From celebration to regret: the fatal minute of Los Pumas against England in third place in the Rugby World Cup

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In a difficult match that started uphill for the Argentinawhich was 13 points behind on the scoreboard against Englandit seemed that at the start of the second half the sun was beginning to rise for Michael's team Cheikabut one fatal play changed everything.

There were still shouts of celebration in the Stade de France by the Albiceleste fans who were celebrating the try of Santiago Carreras at 43 minutes. It is that with that conversion Argentina He went ahead 17-16 on the scoreboard and the excitement grew. However, in the next action, less than a minute later, a new try English.

Own Santiago Carreras He was the one who kicked the ball as far as possible out of his own field, but at the right moment the blockade appeared. Theo Dan. The English number 2 not only covered the kick, but he captured the oval and ran at full speed the few meters that separated him from the in-goal line to put his team back up, 21-17. A tremendous emotional blow for Los Pumas.

The match is crucial as it defines third place in the Rugby World Cup. In fact, Argentina has only been on the podium in this competition once, in the 2007 edition, which was also organized by France, when it obtained third place by beating the local team in the key duel. Now, the rival is none other than England, their executioner in the debut of this edition.

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