Argentina 15 Australia 29: Key Opta Stats

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Adam Ashley-Cooper ran in three tries as Australia set up a mouth-watering Rugby World Cup final with rivals New Zealand after brushing aside Argentina 29-15 at Twickenham.

Here, courtesy of Opta, we break down the key facts from their semi-final win.

- Australia are through to their fourth Rugby World Cup final, no side has reached the final on more occasions than the Wallabies (level with New Zealand).

- The Wallabies have won all three of their World Cup encounters with Argentina, each by 13+ points.

- Australia became the first team to stop Argentina from scoring a try in this World Cup; the Wallabies have kept their opponents tryless in three of their six games in the 2015 tournament.

- Adam Ashley-Cooper scored a hat-trick in this game, becoming just the second player to score 3+ tries in a Rugby World Cup semi-final (Jonah Lomu (4), 1995).

- Argentina have failed to score a try in six of their last seven games at Twickenham.


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