DIRECT. Scotland – France: the XV of France has a revenge to take

The essential :

  • France have lost in their last four trips to Murrayfield, 29-18 in the 2016 Tournament, 32-26 in the 2018 Tournament, 17-14 in the World Cup warm-up match in August 2019 and 28-17 in the Six Nations Tournament 2020.
  • France and Scotland have faced each other 96 times since 1910. France has won 55 times, Scotland 38 times. The two teams have drawn three times.
  • The Blues’ first match in this Autumn Nations Cup against Fiji has been canceled due to an excessively large number of Covid-19 cases among Fijians. On the green carpet, the victory with the bonus was given to Galthiรฉ’s men.
  • The XV du Chardon, for its part, dominated Italy (28-17) when it came into play. The Scots also had a game won on the green carpet against Fiji.

>> Follow the meeting minute by minute:

16h10. If the XV of France remains on 2 successes in a row, it has not won in Scotland since March 8, 2014 (19-17).

16h05. The XV of the thistle remains on five victories in a row and could achieve its best series since 1990 if successful this Sunday.

16h00. The match will be refereed by Englishman Wayne Barnes, assisted by his compatriot Matthew Carley and Georgian Nika Amashukeli. Welshman Ben Whitehouse will provide video refereeing.

3:55 p.m. Beaten by their opponents of the day last March, during the 2020 Tournament (28-17), already in Murrayfield, the Blues will be keen to take their revenge this Sunday.

3:50 p.m. Second in the 2020 Six Nations Tournament, the XV of France begins this Sunday its campaign in the Autumn Nations Cup. The Blues won their first match in the competition on the green carpet due to the package of Fiji, hit by the Covid-19

15h45. Here are the two formations which should start the meeting.

15h40. Covid-19 obliges, the meeting will take place behind closed doors, in a Murrayfield stadium which will sound surprisingly hollow.

15h36. For its introduction, last week, Scotland won in Italy (28-17). This Sunday, coach Gregor Townsend made five changes in his starting XV, to receive the Blues.

3:35 p.m. Second in the 2020 Six Nations Tournament, the XV of France begins this Sunday its campaign in the Autumn Nations Cup. The Blues won their first match in the competition, 28-0, on the green carpet due to the package of Fiji, hit by the Covid-19.

3:30 p.m. Hello everyone and welcome to our site to follow live commented on the match between Scotland and the XV of France. The match counts for the second day of the Nations Cup. Kick-off scheduled for 4:15 p.m.

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