We take (nearly) the identical and begin once more ! After his feat against England (24-17) for his entry into the competition, the XV of France receives Italy on the Stade de France this Sunday (four p.m.) for its second match within the Six Nations Match.
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Fabien Galthié in his line
You don't change a workforce that wins … a match. To problem Italy on Sunday, Fabien Galthié determined to belief the XV who had outdone England (24-17) and to ascertain the previous captain of the U20 world champions Arthur Vincent. The coach of the Blues had introduced when he took workplace: “We try to construct a workforce for the time. We counted that there have been thirty-six matches between the top of the final World Cup and the beginning subsequent time. It’s little to improve expertise and + get + gamers. “
He added a layer after the Crunch and the sensible success of the Stade de France. “A variety isn’t a present. We aren’t a works council that provides items and Christmas meals,” he stated.
Consequence, as anticipated, Galthié will depend on fourteen of the fifteen heroes who dominated the vice world champions. With one exception, due to this fact. “There was no cause to vary the workforce composition,” he commented soberly.
Arthur Vincent, solely change
The younger heart of Montpellier, who got here into play on the very finish of the sport in entrance of the XV de la Rose, replaces the standard holder Virimi Vakatawa, who has not recovered from a triceps harm. Indeniable among the many below 20 world champions in 2018 and 2019, of which he was even the captain over the last coronation, Vincent will discover 4 of his teammates in membership within the blue jersey: the second line Paul Willemse, the rear Anthony Bouthier and the pillar Mohamed Haouas. “He’s a participant with an ideal course. He has handed by all of the groups in France, together with the world champion technology, of which he was the captain final 12 months. He was current on nearly all match sheets with Montpellier, he was profitable in matches but in addition with us in coaching, “stated Galthié.
For the remaining, it will likely be basic so with the captain Charles Ollivon (26 years, 12 alternatives) and a 100% Toulouse hinge, shaped by Antoine Dupont (23 years, 21 alternatives) on the half scrum place and Romain Ntamack (20 years, 13 alternatives) on the opening.
Within the again traces, Racingman Teddy Thomas and Rochelais Vincent Rattez, creator of a take a look at and a 'decisive go' towards England, supervise protection captain Gaël Fickou (25, 52 caps) and neophyte Arthur Vincent.
On the bench, the Blues workers determined to retain six forwards and solely two three-quarters, focusing particularly on versatility in case of glitches behind.
“Two second traces with a extra hybrid profile on the facet of Boris Palu, which covers 4 positions and Romain Taofifenua, who’s a pure right-hander, even when he can play on the left … We have now densified our sidelines” , defined Galthié, who didn’t overlook the poor efficiency of the French bench towards England. Italy, 42-Zero dominated by Wales on the primary day, is warned.
The beginning XV
The beginning XV : Bouthier – Thomas, A. Vincent, Fickou, Rattez – (o) Ntamack, (m) Dupont – Ollivon (cap), Alldritt, Cros – Willemse, Le Roux – Haouas, Marchand, Baille
replacements : Mauvaka, Poirot, Bamba, Taofifenua, Palu, Woki, Serin, Jalibert
reservists : Baubigny, Antonio, Ngandebe, Heriteau, Ramos
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