Matteo Minozzi acrobatically touches down | Guinness Six Nations

Italy winger Matteo Minozzi gets the Azzurri on the board against France with a neat finish in the corner

France: Anthony Bouthier, Teddy Thomas, Arthur Vincent, Gaël Fickou, Vincent Rattez, Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont, Cyril Baille, Julien Marchand, Mohamed Haouas, Bernard Le Roux, Paul Willemse, François Cros, Charles Ollivon (c), Grégory Alldritt
Replacements: Peato Mauvaka, Jefferson Poirot, Demba Bamba, Romain Taofifenua, Boris Palu, Cameron Woki, Baptiste Serin, Matthieu Jalibert

Italy: Jayden Hayward, Mattia Bellini, Luca Morisi, Carlo Canna, Matteo Minozzi, Tommaso Allan, Callum Braley, Andrea Lovotti, Luca Bigi (c), Giosuè Zilocchi, Alessandro Zanni, Niccolò Cannone, Sebastian Negri, Jake Polledri, Abraham Steyn
Replacements: Federico Zani, Danilo Fischetti, Marco Riccioni, Dean Budd, Federico Ruzza, Giovanni Licata, Guglielmo Palazzani, Giulio Bisegni

Date: Sunday February 9, 2020
Venue: Stade de France, Paris
Kick-off: 3pm (GMT)
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistants: Nigel Owens (Wales), Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
TMO: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

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