After stumbling through their pool with two defeats, amidst talk of a player revolt, France finally hit their stride last weekend to beat England 19-12.
Francois Trinh-Duc came off the bench to guide Les Bleus to victory with a drop goal and some smart tactical kicking but he remains among the replacements with Morgan Parra starting again at fly-half.
France have lost at the semi-final stage in the last two World Cups, both times at the hands of England.
Lievremont has named the most experienced French side since that semi-final defeat to England in Paris four years ago, with his team boasting a total of 687 caps.
Eleven members of the French starting side played in their 28-9 victory over Wales in the Six Nations.
France have lost just once to Wales in their last seven meetings - when Warren Gatland's men won the Grand Slam in 2008.
Full team: M Medard; V Clerc, A Rougerie, M Mermoz, A Palisson; M Parra, D Yachvili; J Poux, W Servat, N Mas, P Pape, L Nallet, T Dusautoir (capt), J Bonnaire, I Harinordoquy.
Replacements: D Szarzewski, F Barcella, J Pierre, L Picamoles, F Trinh-Duc, D Marty, C Heymans.
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