France v Scotland

Date:

Venue: Stade de France, Paris

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Attendance: 75,283

France v Scotland Match Reports

France beat Scotland 22-16 in a bruising encounter at the Stade de France in Paris. Both teams scored a try and two penalties apiece in the first half, with Stuart Hogg going over for Scotland and Gael Fickou for France. Tim Swinson scored a second Scottish try shortly after the break, but Finn Russell missed an easy conversion after the ball fell off its tee. France were awarded a penalty a few minutes later, which Camille Lopez kicked to bring the teams level at 16-16. Camille Lopez kicked two further penalties inside the final 10 minutes to give France a six point victory. A selection of match reports is listed below:

France v Scotland - Match Highlights

France v Scotland - Match Stats

France: (13) 22
Try: Fickou (31')
Conversion: Lopez (32')
Penalty: Lopez (7', 20', 47', 72', 77')

Scotland: (11) 16
Try: Hogg (17'), Swinson (44')
Penalty: Russell (36', 39')

Man of The Match: Kevin Gourdon (France)

France v Scotland - Team Line-ups

France Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Cyril Baille
  • 2 Guilhem Guirado (CAPTAIN)
  • 3 Uini Atonio
  • 4 Sebastien Vahaamahina
  • 5 Yoann Maestri
  • 6 Loann Goujon
  • 7 Kevin Gourdon
  • 8 Louis Picamoles

Backs

  • 9 Baptiste Serin
  • 10 Camille Lopez
  • 11 Virimi Vakatawa
  • 12 Gael Fickou
  • 13 Remi Lamerat
  • 14 Noa Nakaitaci
  • 15 Scott Spedding

Replacements

  • 16 Christopher Tolofua
  • 17 Rabah Slimani
  • 18 Xavier Chiocci
  • 19 Julien Le Devedec
  • 20 Damien Chouly
  • 21 Maxime Machenaud
  • 22 Jean Marc Doussain
  • 23 Yoann Huget

Scotland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Allan Dell
  • 2 Fraser Brown
  • 3 Zander Fagerson
  • 4 Richie Gray
  • 5 Jonny Gray
  • 6 John Barclay
  • 7 Hamish Watson
  • 8 Josh Strauss

Backs

  • 9 Greig Laidlaw (CAPTAIN)
  • 10 Finn Russell
  • 11 Tommy Seymour
  • 12 Alex Dunbar
  • 13 Huw Jones
  • 14 Sean Maitland
  • 15 Stuart Hogg

Replacements

  • 16 Ross Ford
  • 17 Gordon Reid
  • 18 Simon Berghan
  • 19 Tim Swinson
  • 20 John Hardie
  • 21 Ali Price
  • 22 Duncan Weir
  • 23 Mark Bennett
 
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