Against Namibia, Fabien Galthié should field the big team, but above all recover two executives with Jonathan Danty and Cyril Baille. The latter had injured his calf during the preparation matches and will start on the left of the scrum, for a comeback which promises to be resounding according to forwards coach William Servat.
After the victory against the New Zealand (27-13), we said to ourselves that Fabien Galthié would be able to rest his executives at least until the last group match against theItaly. But the slight hitch against theUruguay (27-12) and the offensive bonus point that the XV of France let it go have called everything into question, with the stars returning sooner than expected.
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Executives return to face Namibia
Because for the first time, the disaster scenario of an elimination of XV of France from the group stage is possible! Because the New Zealand filled up with points andItaly must still play its second meeting, while it is alone three points behind compared to the France. The Namibia seems to be well within the reach of Bluesbut as a reminder the last match against the Blue Team did not necessarily go well for the men of Fabien Galthié, who got a little fright (24-29).
“I have the impression that he is better than before his injury”
THE Blues will be able to count on two very important returns, since Jonathan Danty finds its place in the center alongside Gaël Fickou, while Cyril Baille resumes his position as left pillar. Considered one of the world references, the player of Toulouse Stadium looks fitter than ever. “ Cyril has incredible freshness » assured at a press conference William Savesforwards coach of XV of France. « He worked out a lot and lost a little weight. I even have the impression that he is better than before his injury. He has this ability to perform quickly. He is a very important player for the team ».