16 partidos)
20- Benjamín Macome (13 partidos – 10 puntos)
21- Tomás Cubelli (17 partidos – 20 puntos)
22- Felipe Contepomi (85 partidos – 651 puntos)
23- Horacio Agulla (46 partidos – 20 puntos)