New Zealand must still validate its ticket for the quarter-finals even if the All Blacks should not be in great difficulty after having defeated Italy a little less than a week ago (96-17). The New Zealanders are currently second in Group A behind France, tied on points with Italy, and All Blacks coach Ian Foster expressed his distrust: “We are playing against a team that lost by the same score as us against France.”
For its part, Uruguay will certainly try to limit the damage for its last match of this 2023 Rugby World Cup. The Teros won their last match against Namibia (36-26) after losing to the ‘Italy and France with honors.
What time does the New Zealand – Uruguay match start?
The New Zealand – Uruguay match will start at 9 p.m. this Thursday, October 5. It will take place at Parc OL de Décines in Lyon.
On which TV channel is New Zealand – Uruguay broadcast?
It is TF1 which will broadcast this New Zealand – Uruguay. The experienced Wayne Barnes will be on the whistle for this penultimate poster of Group A of this 2023 Rugby World Cup.
What streaming broadcast for the New Zealand – Uruguay match?
Two streaming broadcasts will be available to follow New Zealand – Uruguay this Thursday. Indeed, MyTF1 and MyCanal will also broadcast the match.
What line-ups for New Zealand – Uruguay?
The two team compositions of this New Zealand – Uruguay are already known. Even if the ticket for the quarter-finals is not yet in the pocket, Ian Foster made nine changes compared to the big success against Italy (96-17). Here is the composition of the All Blacks: McKenzie – Jordan, Lienert-Brown, J. Barrett, Fainga’anuku – (o) Mo’unga, (m) Roigard – Cane (cap.), Jacobson, Frizell – Vaa’i, Whitelock -Lomax, Taylor, Tu’ungafasi
For his part, coach Esteban Meneses made six changes compared to the match won by his team against Namibia (36-26). Here is the composition of the Uruguayans: Silva – Mieres, Inciarte, Vilaseca (cap.), Freitas – (o) Etcheverry, (m) Arata – Bianchi, Diana, Ardao – Leindekar, Dotti – Arbelo, Kessler, Sanguinetti.
What are the predictions for the New Zealand – Uruguay match?
On sports betting sites, the New Zealanders are obviously the huge favorites for this meeting. On Betclic, the All Blacks have no odds, the draw is at 50 and the Uruguayan victory is at 40. No odds either for the All Blacks on Parionssport, the draw is at 80 and the victory of Los Teros is 100.