Scotland will meet France in the second round of the Autumn Nations Cup on Sunday: Here’s the kick-off time, team news and how to do it Watch the game on Amazon Prime Video
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France will face Scotland for the first time in the Autumn Nations Cup this weekend.
Les Bleus won 28-0 against Fiji after the opening game was canceled last weekend due to a flood of Covid-19 cases in the Fijian camp. Now they meet a Scottish team that is fresh from 28: 1. 17 win against Italy.
Scotland – France starts at 3am. Sunday 22nd. November 3pm UK time behind closed doors in Murrayfield.
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Five changes have been made to Scotland’s starting line-up, with the Edinburgh wing, Blair Kinghorn, being the only change in the starting XI division.
He is replacing clubmate Darcy Graham to bond with Edinburgh captain and full-back Stuart Hogg and fellow Edinburgh van der Merwe over the past three games.
Sam Johnson and Chris Harris clash in the middle, while center-backs Ali Price and Duncan Weir work together on scrum-half and fly-half.
No.. 8 Matt Fagerson returns from an ankle injury while a new front row from Oli Kebble, Fraser Brown and Simon Berghan completes the team changes in the forward package.
Kebble and Berghan deserve their first campaign start in lieu of injured loosehead Rory Sutherland (ankle) and tight-headed Zander Fagerson. The latter is named on the bank.
As for France, Fabien Galthie’s side is not too different from the one they played against Fiji last weekend before the game was canceled.
Thomas Ramos starts as full-back and will take over the kicking duties, while wing Teddy Thomas returns after missing the six-nation final against Ireland, so that Gaël Fickou is selected in the middle.
There are five changes in the pack: Jean-Baptiste Gros, Camille Chat and Demba Bamba form a new front row, while Romain Taofifenua replaces Paul Willemse in the second row and Dylan Cretin takes over the blind side for the injured Francois Cros.
Scotland: 15. Stuart Hogg (Capt), 14th. Blair Kinghorn, 13th. Chris Harris, 12. Sam Johnson, 11. Duhan van der Merwe, 10. Duncan Weir, 9. Ali Price, 1. Oli Kebble, 2nd. Fraser Brown, Jan.. Simon Berghan, 4th. Scott Cummings, 5th. Jonny Gray, 6. Jamie Ritchie, 7. Hamish Watson, Jan.. Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: 16. George Turner, 17th. Jamie Bhatti, 18. Zander Fagerson, 19. Sam Skinner, 20th. Blade Thomson, 21. Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 22. Duncan Taylor, 23. Sean Maitland.
France: 15. Thomas Ramos, 14. Teddy Thomas, 13. Virimi Vakatawa, 12. Gaël Fickou, 11. Vincent Rattez, 10. Matthieu Jalibert, 9. Antoine Dupont, 1. Jean-Baptiste Gros, 2. Camille Chat, 3. Demba Bamba, 4th. Bernard Le Roux, 5th. Romain Taofifenua, 6. Dylan Cretin, Jan.. Charles Ollivon (Capt), 8. Grégory Alldritt.
Replacements: 16. Julien Marchand, 17. Cyril Baille, 18. Mohamed Haouas, 19. Paul Willemse, 20. Cameron Woki, 21. Baptiste Couilloud, 22. Louis Carbonel, 23. Arthur Vincent.
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend: « France is full of confidence and has played really well this year.
« We know that we are currently playing against one of the best teams in the world. In order to face this challenge, we have to do almost our best on Sunday during the entire competition. « .
« It is great that Fraser, Jamie and Matt have recovered from their recent injuries and we are excited to include Jamie, Duncan and Sean in a matchday squad for the first time this season.
« The Autumn Nations Cup is all about opportunity – the opportunity to compete in a new competition, and the opportunity for us as coaches to see large numbers of our squads perform when we get the chance to play. « .
« The audience support at BT Murrayfield was incredible the last time we played France before the lockdown in March. Although they will not be with us in person this weekend, we are grateful for all of that. « Messages of support that let us know the nation is behind us again when we go out into the field this Sunday. «
France boss Fabien Galthié: « What makes us happy in our team, in our group, are aspiring players.
« We are very happy with it and Antoine Dupont is one of them. We understand that the consequence of the outcome is recognition.
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