Weak defence gifted the Pumas the second game in Salta. England went 14-3 down by half time and it even got to 21-3 before England mounted a strong fight back and could even have sneaked a win late on but Goodes kick went wide. Final score:
Argentina 24-22 England
Tries: Leguizamon, Camacho Cons: Hernandez Pens: Hernandez 3 Drops: Hernandez
Tries: Banahan Cons: Goode Pens: Goode 5
Argentina: Agulla, Leonelli, Tiesi, Fernandez, Camacho, Hernandez, Lalanne, Roncero, Ledesma, Ayerza, Alvarez, Albacete, Fessia, Leguizamon, Fernandez Lobbe.
Replacements: Amorosino for Leonelli (13).
Not Used: Basualdo, Orlandi, Carizza, Lozada, Vergallo, Avramovic.
England: D Armitage, Cueto, Hipkiss, May, Banahan, Goode, Care, Payne, Hartley, White, Borthwick, Deacon, Robshaw, S Armitage, Easter.
Not Used: Chuter, Wilson, Kay, Haskell, Hodgson, Vesty, Tait.
Ref: Alan Lewis (Ireland).