The Scots will see this as a must-win fixture if they are to progress through a competitive Pool A.
Here's everything Scotland fans need to know before the match.
When is Scotland v Samoa?
Scotland's second fixture of the tournament takes place on Monday, September 30.
The action kicks off at 11.15am BST.
Where can I watch or listen to it?
Scotland-based viewers can catch every game of the Rugby World Cup, including Scotland v Samoa, on STV.
If you're working or travelling on the day of the fixture you can listen to live commentary of every fixture of the World Cup on BBC Radio 5 live and 5 Live Sports Extra.
There will be live text commentary on selected games on the BBC Sport website and app.
Where in Japan is the fixture and can I still get tickets for the match?
Scotland v Samoa takes place at the Kobe Misaki Stadium in Kobe, Japan.
Fans plotting a last minute trip to the Land of the Rising Sun can check availability of tickets at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com
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