Rugby World Cup , Pool B - Dunedin, 10 September 2011, 20:30 local, 08:30 GMT
Argentina (6) 9 - 13 (3) England (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
6 3 - 0

After a spell of intense early pressure, England are caught offside and Contepomi nails the resulting penalty from just to the right of the posts. Deserved early lead for the Pumas.

10 3 - 3

Roncero gives away a penalty and Wilkinson lands the resulting kick from wide on the right-hand side to level the game.

19 6 - 3

Rodriguez succeeds at the third attempt, landing a kick after England are penalised at the breakdown for the umpteenth time.

44 9 - 3

Rodriguez makes no mistake with his third penalty attempt, splitting the stick with a penalty attempt from roughly 30 metres out and towards the left-hand side.

66 9 - 8

After a spell of incessant pressure, Youngs breaks off the back of a ruck and darts through to score in behind the posts.

67 9 - 10

Wilkinson lands the easy conversion attempt.

74 9 - 13

A terrific shove in the scrum earns England a penalty which Wilkinson manages to convert from just to the right of the posts.

Timeline

Time Argentina  Score  England
0 start of first half start of first half
6 Contepomi - penalty goal 3 - 0
10 3 - 3 Wilkinson - penalty goal
17 Roncero - sub off
Scelzo - sub on
19 Roncero - sub on
Scelzo - sub off
Rodriguez Gurruchage - penalty goal
6 - 3
25 Contepomi - sub off
Bosch - sub on
34 Cole - yellow card
36 Imhoff - sub on
Tiesi - sub off
40 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
44 Rodriguez Gurruchage - penalty goal 9 - 3
49 Wigglesworth - sub off
Youngs - sub on
55 Creevy - sub on
Ledesma Arocena - sub off
57 Figallo - sub off
Scelzo - sub on
61 Thompson - sub off
Hartley - sub on
Stevens - sub on
Sheridan - sub off
66 9 - 8 Deacon - sub off
Palmer - sub on
Youngs - try
67 9 - 10 Wilkinson - conversion
68 Farias Cabello - sub off
Campos - sub on
74 9 - 13 Wilkinson - penalty goal
77 Figallo - sub on
Roncero - sub off
78 Leguizamon - sub off
Galarza - sub on
80+2 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
82

Notes

 
Result England won by a margin of 4 points
Rugby World Cup points England 4, Argentina 1 (1 losing bonus)
 
Ground name Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin (neutral venue)
Attendance 30700
 
Referee BJ Lawrence
 
Argentina Test debuts none
England Test debuts none

Teams

Argentina England
Tries none Tries Youngs (66)
Cons none Cons Wilkinson (67)
Pens Contepomi (6), Rodriguez Gurruchage (19, 44) Pens Wilkinson (10, 74)

Match stats

Argentina   England
0 Tries 1
0 from 0 Conversion goals 1 from 1
3 from 9 Penalty goals 2 from 7
33.3% Kick at goal success 37.5%
0 (1 missed) Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
26 Kicks from hand 29
71 Passes 110
73 Runs 66
243 Metres run with ball 240
Attacking
51% Possession 49%
51% Territory 49%
3 Clean breaks 1
18 Defenders beaten 5
4 Offloads 3
67 from 69 (97.1%) Rucks won 61 from 63 (96.8%)
5 from 5 (100.0%) Mauls won 4 from 5 (80.0%)
6 Turnovers conceded 5
Defensive
71/5 Tackles made/missed 79/18
93.4% Tackling success rate 81.4%
Set pieces
3 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Scrums on own feed 3 won, 0 lost (100.0%)
8 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Lineouts on own throw 11 won, 1 lost (91.7%)
Discipline
15 Penalties conceded 11
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

Arg stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Rodriguez Gurruchage 0/0 6 3/7/5 35 1 1 1 0 0/0 0/0 1 0/0
W Camacho 0/0 0 0/0/5 23 0 4 1 1 3/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Tiesi 0/0 0 1/0/2 8 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Fernandez 0/0 0 1/2/1 5 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Agulla 0/0 0 3/1/5 39 0 2 1 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
FH Contepomi 0/0 3 5/3/3 8 0 3 0 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
SH Vergallo 0/0 0 4/37/5 1 0 0 0 1 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Roncero 0/0 0 0/0/8 2 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 4 0/0
H Ledesma Arocena 0/0 0 0/4/5 3 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Figallo 0/0 0 0/1/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 2 0/0
L Carizza 0/0 0 0/1/2 7 0 0 0 2 3/1 6/0 0 0/0
L Albacete 0/0 0 0/2/9 8 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/1 0 0/0
F Farias Cabello 0/0 0 0/1/4 0 0 0 0 0 9/0 0/0 0 0/0
F Leguizamon 0/0 0 1/2/6 17 0 0 0 0 9/0 1/0 1 0/0
N8 Fernandez Lobbe 0/0 0 0/7/4 6 0 0 0 1 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
(H) Creevy 0/0 0 0/1/3 7 0 1 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Scelzo 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 1/0 1 0/0
(F) Galarza 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Campos 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 1 0/0
(FH) Bosch 0/0 0 3/2/3 64 2 5 1 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Imhoff 0/0 0 2/0/2 10 0 2 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

Eng stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Foden 0/0 0 3/8/7 79 1 2 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Ashton 0/0 0 1/1/4 29 0 0 0 0 0/2 0/0 1 0/0
C Tuilagi 0/0 0 0/1/7 29 0 1 1 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Tindall 0/0 0 1/8/4 10 0 0 1 2 4/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Armitage 0/0 0 1/1/8 46 0 0 1 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Wilkinson 0/0 8 9/21/2 8 0 0 0 0 4/3 0/0 0 0/0
SH Wigglesworth 0/0 0 2/37/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Sheridan 0/0 0 0/0/5 1 0 0 0 0 7/1 0/0 3 0/0
H Thompson 0/0 0 0/2/3 0 0 1 0 1 4/2 0/0 2 0/0
P Cole 0/0 0 0/0/4 5 0 0 0 0 11/2 0/0 1 1/0
L Deacon 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 11/1 2/0 0 0/0
L Lawes 0/0 0 0/4/2 16 0 0 0 0 5/0 3/0 0 0/0
F Croft 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 1 5/0 5/0 0 0/0
F Haskell 0/0 0 0/1/7 1 0 0 0 0 10/1 0/0 1 0/0
N8 Easter 0/0 0 1/5/7 10 0 0 0 0 9/1 0/0 2 0/0
(H) Hartley 0/0 0 0/1/2 1 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Stevens 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/2 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Palmer 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 1/1 1/0 0 0/0
(SH) Youngs 1/0 5 4/20/2 5 0 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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