Opposed to Italy this Friday evening for their last group match of the 2023 World Cup, the French XV will try to do as well as the All Blacks who had beaten the transalpine selection last week. But Anthony Jelonch emphasizes the threat Ange Capuozzo…
The XV of France will continue its journey in this 2023 World Cup this Friday evening, with its last group match which pits it against theItaly. The Blues of Fabien Galthiéwho have so far won all of their matches against the All Blacks (27-13), Uruguay (27-12) and Namibia (96-0) will therefore have to produce a convincing copy to get rid of the Blue Teamwhich remains on a large defeat against New Zealand (96-17).
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“A big fight”
Questioned at a press conference, Anthony Jelonch has also clearly indicated that he expected to find a vengeful Italy after this large setback against the All Blacks : « I think Italy didn’t have a great match last week. But it was also the New Zealanders who were very good. We see that the Italians do not often experience this kind of heavy defeat. They are often present in the score and we expect a big fight. We will play to win first, before talking about a point gap », assures the third line of the XV of Francewhich focuses in particular on a very specific threat on the Italian side.
Capuozzo, the Italian dangers
Ange Capuozzothe arrival of Toulouse Stadium, will start against the Blues with Italy. And Anthony Jelonch is wary of this profile that he knows particularly well from being around him in a club: “ Ange, we know his qualities very well and we know that we will have to mark him. He has a lot of support and he can make a difference on his own. He did some with us, in Toulouse, this season », assures the Toulouse player about his teammate. The tone is set…