After his heroic success against XV Leek, the Blues have given themselves the right to be in the Grand Slam. to believe, which would be a first in 12 years. The Habs will play their final against England next Saturday. In the wake of this oh-so-important victory, the french press was impressed by the defensive solidity of Fabien Galthié .’s men† First of all, the newspaper Le Monde, which praises the combat values of the XV of France: “We knew this brilliant team, we think she is brave and courageous† Now, place for the grand final and no question of letting the English go first“. A feeling shared by our colleagues Figarowhich underscores the exploit of not having cashed in on a test in this meeting:”Evidence of the sturdiness of the Tricolor Iron Curtain, it’s been 13 years since Wales finished a Six Nations game at home without scoring a try † This French team that wins again and seduces with its game and his heroism arouses ever-increasing enthusiasm† In Cardiff, hundreds of supporters cheered the Blues as they traveled to the stadium by bus. A stadium where 6 to 7,000 fans, with berets, mustaches or painted faces, made a lot of noise to support their players’ efforts†
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A defensive performance highlighted by former experts in the field such as: Thierry Dusautoirwho speaks of “heroic defense” in the newspaper the teamor Englishman Richard Pool-Jones† The last witnessed RMC Sports how amazed he was by the collective action of the Blues: “The French defense is airtight (…) Even if the French team is bad, it wins†
VIDEO. 6 Nations. French squad. And suddenly Antoine Dupont appeared to save the countryacross the Channel, the feeling is not the same† The daily mail conjures up a brutal defeat for the Welsh: “Wales made a gaping hole in the apparent invincibility cloak of Francebut that wasn’t enough to derail the visitors’ Grand Slam bid (…) But at the Principality Stadium, the French looked more like mere mortals than the gods, as many celebrated them (…) It was a game the hosts should have wonThis frustration is also shared by Dan Biggar personally, who feels he and his teammates have been better than the Habs. At least this is what we are told the guard †I am frustrated, bored, disappointed. All these things… I think we were the better team for a big part of the game“This same newspaper also talks about.” †worthless victoryof the Blues and believes the Welsh would have deserved to leave Cardiff with the win.
VIDEO SUMMARY. Heroic in defence, the French team opposes the Welsh and dreams of the Grand Slamyou would have understood the Anglo-Saxon media were not that impressed with our Blues, than during the other games of the Tournament. We sense a hint of bitterness in the speech of a section of the foreign press, which is not satisfied with this narrow Habs victory. However, the defensive solidity of the latter should be notedface a Wales that is gradually returning to color in this 2022 tournament. Fabien Galthié’s men will nevertheless be able to rejoice the French media have charmedwho appreciated the combative nature of this confrontation.