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Oct 13, 2019 at 11.45am UK

28-21

Matsushima (18'), Inagaki (26'), Fukuoka (40', 43')
FT
Russell (7'), Nel (50'), Fagerson (56')
The Match
Match Report
Needing an eight-point win, Gregor Townsend's men lost 28-21 in a match that had been threatened by Super Typhoon Hagibis.
Head to Head
Jun 25, 2016 11.20am
Jun 18, 2016 11.20am
Sep 23, 2015 2.30pm
Pool B
Scotland
45-10
Japan
Hardie (49'), Bennett (56', 69'), Seymour (64'), Russell (74')
Mafi (15')
Nov 9, 2013 2.30pm
Scotland
42-17
Japan
Seymour (2), Laidlaw, Dickinson, Weir, Lamont
Fukuoku, Fukuoko
Build-up
Gregor Townsend pictured on September 30, 2019
Scotland get go-ahead for Japan game despite Typhoon Hagibis
The super storm has caused widespread destruction across the host nation.
Oct 13, 03:36
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 12, 2019
Rugby World Cup day 24: Crunch time for Scotland
Wales are also in action on Sunday while Ireland beat Samoa on Saturday to reach the quarter-finals.
Oct 12, 21:36
Stuart Hogg in action for Scotland on November 10, 2018
Stuart Hogg urges Scotland to "let loose" and reach quarter-finals
The Dark Blues are expected to face Japan on Sunday but a typhoon may derail their plans.
Oct 12, 08:19
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 12, 2019
World Rugby to decide on Scotland game "soon" as Typhoon Hagibis approaches
The Scots face elimination from the tournament if their fixture against Japan is cancelled.
Oct 12, 08:15
Gregor Townsend pictured on September 30, 2019
Gregor Townsend laughs off Japan's jibes
World Rugby chiefs have yet to decide if the match at the International Stadium will go ahead.
Oct 11, 19:31
A general shot of the Rugby World Cup trophy ahead of the 2019 tournament
World Rugby "disappointed" as Scotland mull legal action
Scotland chief executive Mark Dodson refused to rule out legal action to make sure the Pool A clash at Yokohama goes ahead.
Oct 11, 19:29
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 11, 2019
Scotland urge World Cup authorities to use "common sense" with Japan clash
SRU boss Mark Dodson has taken legal advice and says Sunday's Pool A showdown could be pushed back 24 hours due to the threat of Typhoon Hagibis.
Oct 11, 14:00
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend on September 6, 2019
Scotland drop captain Stuart McInally for must-win Japan clash
Hooker McInally has struggled to produce his best form and Greig Laidlaw replaces him as captain against the tournament hosts.
Oct 11, 09:47
Gregor Townsend pictured on September 30, 2019
Scotland chief vows to fight any cancellation of crucial Japan clash
World Rugby have been forced to call off two games on Saturday due to Super Typhoon Hagibis.
Oct 11, 09:44
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 10, 2019
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend 'keeping faith' Japan game goes ahead
Super Typhoon Hagibis prepares to wreak havoc across Japan's eastern coast.
Oct 10, 11:15
Gregor Townsend pictured on September 30, 2019
Scotland waiting to hear whether crunch match with Japan will be cancelled
Super Typhoon Hagibis prepares to wreak havoc across the region.
Oct 10, 06:49
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 9, 2019
Typhoon Hagibis threatening to end Scotland's World Cup hopes
The Scots' crucial final Pool A clash in Yokohama on Sunday has been cast into serious doubt by the super storm.
Oct 9, 16:29
Gregor Townsend pictured on September 30, 2019
Scotland awaiting news on Typhoon Hagibis ahead of Japan showdown
World Rugby is set to make an announcement on Thursday outlining its contingency plans for Typhoon Hagibis.
Oct 9, 14:48
Scotland's Sean Maitland scores their first try against Samoa at the Rugby World Cup on September 30, 2019
Scotland confident of Sean Maitland fitness for Japan clash
Defence coach confident wing will recover from tight groin in time for Sunday's match.
Oct 8, 10:57

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