After their opening weekend victory over Italy, Scotland are looking to string together a run of six consecutive victories, having battled to a 28-17 victory last week to follow their Six Nations triumph over Wales in October.
But they meet a French side that looked very slick in defeating Ireland on the final weekend of the Six Nations, and they will be well rested given their opening fixture against Fiji was cancelled after an outbreak of Covid-19 within their camp. With Fiji’s games against Italy and Scotland also chalked off, the Pacific Islanders are guaranteed to finish last in Pool B, though whether they can feature on finals weekend still needs to be decided on health grounds.
The ruling means that whoever emerges victorious from this match is almost certain to finish top of Group B, placing an added impetus on the match in the hope of reaching the Autumn Nations Cup final.
Gregor Townsend has made five changes to his side, with three coming in an all-new front row as Oli Kebble, Fraser Brown and Simon Berghan start, while Matt Fagerson makes his first start of the autumn at No 8 and Blair Kinghorn replaces Darcy Graham on the wing.
Here’s everything you need to know about this weekend’s match.
When is the match?
Scotland vs France takes place at Murrayfield on Sunday 22 November 2020.
What time does it start?
The match kicks off at 3:15pm GMT.
How can I watch it?
Amazon Prime have bought the rights to the majority of the Autumn Nations Cup, with the paid subscription service set to show 14 of the 16 games throughout the tournament.
The match will be shown live on Amazon Prime from 2:45pm.
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Is it on TV?
No. Channel 4 only have the rights for Ireland’s three games this autumn, with the two home matches shown exclusively and the trip to Twickenham to face England shared with Amazon Prime.
Highlights will be shown on Channel 4 at 11pm on Sunday 22 November.
Scotland: Stuart Hogg; Blair Kinghorn, Chris Harris, Sam Johnson, Duhan van der Merwe; Duncan Weir, Ali Price; Oli Kebble, Fraser Brown, Simon Berghan; Scott Cummings, Jonny Gray; Jamie Ritchie, Hamish Watson, Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: George Turner, Jamie Bhatti, Zander Fagerson, Sam Skinner, Blade Thomson, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Duncan Taylor, Sean Maitland.
France: Thomas Ramos; Teddy Thomas, Virimi Vakatawa, Gael Fickou, Vincent Rattez; Mathieu Jalibert, Antoine Dupont; Jean-Baptiste Gros, Camille Chat, Demba Bamba; Bernard Le Roux, Romain Taofifenua; Dyan Cretin, Charles Ollivon, Gregory Alldritt.
Replacements: Julien Marchand, Cyrille Baille, Mohamed Haouas, Paul Willemse, Cameron Woki, Baptiste Couilloud, Anthony Vincent.
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