One of the great results of the November window was the victory of France versus New Zealand by 40-25, being one of the worst defeats of the All blacks in the last moment.
In their history, The Men in Black lost only four times when their rival scored. 40 points or more, particularly against gathe they fell on two separate occasions.
But the most curious paradox is that of those four falls, three were in the last five years: versus Ireland by 40-29 on 2016, front Australia by 47-26 on 2019, one of the most bulky defeats, and in front of Le Bleus by 40-25 last November 20.
To find the other match that they lost to France you have to go back to the semifinals of Wales World Cup 1999, where the final result was 43-31.