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Japan vs Argentina live stream: Watch the Rugby World Cup

By Jonathan Davies

Published: 14:23, 6 October 2023

Japan and Argentina go head to head in a winner-takes-all Pool D clash at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday at 12pm (UK time).

Both teams are locked on nine points heading into the final pool game in Nantes, with the winners advancing to the knockout stages.

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Japan vs Argentina preview

It promises to be a dramatic climax to Pool D at Stade de la Beaujoire.

Both nations have momentum after victories last time out. Japan battled past Samoa in a hard-fought contest, while Argentina swept Chile aside 59-5.

The Japanese are aiming to reach back-to-back World Cup quarter-finals and match their performance as hosts four years ago.

Meanwhile the Pumas, who are two-time semi-finalists in 2007 and 2015, will eager to avoid suffering successive pool-stage exits from the competition.

Both nations will name their strongest available sides with a place in the quarter-finals at stake.

Jamie Joseph makes just a single change from the victory over Samoa, with Siosaia Fifita replacing Jone Naikabula on the wing.

Michael Cheika makes 11 changes from Argentina’s win over Chile, with Guido Petti Pagadizabal, Marcos Kremer, Juan Martin Gonzalez and Lucio Cinti the only players to survive.

Japan XV: Lomano Lemeki, Kotaro Matsushima, Dylan Riley, Ryoto Nakamura, Siosaia Fifita, Rikiya Matsuda, Naoto Saito; Keita Inagaki, Shota Horie, Jiwon Gu, Jack Cornelsen, Amato Fakatava, Michael Leitch, Pieter Labuschagne, Kazuki Himeno.

Replacements: Atsushi Sakate, Craig Millar, Asaeli Ai Valu, Warner Dearns, Amanaki Saumaki, Yutaka Nagare, Ryohei Yamanaka, Jone Naikabula.

Argentina XV: Juan Cruz Mallia, Emiliano Boffelli, Lucio Cinti, Santiago Chocobares, Mateo Carreras, Santiago Carreras, Gonzalo Bertranou; Thomas Gallo, Julian Montoya, Francisco Gomez Kodela, Guido Petti Pagadizabal, Tomas Lavanini, Pablo Matera, Marcos Kremer, Juan Martin Gonzalez.

Replacements: Agustin Creevy, Joel Sclavi, Eduardo Bello, Matias Alemanno, Pedro Rubiolo, Lautaro Bazan Velez, Nicolas Sanchez, Matias Moroni.

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