France will be looking to pick up their third win in a row at the Rugby World Cup when they face Namibia.
Fabien Galthie’s side come into the clash off the back of a 27-12 victory against Uruguay last week. While Les Bleus made it two wins from two, the favourites were far from convincing in their last game.
As for Namibia, they suffered a heavy defeat 71-3 defeat to New Zealand in their last match. Allister Coetzee’s side sit bottom of Pool A and look unlikely to qualify for the knockout stages of the tournament.
South Africa are the current holders of the tournament after Handre Pollard produced a kicking masterclass to help guide the Springboks to a 32-12 victory against England in the 2019 final.
Mail Sport breaks down everything you need to know ahead of France’s clash with Namibia.
France will be looking to pick up their third win in a row at the Rugby World Cup against Namibia
Namibia remain winless at the tournament and suffered a heavy defeat to New Zealand in their last match
France vs Namibia – Key information
The Rugby World Cup showdown between France and Namibia will take place on Thursday evening.
Thursday’s clash between the two teams will get underway at 8pm BST at the Stade de Marseille.
How to watch
France’s clash with Namibia will be shown live on ITV 4, with coverage getting underway at 7.15pm.
Fans will be able to live stream the match on ITV X.
For those wanting to watch the action in the US, Peacock will be streaming the game, while fans in Australia can tune into the game via Stan Sport.
The clash between France and Namibia will take place at the Stade de Marseille
France: Ramos; Penaud, Fickou, Danty, Bielle-Biarry; Jalibert, Dupont; Baille, Mauvaka, Atonio; Woki, Flament; Cros, Ollivon, Jelonch.
Replacements: Bourgarit, Wardi, Aldegheri, Taofifenua, Boudehent, Couilloud, Moefana, Jaminet.
Namibia: Van der Bergh; Mouton, Deysel, Burger, Greyling; Loubser, Theron; Sethie, Van der Westhuizen, Coetzee, Tjeriko, Ludick, Katjijeko, Retief, Gaoseb.
Replacements: Nortje, Benade, Shifuka, Van Lill, Hardwick, Blaauw, Izaacs, Rossouw.
Les Bleus are big favourites to pick up their third win of the tournament against the underdogs
France to win – 1/750
Draw – 50/1
Namibia to win – 66/1
All odds via Sky Bet and correct at the time of publication.