Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert will miss France’s Six Nations decider in opposition to Scotland after hurting his jaw within the epic 32-30 win in opposition to Wales.
He shall be changed within the squad by Louis Carbonel, the French Rugby Federation stated on Sunday.
Jalibert’s beginning spot in opposition to Scotland is anticipated to go to Romain Ntamack, who did properly when he changed Jalibert in opposition to Wales on Saturday, with Carbonel on the bench as backup at Stade de France on Friday.
France nonetheless have an opportunity to pip Wales to the title after denying the guests a record-equaling thirteenth grand slam in a pulsating sport, which France gained with an injury-time strive from fullback Brice Dulin.
To win a primary Six Nations title in 11 years, France want one other bonus-point win and should hope they rating sufficient to beat Wales on factors distinction.
The 22-year-old Carbonel, who has three Take a look at caps, isn’t any stranger to high-pressure video games as the newest participant to return by from France’s under-20 world champion groups.
Carbonel kicked the successful penalty with quarter-hour remaining to present France a 24-23 win over Australia within the 2019 world under-20 last, a yr after starring on dwelling soil by kicking 23 factors within the 2018 last in opposition to England.