The captain of the Pumas will not be physically full after intercostal injury suffered against England and will not be with the team in the second game of the tournament. could return against Scotland
The captain of the Argentine national team rugby, Felipe Contepomi, was ruled out for Saturday's game against Romania, the second day of Group B World Cup taking place in New Zealand, to suffer defeat against England a " costochondral injury law. "
This was reported by the physician for the Pumas, Guillermo Botto, adding that "we will evaluate the player's recovery during the day."
"The idea is to wait for the match against Scotland will be key to qualification for the quarterfinals," said a source close to campus.
Argentine national team captain had to leave to
England after 26 minutes the first time, a heavy blow on the right side of the costal area.
"If the meeting fails Contepomi against Romania, the two options we have to play to open are James Fernandez and Nicolas Sanchez, but it is still premature to talk about it," said Fabian Turner, assistant coach Santiago Phelan.
Meanwhile, the center Gonzalo Tiesi was written off from school after finding the seriousness of his injury in his right knee.
It is not yet defined which player will replace it, but the better chance you have is Lucas Borges, or Gabriel Ascarate Tucuman.
Tiesi "suffered a sprained right knee medial collateral ligament injury and partial injury to the ACL," said Botto.
The Stade Francais player, who will return on Tuesday on a flight company Qantas, underwent an MRI that determined it must be replaced for the remainder of the World Cup in New Zealand.
Tiesi was replaced by John Imhoff at 36 minutes of the first stage in the game to the Pumas lost to England 13-9 in Dunedin.
As Saturday's game, Turner said: "We saw the match in Romania. It is a very tough team, but also has many shortcomings. Scotland, meanwhile, is a group that has in a while a line of play, but the first game cost him a lot, "he said.