From an accounting point of view, the balance sheet is good.
The Blues leave Rome with the offensive bonus.
But how hard it was in content!
Faced with disciplined and playful Italians, Fabien Galthié's men trembled until the end, only securing their victory after the siren (24-29).
Calendar and results 6 Nations
Ranking Tournament 6 of Nations
The tests are signed Thibaud Flament (5th), Thomas Ramos (19th), Ethan Dumortier (26th) and Matthieu Jalibert (66th).
On the Italian side, a penalty try completed that of Ange Capuozzo (32nd).
Next meeting for France, the trip to Ireland on Saturday (3:15 p.m.).
More information to follow.