Paris - France coach Jacques Brunel dropped experienced halfbacks Morgan Parra and Camille Lopez on Tuesday for this weekend's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris.
Clermont pair Parra and Lopez, who have 92 caps between them were replaced by young Toulouse duo Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack following the 44-8 defeat to England in the second round of the competition.
Wenceslas Lauret comes in for Yacouba Camara at blindside flanker, Gael Fickou moves from the wing to the centre as Geoffrey Doumayrou drops out of the matchday squad.
Thomas Romas makes his first Test start as fullback with Yoann Huget wearing the No 11 shirt.
Clermont loosehead prop Etienne Falgoux is set to make his international debut from the bench.
Les Bleus host Gregor Townsend's Scots on Saturday looking to avoid a third straight defeat in this year's tournament and an 11th loss in 14 games since Jacques Brunel was appointed coach in December 2017.
15 Thomas Ramos, 14 Damien Penaud, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Gael Fickou, 11 Yoann Huget, 10 Romain Ntamack, 9 Antoine Dupont, 8 Louis Picamoles, 7 Arthur Iturria, 6 Wenceslas Lauret, 5 Felix Lambey, 4 Sebastien Vahaamahina, 3 Demba Bamba, 2 Guilhem Guirado (captain), 1 Jefferson Poirot
Substitutes: 16 Camille Chat, 17 Etienne Falgoux, 18 Dorian Aldegheri, 19 Paul Willemse, 20 Gregory Alldritt, 21 Baptiste Serin, 22 Anthony Belleau, 23 Maxime Medard
15 Blair Kinghorn, 14 Tommy Seymour, 13 Nick Grigg, 12 Sam Johnson,
11 Sean Maitland, 10 Pete Horne, 9 Greig Laidlaw (captain), 8 Josh
Strauss, 7 Jamie Ritchie, 6 Magnus Bradbury, 5 Jonny Gray, 4 Grant
Gilchrist, 3 Simon Berghan, 2 Stuart McInally, 1 Allan Dell
16 Fraser Brown, 17 Alex Allan, 18 Zander Fagerson, 19 Ben Toolis, 20
Gary Graham, 21 Ali Price, 22 Adam Hastings, 23 Darcy Graham