It has become common to see Cougars 7s in close-ups. the cold Vancouver Was no exception and the first day of the seventh season of World Sevens Circuit They showed their trade and hierarchy to win two victories with solvency, without suffering. Win France And Japan It is a reflection of the maturity and level that the main characters maintain. Luciano Gonzalez He came back to get an outstanding performance and Mark Moneta He continues to meet his beta quota.
Rayo opened the scoring against the Asians, and showed in front of the French national team their skills with their feet in kicking the ball twice, catching it under pressure from the defenders, and determining the proximity of the posts. A typical maneuver for a player of his caliber, who maintained an impressive performance in 2023, similar to the one that made him the best player in the world in 2021.
Marcos Moneta’s amazing try against France
Argentina form Group B of the Vancouver Sevens, where they will play on Saturday against South Africa, at 6:26 pm in Buenos Aires, with the transmission from the Star + platform. At midnight between Friday and Saturday they faced France, Pumas making a nearly perfect first-half 7 and shooting three times before five minutes were up, with Moneta invading and González’ brace, imposing their physicality. The guy from La Rioja, who reached the 100th attempt last weekend, makes the difference in individual duels and is lethal in the final metres. Good defense and footwork Joaquin Bilandini He held one in the first half, but France reacted and lowered his effort Pauline Riva And Jean Pascal Barak, although he failed to come close in the final minutes. The result was 21-12. From the last 10 clashes against each other in a tour, Les Blues Only one profit
argentina agreement 21 v. France 12
In the first turn, the Pumas 7s recognized and overtook the differences they had over Japan 31-12after a devastating start with tries from Moneta, González, and Tobias Wade. In the second half there was a return of two young men who were trying to get a place in the team. Thomas Elizalde He returned over a year later due to various injuries and did so with an effort, and Franco Rosetta He added one in his first match of the year at the ring. Both traveled to Canada during the week, after injuries to Santiago Vera Field, Aligo Lavigne, and They are part of the replacement That coach Santiago Gómez Cora applies little by little. Expanding the base is one of the great goals this Olympics for the team, which in Vancouver’s Gaston Revol, the team’s icon, is unaffected by a physical problem.
Synthesis of arg 31 vs. Japan 12
Argentina will face Sunday’s quarter-finals at 0.37 or 1.35, depending on the score you get against South Africa, who drew France and thrashed Japan. In addition to their ability to take first place in the region and facilitate the passage of the playoffs, Pumas 7s have another reason to eliminate this competitor in service: Blitzkrieg It has the same amount of ranking points as Tied for second place with the Argentines. Staying out of the golden quarter-finals will prevent them from achieving their goal of qualifying for the Paris Olympics.
for his part, Uruguay Deliver the big blow on the first day of competition in Canada to They beat Fiji for the first time in their historyby 17-14in Group C which remained open and led by Britain. The Pumas 7s contender will emerge from that region looking for a semi-final.