New Zealand "had a tough few weeks", according to Sam Cane, who was thrilled with his side's dominant display against Argentina.
New Zealand's dominant 38-0 victory over Argentina saw the All Blacks take a huge step towards winning the Tri Nations on Saturday.
All three sides are locked on six points ahead of the penultimate match of the Tri Nations between Argentina and New Zealand.
Ian Foster is focused on the All Blacks, but he expects the death of Diego Maradona to lift the Pumas.
Joe Moody is set to play his 50th Test when New Zealand take on Argentina in the Tri Nations.
Batsman Fakhar Zaman has not recovered from illness in time for Pakistan's tour of New Zealand.
Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scored all 25 of Argentina's points in their win over New Zealand, having thought his Pumas career was finished.
Argentina stunned New Zealand with a famous victory in Sydney and Pablo Matera was bursting with pride over the Pumas' feat.
Head coach Ian Foster said New Zealand could have no complaints after they slumped to a first defeat against fired-up Argentina.
Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 points as the Pumas celebrated a memorable first win over the All Blacks.