Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has kept faith with the same side for Saturday's clash against Australia.

Last Updated: 07/10/12 11:06am

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Argentina have kept faith with the same side for tonight's clash against Australia, despite their dismal run in the Rugby Championship.

The Pumas are without a win in five matches in the new southern hemisphere championship, but they will be hoping to end this drought against an injury-hit Australia side, who have made five changes.

Coach Santiago Phelan has made two alterations to his replacements with Leonardo Senatore and Nicolas Sanchez coming in for Tomas Vallejos and Martin Rodriguez.

Full-back Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino believes his side will respond after last weekend's 54-15 defeat by New Zealand.

"We are confident and more than ready to forget what happened and only think about Australia," he said.

"Playing at home is wonderful. It's great to have the support and to be at home and train with your family close by. I hope there's a big party atmosphere at the stadium this time that will help motivate us."

Argentina have a poor record against the Wallabies, winning just four of 18 matches, with their last victory coming back in 1997.

Argentina: R Roncero, E Guinazu, J Figallo, M Carizza, P Albacete, JF Cabello, JM Leguizamon, JM Fernandez Lobbe, M Landajo, JM Hernandez, H Agulla, S Fernandez, M Bosch, G Camacho, LG Amorosino.

Replacements: A Creevy, JP Orlandi, L Senatore, T Leonardi, N Vergallo, N Sanchez, J Imhoff.

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