Scrumhalf Martín Landajo has returned to Argentina's starting XV for their Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks in Nelspruit on Saturday.
Landajo was on the bench in Argentina's last Test in June against France, but earns a start ahead of Tomás Cubelli this week.
Coach Daniel Hourcade has also selected Matías Orlando and Juan Martín Hernández as his centre pairing ahead of Matías Moroni and Jeronimo le la Fuente, who both drop out of the match 23.
Up front, Javier Ortega Desio shifts to the bench to make way for Juan Manuel Leguizamon and Matías Alemanno start at No 4 lock ahead of Guido Petty.
Argentina – 15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Santiago Cordero, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Manuel Montero, 10 Nicolás Sanchez, 9 Martín Landajo, 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomás Lavanini, 4 Matías Alemanno, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustín Creevy, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro.
Subs: 16 Julían Montoya, 17 Felipe Arregui, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Guido Petty, 20 Javier Ortega Desio, 21 Tomás Cubelli, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Ramiro Moyano.
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