Argentina find themselves in familiar territory after two games of the Rugby Championship: bottom of the table, played two, lost two.
But that doesn't tell half the story.
The Pumas came agonisingly close in both Tests against South Africa to securing their first tournament victory. In particular, their performance in Salta last weekend deserved more than to have the win snatched away at the death.
Now they have to go to New Zealand and Australia in the second stanza of the competition. Their quest for that elusive first win won't get any easier.
Here are the biggest hurdles for coach Daniel Hourcade to overcome.