- Australia have won 14 of their last 15 games against Argentina, including each of their last five clashes.
- Indeed, the Wallabies have come away with a win on four of their last five visits to Argentina to face the Pumas, including a 34-9 victory on their last such expedition.
- This will be the Pumas’ fifth Test at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, though they’ve picked up just one win from their previous four fixtures at the venue (D1, L2).
- The Wallabies have now gone three games without loss (W1, D2), the last time they went longer undefeated was in 2015 with a run of seven straight victories that included the Rugby World Cup.
- Argentina will be looking for their first win of the tournament; the last time they finished a Rugby Championship campaign without a win was in 2013.
- Australia haven’t won any of their last four games away from home (D1, L3), the last time they went longer without an away win was a five-game drought from 2008 to 2009 (L5).
- Argentina are the only team to have conceded an average of more than one card per game this tournament (5Y, 1R), while Australia are the only team yet to have a player sent from the field.
- Australia have scored 14 second-half tries so far this campaign, more than any other team in the competition, while Argentina have scored just four in the same period.
- Just two players have made 50+ tackles in this tournament, Michael Hooper (59/71) and Sean McMahon (56/59).
- Israel Folau has crossed the try line five times this campaign, more than any other player in the competition; no Australian has ever scored more than five in an edition of this competition (Folau scored 5 in 2013).
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