Scotland get 2 chastisement tries in 34-0 win over Samoa

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Scotland got dual chastisement tries and Samoa winger Ed Fidow got a red label for giving divided both of them in a pressure-relieving 34-0 win for a Scots during a Rugby World Cup on Monday.

Fidow collapsed a beat for his initial yellow card, and slid in knees initial to stop Sean Maitland scoring for his second sin-bin offense with 5 mins to go. The dual yellows combined adult to a red to keep Samoa’s terrible disciplinary record going during a World Cup. They had dual yellows in their initial game, and Fidow was also warned after that diversion for punching, nonetheless he didn’t get punished during it.

Scotland’s chances of creation a quarterfinals would have been left unresolved by a thread if it had slipped to a second true detriment in Pool A. It’s still by no means certain though it’s improved than where it was after a 27-3 walloping by Ireland to open a World Cup.

First-half tries by wing Maitland and scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw, and a forsaken idea from stretch by fullback Stuart Hogg put Scotland out of steer of Samoa during Kobe Misaki Stadium. Hogg launched his dump from nearby median and far-reaching out on a left wing for a 20-0 halftime lead.

Scotland’s dual chastisement tries came in a second half as it bounced behind resoundingly from a Ireland walloping.

Both teams forsaken a round constantly in a initial half hour on a sweaty night during Kobe Misaki Stadium, where a sealed roof exacerbated a humid, sleazy conditions.

But Maitland did locate a cross-kick from flyhalf Finn Russell on a left to get a Scots going and they kept their winning run adult opposite Samoa during a Rugby World Cup. The Scots have won all 4 meetings now.

The Samoans, who mislaid dual players to bans for dangerous tackles after those yellow cards opposite Russia, mislaid in dual tries opposite Scotland to bad tackles, and a other dual to bad discipline.

After throwing Russell’s pinpoint cross-kick, Maitland slipped out of a Belgium Tuatagaloa bid to scurry over a line in a 30th minute. Russell set adult a second, too, violation a initial line of invulnerability and anticipating flanker Jamie Ritchie in support. Ritchie fed Laidlaw, who bounced out of Tim Nanai-Williams’ attempted tackle and scampered away.

Hogg landed a forsaken idea from around 50 meters out — amazingly Scotland’s initial in a exam for some-more than 5 years.

Samoa was given a initial double-whammy in a 57th when Scotland warranted a chastisement try and Fidow his initial yellow for collapsing a beat that was streamer for a tryline.

The bonus-point fourth try seemed to be eluding Scotland until Maitland done a late mangle down a left. Fidow’s cross-covering was good, though his tackle technique wasn’t. As Maitland slid for a line, Fidow went in knees first, attack Maitland tough adequate to disencumber his hold on a ball.

There were dual margin invaders in a second half in Kobe. The initial fan ran opposite a margin shirtless and a second in his underwear as a night temperatures hovered nearby 30 degrees Celsius (86 F).

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