The French Grand Slam favorites head to Cardiff to face Wales in their penultimate six-nation test as Friday night rugby returns to the competition in a battle between first and Thursday
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Wales are no stranger to hosting a controversial late game on Friday and are hoping to surprise them as the fifth-placed team host the undefeated leaders.
Les Bleus are yet to lose so far at this year’s tournament and have a Grand Slam firmly in their sights as they aim to lift the Six Nations crown for the first time since 2010.
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Wayne Pivac called Louis Rees-Zammit to his team after Gloucester The winger missed Wales’ third-round loss to England, although he will settle for a place on the bench.
Center Nick Tompkins misses after experiencing a concussion with Saracens and has been replaced by Jonathan Davies, while Cardiff the duo Josh Navidi and Seb Davies help form a new look for the rear seats.
France will not have two significant weapons in Damian Penaud and Romain Taofifenua after they sign the contract Covid-19while Six Nations top scorer Gabin Villiere returned to the XV.
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Wales have lost their last three meetings with France, and only a 32-30 defeat in Paris last year has prevented the champions from winning a six-country Grand Slam.
Pivac & Co. could return the favor and derail France’s plans for a perfect campaign when it’s their turn to host, even though the bookies seem to have it all, except Wales, out of the race.
Here’s everything you need to know about Friday night’s fixtures.
What time is Wales vs France?
Wales will be looking to make their colleagues profitable by delivering a surprise against the hopeful French Grand Slam, with the match kicking off at 8pm on Friday.
Where can I watch it?
Both of Wales’ final matches will be at home and you can watch them BBCwith Friday’s live coverage starting at 7:30pm.
The game will also be streamed on supported devices via BBC iPlayer.
Wales: Liam Williams; Alex Cuthbert, Owen Watkin, Jonathan Davies, Josh Adams; Dan Biggar, Tomos Williams; Gareth Thomas, Ryan Elias, Tomas Francis, Will Rowlands, Adam Beard, Seb Davies, Josh Navidi, Taulupe Faletau.
To replace: Dewi Lake, Wyn Jones, Dillon Lewis, Ross Moriarty, Jac Morgan, Kieran Hardy, Gareth Anscombe, Louis Rees-Zammit.
France: Melvyn Jaminet; Yoram Moefana, Gael Fickou, Jonathan Danty, Gabin Villière; Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont (captain); Cyril Baille, Julian Marchand, Uini Atonio, Cameron Woki, Paul Willemse, Francois Cros, Anthony Jelonch, Gregory Alldritt.
To replace: Peato Mauvaka, Jean-Baptiste Gros, Mohamed Haouas, Thibaud Flament, Dylan Cretin, Maxime Lucu, Thomas Ramos, Mattthis Lebel.
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