France coach Fabien Galthie made eight changes to the squad that beat Ireland at the Six Nations.
Matthieu Jalibert arrives at the half-opening in the absence of the injured Romain Ntamack, while Thomas Ramos, who will be in charge, replaces the injured Anthony Bouthier at the back.
Following an agreement between the French federation and the Top 14, each player cannot be named on more than three team sheets during the period November-December, and Galthie has decided to bring in some of his usual replacements – or “ finishers ” as he calls it. them – for the trip to Scotland.
The first row has been completely redesigned, with Jean-Baptiste Gros, Camille Chat and Demba Bamba replacing Cyril Baille, Julien Marchand and Mohamed Haouas who contested the victories against Wales, in a friendly, and Ireland, in the Six Nations. final.