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World Cup hosts Japan have remembered pioneer Michael Leitch because they seem to keep their winning start.
Returns into the row after starting on the bench in their surprise win over Ireland, even though Pieter Labuschagne retains the captaincy.
Atsushi Sakate begins at hooker and Wimpie van der Walt comes in at lock coach Jamie Joseph creates three changes.
Despite being man of the match against Ireland shota Horie drops.
Are still targeting a first World Cup quarter-final despite winning several games, after falling from the group phase four decades before.
They would be place by victory over Samoa in the City of Toyota Stadium in a position before facing Scotland in their final Pool A match, to reach the last eight.
Meanwhile, Samoa have made six changes to the side which failed in their own defeat by Scotland.
Second-row Piula Faasalele loose-head prop Jordan Lay along with fly-half Ulupano Seuteni make their first starts at the championship, as does hooker Seilala Lam, who is the brother of number eight Jack and captain.
Japan: Nakayama; Matsushima Nakamura, Lemeki; Tamura, Nagare Sakate, Ji-won, Van der Walt, Moore, Leitch Himeno
Replacements: Horie, Nakajima Valu Tui, Tanaka, Matsuda, Fukuoka
Samoa: Nanai-Williams Leiua Fidow; Seuteni, Polataivao; Lay, S Lam, Alaalatoa Leaupepe Ioane, J Lam
Replacements: Niuia Lay, Toleafoa, Tyrell, Cowley, Pisi, Fonotia
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