Les Bleus wary of Azzurri’s threat.
France coach Phillippe Saint-Andre has warned his players not to take Italy lightly when the two teams clash in their opening RBS Six Nations fixture in Rome on Sunday.
“I just hope we will win,” said Saint-Andre.
“After, I know it will be very tough. Italy, the Italian team improves each year, you know. They are tough, they are very physical, they have strong forwards. They keep the ball a lot.
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“They are very good on the up-and-under. You can’t give easy points, you know, because when you give easy points they are in front, after it’s very very tough.”
“When you watch the Six Nations last year, England was quite lucky to beat Italy in Italy. Australia was very lucky in November. So we respect a lot the Italian team.
“They beat us two years ago. And us we just want to go in the competition of this Six Nations 2013 well, so for this we just need to be focused with the game.”
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