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Lighting doesn’t strike twice.
Argentina boss Mario Ledesma has warned Ireland that it’s highly unlikely that the All Blacks will have two bad games in-a-row after an uncharacteristic performance against England that saw them very nearly lose in Twickenham.
New Zealand came away with the win in the end, but defeated Eddie Jones’ men by just a singular point, with England having a late try controversially disallowed as a result of a borderline offside decision.
“They were bad and it’s difficult for them to be bad two games in a row,” said Ledesma
“That’s the only thing I would say as I haven’t watched the game.”
But the Pumas boss at the same time doesn’t think the All Blacks necessarily have to play bad if Ireland are to beat them. When asked, he had an interesting answer.
“That’s a very good question,” Ledesma said.
“I don’t know. I don’t think so. They [Ireland] already beat them in the US and they did it again against England.
“For us to beat them, yeah, they have to be bad and we have to be very good. For Ireland maybe a little bit less. They have to be average and Ireland good, very good and you beat them.”