Four changes for France as they aim to complete double over Scotland

France head coach Jacques Brunel
France head coach Jacques Brunel
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France head coach Jacques Brunel has made four changes in the starting line-up for the reverse fixture against Scotland to be played at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.

Thomas Ramos returns at full-back in the place of Maxime Medard, who moves to the bench while Arthur Iturria replaces Francois Cros at blindside flanker.

Felix Lambey will form the second-row partnership with Sebastien Vahaamahina after replacing Paul Gabrillagues in the line-up that went on to defeat the Dark Blues 32-3 in Nice.

The final change sees Guilhem Guirado returning as captain in the place of Camille Chat as the preferred hooker with the latter joining the reserves.

France starting line-up: 15 Thomas Ramos, 14 Damian Penaud, 13 Gael Fickou, 12 Wesley Fofana, 11 Alivereti Raka, 10 Camille Lopez, 9 Antoine Dupont, 8 Gregory Alldritt, 7 Charles Ollivon, 6 Arthur Iturria, 5 Sebastien Vahaamahina, 4 Felix Lambey, 3 Rabah Slimani, 2 Guilhem Guirado (c), 1 Jefferson Poirot

Replacements: 16 Camille Chat, 17 Cyril Baille, 18 Emerick Setiano, 19 Romain Taofifenua, 20 Yacouba Camara, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Romain Ntamack, 23 Maxime Medard

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