XV of France: A nightmare resurfaces for Antoine Dupont

After Saint Denis and Lille, the French XV will now play in Marseille in this Rugby World Cup. Indeed, while the Blues will face Namibia this Thursday, it is at the Vélodrome that the match will take place. Inside Marseille, the atmosphere promises to be very warm. Antoine Dupont was also questioned on the subject and it only brought back good memories.

The XV of France will therefore play its 3rd meeting of this Rugby World Cup. After the New Zealand and theUruguayit’s here Namibia who will stand in the way of the players of Fabien Galthié. A meeting which will be played on the lawn of the Vélodrome. And before this meeting, several players were questioned about playing in the stadiumABOUT

“I have a little mixed memory of the last match”

This is particularly the case ofAntoine Dupont. Visiting a press conference this Tuesday, the scrum half of XV of France was asked about this match at the Vélodrome. “ What does playing at the Vélodrome stadium in Marseille inspire you? ”, we asked Dupont. He then replied: “ I have a little mixed memory of the last match… “. Indeed, the latest arrival of the player XV of France at the Vélodrome was a nightmare since in November 2022, facing theSouth Africa, he received a red card. “ I am saddened. I felt guilty about the team at the time. They did the job so it’s more me who penalizes myself because I will surely miss this last match against Japan, in Toulouse, which was important for me. We will see the length of my suspension. I penalized myself alone but my moods come second to the collective », explained Antoine Dupont after this exclusion which earned him 4 weeks of suspension.

Zidane warns Dupont for the Vélodrome

A few days ago, Antoine Dupont had also discussed this meeting of the XV of France at the Vélodrome with a certain… Zinedine Zidane. In fact, the two men had met to Brut. « Where will it be against Uruguay? », Zizou had asked. What Dupont replied: “ There it is Lille, then we go to Marseille and we end up in Lille, Italy “. And regarding Marseille, Zidane told : ” Marseille! There it’s good, it’s warm ». « Yeah, we played there in November against South Africa, it was good. (…) The stadium makes a noise. The Stade de France is much bigger, but in the end… They built it well », then released the player of the XV of France.

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