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Scots pay price for defensive lapses as Carter stars

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Scotland suffered at the hands of New Zealand on Sunday with the hosts competitive for the bulk of an enthralling tussle at Murrayfield, yet paying the price for defensive lapses at crucial moments in a 51-22 loss. 

New Zealand's fly-half Dan Carter prepares to kick a penalty during the International Rugby Union match between Scotland and New Zealand at Murrayfield in Edinburgh. New Zealand won 51-22.

Tim Visser marked his home-turf Test debut with a try-double and showed why he is a hot bet to be part of the Lions' plans next year.

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