Scotland player ratings vs France
Scotland were swept aside 32-3 by France in their World Cup warm-up clash in Nice.
The ex-Glasgow Warriors full-back was unable to stop France scoring their second try on the overlap in corner, but did produce some important tackles.
Another whose defensive positioning could have been a bit smarter, notably in the build-up to Maxime Medard’s first try.
Warriors centre made some positive breaks as the Scots aimed to recover from their slow start.
Showed plenty of running to try to drag his side back into the game, but was often too hasty with timing of passes.
Put Scotland on the board with a successful long penalty, but then got himself in the sin-bin late in the first half left. Some loose kicking after the interval.
Enjoyed little success as France produced a dominant display in both set-plays and free-flowing attacks.
Loose-head prop will be disappointed not to have been stronger when in possession and at the scrum. Replaced at half-time.
Scotland captain was punished for a loose line-out as Les Bleus scored a try inside the opening two minutes, but continued to rally his side.
The Edinburgh prop found it tough going against the French frontline.
The 28-year-old battled bravely, but made a limited impact in the final third.
Despite his experience, the Edinburgh forward was unable to lead a Scotland response in the pack.
Made his return from 18 months out with a ruptured Achilles and showed some promise.
Had to a tough evening against Les Bleus.
The Sale Sharks number eight worked hard in the face of continued French pressure.
Zander Fagerson replaced Bhatti at the break and Scotland made six more changes in the second half, with Rory Hutchinson and Scott Cummings making their international debuts, but it was to little avail. 6
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