France coach Jacques Brunel has made no fewer than 11 changes from the side that defeated USA 33-9 on Wednesday. Baptiste Serin is at scrum-half, Romain Ntamack at fly-half, and prop Jefferson Poirot is captain.
Just the two changes for Tonga, with Cooper Vuna replacing Viliami Lolohea on the wing and Ma’afu Fia replacing Ben Tameifuna at tight-head prop.
France: Medard, Penaud, Vakatawa, Guitoune, Raka, Ntamack, Serin, Poirot, Chat, Slimani, Gabrillagues, Vahaamahina, Lauret, Ollivon, Alldritt. Replacements: Guirado, Baille, Setiano, Le Roux, Camara, Dupont, Lopez, Barassi.
Tonga: Veainu, Vuna, Hingano, Piutau, Halaifonua, Faiva, Takulua, Fisiihoi, Ngauamo, Fia, Lousi, L. Fifita, Kalamafoni, Kapeli, Vaipulu. Replacements: Sakalia, V. Fifita, Halanukonuka, Mafi, Manu, Fukofuka, Fosita, Pakalani.
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