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Sunday, 4 February, 2001, 16:08 GMT
Clockwatch: France 16-6 Scotland
All the key moments from Paris as France get off to a winning start in the Six Nations against Scotland in a scrappy match.
2 mins: The game gets off to a lively start - Cammy Murray forces France back towards their own line but the Scots knock on.
3 mins: Gregor Townsend has to leave the field with a knee injury. Duncan Hodge replaces him.
7 mins: Scotland win a penalty 23 metres from the French line which Kenny Logan successfully converts.
11 mins: Scotland concede a penalty which Christophe Lamaison puts between the posts to level the scores.
14 mins: The French are caught offside and Kenny Logan kicks Scotland back into the lead from the penalty.
21 mins: Richard Metcalfe has to leave the field with a dislocated finger. Stuart Grimes comes on.
23 mins: Andy Nicol bursts through the French defence but is halted just short of the line.
26 mins: Kenny Logan misses his first penalty as Alan Bulloch replaces John Leslie.
33 mins: A lightning quick French move results in Bernat-Salles going over the line, but a fantastic tackle by Logan prevents the ball from being touched down.
35 mins: Scotland turn over possession when France ought to have scored.
37 mins: Lamaison levels the match again with a straight-forward penalty.
Added time: Martin Leslie is yellow-carded for a high tackle on Bernat-Salles.
Added time: Lamaison pulls the resultant penalty wide of the posts.
42 mins: Bernat-Salles scores the game's opening try, dodging three Scots tackles as the French start the second half with a vengeance.
43 mins: Lamaison adds the two points with a successful conversion.
45 mins: Duncan Hodge misses his first penalty as the French are penalised for holding on after the tackle.
47 mins: Martin Leslie rejoins the game from the sin bin.
52 mins: Veterans Califano and Benazzi come on for France.
53 mins: McIlwham replaces Stewart for Scotland as France step up the pressure on the Scots defence.
59 mins: Lamaison misses a penalty from the right-hand touchline.
67 mins: Redpath and Russell replace Nicol and Gordon Bulloch for Scotland.
69 mins: Alan Bulloch replaces James McLaren.
70 mins: Scotland make a rare foray outside their own half with Kenny Logan and Chris Paterson leading the way, but Pountney knocks on.
72 mins: Merceron replaces Dourthe.
74 mins: Scotland's final replacement Jason White comes on for Jon Petrie.
79 mins: Chris Paterson takes Xavier Garbajosa out as the Frenchman bears down on the Scots line.
80 mins: Olivier Magne flattens Cammy Murray as the Scot attempts to take a quick line-out, but Magne remains on the field.
84 mins: France are awarded a penalty for crossing in front of the player with the ball. Christophe Lamaison seals the victory with the kick.
France: X Garbajosa (Toulouse); P Bernat-Salles (Biarritz), F Comba (Stade Francais), R Dourthe (Beziers), D Bory (Montferrand); C Lamaison (Agen), F Galthie (Colomiers); S Marconner (Stade Francais), R Ibanez (Castres), P de Villiers (Stade Francais), D Auradou (Stade Francais), F Pelous (Toulouse, cpt), Christophe Moni (Stade Francais), David Juillet (Stade Francais), Olivier Magne (Montferrand). Replacements: Olivier Azam (Gloucester), Christian Califano (Stade Toulousain), Abdelatif Benazzi (Agen), Serge Betsen (Biarritz), Gerald Merceron (Montferrand), Christophe Dominici (Stade Francais), Philippe Carbonneau (Pau).
Scotland: C Paterson (Edinburgh Reivers); C Murray (Edinburgh Reivers), J McLaren (Glasgow Caledonians), J Leslie (Northampton), K Logan (Wasps); G Townsend (Castres), A Nicol (Glasgow Caledonians, capt); T Smith (Brive), G Bulloch (Glasgow Caledonians), M Stewart (Northampton), S Murray (Saracens), R Metcalfe (Edinburgh Reivers), M Leslie (Edinburgh Reivers), B Pountney (Glasgow Caledonians), J Petrie (Glasgow Caledonians). Replacements: R Russell (Saracens), G McIlwham (Glasgow Caledonians), S Grimes (Newcastle), J White (Glasgow Caledonians), B Redpath (Sale), D Hodge (Edinburgh Reivers), A Bulloch (Glasgow Caledonians).
Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia).
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