Sheffield United forward David Brooks won his first cap for Wales after coming off the bench in the friendly with France.
The 21-year-old was handed the final 26 minutes by boss Chris Coleman after replacing Andy King.
France underlined their status as World Cup contenders next summer with an impressive 2-0 friendly win over Wales in Paris.
Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud scored as Wales endured a tough night in their first game since their own World Cup hopes were ended by the Republic of Ireland last month.
Chris Coleman was a helpless spectator in what could prove to be one of his final games in charge of Wales.
Talks are set to resume between Coleman and the Football Association of Wales after Tuesday’s friendly with Panama in Cardiff.
The positives for Wales were the debuts of Brooks and Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu.