Six Nations Championship 2019 is currently underway with Scotland currently sitting at number 3 at the point table after round two. Scotland will meet France knowing a win will keep them at the top of the table while France needs to win or at least get the point in the upcoming fixture to remain in contention as winners of the championship. Get here Scotland vs France Rugby 6 Nations 2019 game preview, score predictions, line-ups, kickoff times, h2h, key players to watch.
Scotland vs France Rugby 6 Nations 2019 Game Preview, Kickoff Times, H2H, Key Players to Watch
France and Scotland will try to give their best in the upcoming Saturday’s matchup since they come up with a humiliating loss. Scottish rugby team falls down against the defending champion Ireland and France had been destroyed by England in round two. Let’s wait and see who will win the game and bring the smile on their fans face.
Looking at the current form of both teams and how they have started this competition, I will go with Scotland. The team play they have and the way they have started this competition means they are going to be a formidable force to beat. So, the most probable score will be here at Paris is Scotland 30 – France 17.
FFR France v Scottish Rugby Six Nations 2019 Kickoff Times, Where To Watch
Scotland and France meet in this ground for 10 times before this Saturday since 2000. Let’s check out below for Scotland vs France Rugby 6 Nations 2019 Fixtures.
- What: Scotland vs French Rugby
- When: Sat 23rd Feb
- Where: Stade de France, Paris
- Kickoff: 14:15 GMT
- Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
- Assistant Referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
- Television Match Official(TMO): Rowan Kitt (England)
- TV: BBC Sport, FR2, DMAX, NBC Sports
France v Scotland H2H
Both teams have participated in the championship twenty times since 2000 when the tournament was introduced as Six Nations Championship and so far the Scottish won 4 and France won rest of the 16 games.
The two teams are equally balanced out. As of 2016, head to head results shows that France Rugby has defeated Scotland 8 times but also lost to Scotland 8 times. Head to Head records shows the match will be tough to call.
England v France Rugby Results
Last Sunday matchup of the Les Bleus was in Twickenham against the England Rugby team. The fans witnessed a one-sided match where France devastated by England 44-8 in round two of the road of 6 nations 2019.
Scotland Ireland Rugby 6N Round Two
The round two opening game was staged up a game between Ireland and Scotland. Though Scotland hoping to triumph over Ireland, they again lose in this year at Murrayfield Stadium after 2015 six nations by 22-13 and give an opportunity to the Irish to ensure their strong existence in the point table.
Scotland Team v France Rugby Key Players to Watch
France boasts of having one of the greatest squads in years. Wesley Fofana is a very good player who can turn tables around when called upon. France current level of inconsistency is a big concern. An improvement they have managed is that of having strong halfbacks.
Although Scotland managed to win their first game against Italy, they are not consistent also. The squad has good potential thanks to the changes made by Townsend. A player to watch during this game will be Finn Russell who is in great form. Another player to watch is Greig Laidlaw who has great potential and a high conversion rate.
Scotland vs France Rugby 6 Nations 2019 Sum Up
If the heister of this championship is to be looked at, then the two teams have an uphill task. Any of the teams can win this game. So far both teams have balanced attacking and conversion rate. The discipline of both teams is the same with no major issues.
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