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Team news then: Scotland: Hogg, Seymour, Jones, Horne, Maitland, Russell, Laidlaw, Reid, McInally, Berghan, Gilchrist, Gray, Barclay, Watson, Wilson France: Palis, Thomas, Lamerat, Doumayrou, Vakatawa, Beauxis, Machenaud, Poirot, Guirado, Slimani, Iturria, Vahaamahina, Lauret, Camara, Tauleigne


Afternoon, afternoon. After the controversy of yesterday, the Six Nations roadshow rolls on to Murrayfield. Scotland v France with both sides looking to bounce back from disappointment last weekend. I’m Rob Sutton

Scotland have won just one in the last 10 meetings with France but that was the last meeting at Murrayfield two years ago. Defeat for either side today would end any championship hopes.

Teams are out at a sold-out Murrayfield

Time for the national anthems.

Piper on the roof at Murrayfield for Flower of Scotland, always good when the music is cut and the crowd is allowed to sing the rest

Cracking atmosphere at Murrayfield, John Lacey from Ireland is our referee and away we go.

1- Intent from the French early doors, Thomas and Doumayrou to the fore

TRY FRANCE! Scotland are all over the place defensively and Teddy Thomas has unlocked a hole on the far side as he did against Ireland last week, not the start Scotland wanted. 0-5

Conversion added from Machenaud. Scotland 0-7 France (4)