Finn Russell Scotland v Japan: Scotland make 12 changes for crucial Rugby World Cup showdown

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Finn Russell Scotland's Stuart Hogg, here taking on the Samoan defence, returns to his fullback role for the big match against Japan.

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Scotland’s Stuart Hogg, here taking on the Samoan defence, returns to his fullback role for the big match against Japan.

With one of the pool stage’s most anticipated games at the mercy of a typhoon, Scotland coach Gregor Townsend is preparing for the must-win encounter with host Japan with the expectation it’s going ahead on Sunday.

If Ireland beats Samoa on Saturday, Scotland will need to beat Japan to qualify for the next stage.

Japan is 3-0, including an upset win over the Irish. Scotland opened with a heavy loss to Ireland, but has recovered to win its next two games with bonus points.

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