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Scotland v Samoa, Pittodrie, November 27
Samoa eyeing maiden win
ESPNscrum Staff
November 23, 2010
Scotland centre Marcus di Rollo crashes over to score, Scotland v Samoa, Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland, November 20, 2005
Marcus di Rollo scored the winner against Samoa in 2005 © Getty Images
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Scotland and Samoa face off at Pittodrie in Aberdeen on Saturday with the tourists looking for their first win in the fixture.

The first meeting between the sides came in 1991at the Rugby World Cup, when flanker John Jeffrey scored twice in a 28-6 victory at Murrayfield.

Samoa's best result in the fixture came in 1995, when winger Michael Dods landed five penalties to salvage a 15-15 draw in Edinburgh.

The sides last met in 2005 and Scotland again scraped home, with centre Marcus di Rollo's late try sneaking an 18-11 victory.

Scotland have previously played one Test at Pittodrie, home of Aberdeen football club, beating Canada 41-0 there in 2008.

Scotland v Samoa all-time record: Played six, Scotland won five, one draw

Biggest winning margin: Sco: 35 points, Samoa 3-38 Scotland at Westpac Stadium, 2004; Sam: N/A

Highest score: Sco: 38 points, 3-38 at Westpac Stadium, 2004; Sam: 20, 35-20 at Murrayfield, 1999

Most tries: Sco: Five, 3-38 at Westpac Stadium, 2004; Sam:

Longest winning sequence: Sco: Four (1999-present); Sam: N/A

Most points (individual) : Sco: Kenny Logan 22; Sam: Silao Leaegailesolo 10

Most tries (individual) : Sco: Two, Ally Hogg; Sam: One, six players

Most points in a Test: Sco: 17, Kenny Logan at Murrayfield, 1999; Sam: 10, Silao Leaegailesolo at Murrayfield, 1999

  • Click here for Scotland's full Test record courtesy of Statsguru

  • Click here for Samoa's full Test record courtesy of Statsguru

  • Click here for a record of all Scotland v Samoa matches courtesy of Statsguru

  • Click here for a record of all of Scotland's home matches against Samoa courtesy of Statsguru

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