Japan Rugby Downs Scotland to Make World Cup Quarterfinals
In Rugby World Cup action on Sunday night, Japan defeated Scotland 28–21 at International Stadium Yokohama. With the win, Japan achieved an undefeated 4–0 record in the group stage, advancing to the round of 8 as the first-place finisher in Pool A.
The Brave Blossoms will play their quarterfinal match against South Africa, the second-place finisher in Pool B. Scotland will head home after finishing third in the pool, behind Japan and Ireland.
(Translated by Nippon.com from a Jiji Press report)