- This will be the fourth meeting between the Jaguares and Chiefs in Super Rugby history, the away side on the day has been victorious in the first three encounters.
- The Chiefs have won only two Super Rugby finals matches outside of New Zealand in their history (L3), both against the Stormers (2016 and 2017).
- This will be the Jaguares’ second appearance in the Super Rugby finals series and first on home soil, having lost to the Lions in Johannesburg in 2018 (23-40).
- The Jaguares have scored 21 tries in the final quarter of matches in Super Rugby 2019, the most of any team and two more than the Chiefs in second place (19).
- Anton Lienert-Brown (Chiefs, 32) and Pablo Matera (Jaguares, 22) rank first and joint third respectively for offloads in Super Rugby this year.
The Jaguares have played the Chiefs 3 times in Super rugby since 2016 and the Jaguares have won 1 match and lost 2.
The Jaguares 1 win from 3 matches gives them a record of winning 33% of their matches against the Chiefs regardless of venue.
This weekend the match will be played in Buenos Aires which is home for the Jaguares and the venue where the teams have met twice before.
In those 2 matches played in Buenos Aires, the Jaguares were beaten on both occasions. The Chiefs are therefore unbeaten in Buenos Aires.
The average score when the Jaguares play the Chiefs in Buenos Aires is : Jaguares 25 Chiefs 26.
The Jaguares and Chiefs played earlier this season and the Chiefs won 30-27 – in Buenos Aires.
Average score: Jaguares 25 Chiefs 26
Last three results
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 Jaguares 27 v 30 Chiefs @Buenos Aires
Fri, 04 May 2018 Chiefs 19 v 23 Jaguares @Rotorua
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 Jaguares 26 v 30 Chiefs @Buenos Aires
Jaguares overall record against the Chiefs
Played 3 , Wins 1, Losses 2 , Draws 0
15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Sebastian Cancelliere, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11 Matias Moroni, 10 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9 Tomas Cubelli, 8 Javier Ortega Desio, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Mayco Vivas
Replacements : 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Tomas Lezana, 20 Francisco Gorrissen, 21 Felipe Ezcurra, 22 Domingo Miotti, 23 Santiago Carreras
1. Atu Moli , 2. Nathan Harris ,3. Angus Ta’avao, 4. Brodie Retallick , 5. Tyler Ardron , 6. Lachlan Boshier, 7. Sam Cane (c), 8. Pita Gus Sowakula , 9. Brad Weber , 10. Jack Debreczeni, 11. Sean Wainui , 12. Anton Lienert-Brown , 13. Tumua Manu, 14. Shaun Stevenson , 15. Solomon Alaimalo
Replacements : 16. Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17. Aidan Ross , 18. Nepo Laulala, 19. Jesse Parete, 20. Mitchell Jacobson , 21. Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi , 22. Marty McKenzie , 23. Alex Nankivell/Ataata Moeakiola
Match Officials and details
Date : Fri 21 June
Venue : Estadio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Kick Off local: 19.05 (10.05am NZ Time Saturday)
Referee: Glen Jackson
Assistant Ref 1:Nick Briant
Assistant Ref 2:Federico Anselmi
TMO: Santiago Borsani