(Reuters) - France has suffered a new blow to the Six Nations, bowing 16-6 on his land at the Stade de France on Saturday against a team of Country Wales remained eight defeats in a row.
By cold weather with a temperature close to zero but dry, both teams had an obligation to win.
The French had to reconnect to their audience over the small slam their three wins in three tests in November, after losing 23-18 against Italy in Rome on Sunday.
As helpless because they failed to realize their strengths and time to develop a structured and ambitious game.
The Welsh also have long failed but they showed late in the game that it is they who, to borrow a phrase of French coach Philippe Saint-André had the most "marrow".
They finally imposed by scoring the only try of the match, a little happy, a little lucky indeed by winger George North to eight minutes from the end.
It was not much happened in the first half. The French had made their first foray into the camp Welsh in the 12th minute.
Their first match of collective action had not been rewarded after 20 minutes of play the second moments later, either.
The Welsh had occasion for two penaltouches they could not operate.
Only two penalties, one of Frederic Michalak and Leigh Halfpenny, had to move the scoreboard.
To return to the field, François Trinh-Duc had replaced Benjamin Fall, apparently injured, and was placed in the back while Yoann Huget passed to the wing.
A Halfpenny penalty gave the advantage 6-3 in Wales. Trinh-Duc, however opener, missed a drop of 30 meters.
Between the 50th and the 60th minute, Philippe Saint-André, who had been defeated in Rome, is then delivered to an astonishing because early series of four changes symbol perhaps frustration at the inability of his players.
Dilitri Szarzewski hooker, prop Yannick Forrestier and flankerhave been replaced by Benjamin Kayser, and Damien Vincent Debaty Chouly and scrumhalf Maxime Machenaud and prop Nicolas Mas and Luc Ducalcon.
Between the two waves, Michalak tied 6-6 in a penalty in the 53rd minute. Saint-André started to turn on the lawn Romain Taofifenua second line instead of Suta Jocelino a quarter of an hour late.
The Welsh also have been running their troops, but the score was still 6-6 and frustration was more intense when the game has shifted in favor of the Welsh.
It is primarily a pass at the foot of the fluke opener Dan Biggar poorly served by the scrum half Mike Phillips who offered the first test winger George North.
After the video referee, Halfpenny has transformed the edge of the key and pushed the score to 13-6.Three minutes from the end, he said the 50-meter penalty which sealed the fate of the match.
France will move to Twickenham Saturday, February 23 for a game that will more than honor at stake against England, visiting Ireland on Sunday after beating Scotland last weekend.
Wales will play the same day in Rome against Italy did not confirm his victory over France in Edinburgh, where she was crushed by Scotland 34-10 Saturday afternoon.