Japan 28 Scotland 21 – Rugby World Cup LIVE REACTION: Brilliant Brave Blossoms into quarter-finals following stunning comeback win in Yokohama

SCOTLAND are OUT of the World Cup after heartbreaking defeat in Yokohama.

Despite taking an early lead, the Scots were unable to live with a Japanese side who were supreme in both attack and defence.

  • Japan 28 Scotland 21 – FULL TIME
  • Russell got early try for Scots
  • But Japan hit back in incredible style with tries from Matsushima, Inagaki and Fukuoka (2)
  • Scotland had to win to reach quarter-finals with New Zealand waiting
  • Japan top the group and will now face South Africa in the knockouts
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Japan XV: Inagaki, Horie, Koo, Thompson, Moore, Leitch, Labuschagne, Himeno, Nagare, Tamura, Fukuoka, Nakamura, Lafaele, Matsushima, Tupou

Replacements: Sakate, Nakajima, Valu, Helu, Tui, Tanaka, Matsuda, Yamanaka

Scotland XV: Dell, Brown, Nel, Gilchrist, Gray, Bradbury, Ritchie, Thomson, Laidlaw, Russell, Graham, Johnson, Harris, Seymour, Hogg

Replacements: McInally, Reid, Fagerson, Cummings, Wilson, G. Horne, P. Horne, Kinghorn


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