Scotland smashed out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool organize for just the second time in the wake of being beaten by a powerful Japan in Yokohama.
Gregor Townsend’s side required four a larger number of focuses than the hosts be that as it may, in spite of driving through Finn Russell’s attempt and mounting a rebound, they missed the mark.
Kotaro Matsushima, Keita Inagaki and Kenki Fukuoka all crossed before half-time, before the last impacted over again to verify Japan’s lady quarter-last – against South Africa in Tokyo on Sunday.
Scotland, compelled to put it all on the line in a febrile challenge that had been in uncertainty until about 03:00 BST on account of the impacts of Typhoon Hagibis, scored through WP Nel and Zander Fagerson after the break.
However, that second-half rally was insufficient to forestall a first destruction because of the Brave Blossoms in eight Tests.
The outcome likewise implies Ireland wrap sprinters up in Pool An and will confront New Zealand in the keep going eight in Tokyo on Saturday.