Japan after scoring a try against Samoa.
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Japan edge 14-man Samoa to set up winner-takes-all showdown with Argentina

Japan claimed their second win of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, beating a 14-man Samoa 28-22 on Thursday, which boosts their quarter-final hopes.

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