Kagawa looking to banish ghosts in UAE showdown

Aug 29, 2016

Kagawa looking to banish ghosts in UAE showdown

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa is hoping to exorcise his demons and help Japan get off to a winning start in the final Asian round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers when it faces the United Arab Emirates in Group B in Saitama on Thursday. ...

Muto on target in Mainz loss

Aug 28, 2016

Muto on target in Mainz loss

Japan forward Yoshinori Muto scored for Mainz late on but Shinji Kagawa’s Borussia Dortmund won 2-1 on Saturday to kick-start its new Bundesliga campaign. Muto, who scored seven goals last season before he was ruled out in February with a right-knee ligament injury, came ...

Jul 21, 2016

Goetze returning to Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund is bringing back forward Mario Goetze from Bayern Munich. Goetze left Dortmund for Bayern in 2013 but never settled down and was mostly a bench player under previous coach Pep Guardiola. New Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti had a talk with Goetze before ...

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

May 1, 2016

Kagawa helps keep Dortmund's title hopes alive

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored for the second game in a row and created another for Adrian Ramos inside the first 10 minutes as Borussia Dortmund destroyed Wolfsburg 5-1 on Saturday to keep its slim Bundesliga title hopes alive. With two games left, Dortmund ...

Kagawa plays central role as Dortmund beats Berlin

Apr 21, 2016

Kagawa plays central role as Dortmund beats Berlin

Shinji Kagawa had a hand in all three of his team’s goals as Borussia Dortmund whipped Genki Haraguchi and Hertha Berlin 3-0 in the semifinals of the German Cup on Wednesday night. Gonzalo Castro, Marco Reus and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were all on target to ...

Kagawa marks 100th Bundesliga appearance with goal

Apr 3, 2016

Kagawa marks 100th Bundesliga appearance with goal

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa marked his 100th Bundesliga appearance with a goal to help Borussia Dortmund turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring for Dortmund with a lovely chip after 53 minutes, only ...

Kagawa provides winning goal for Dortmund

Dec 6, 2015

Kagawa provides winning goal for Dortmund

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa came off the bench and scored a dramatic match-winner as Borussia Dortmund won 2-1 away at Wolfsburg on Saturday, closing the gap on leaders Bayern Munich to five points in the Bundesliga. Kagawa, who came on in the 55th minute, ...

Kagawa on target as Dortmund wins derby thriller

Nov 9, 2015

Kagawa on target as Dortmund wins derby thriller

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored his third goal of the season and Borussia Dortmund beat Schalke 3-2 in a pulsating derby in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Kagawa got on the end of a delicious cross from Matthias Ginter to open the scoring with a ...

Kagawa on song as Dortmund routs Augsburg

Oct 26, 2015

Kagawa on song as Dortmund routs Augsburg

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa set up three goals as Borussia Dortmund demolished Augsburg 5-1 in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Kagawa provided two for Marco Reus in the first half before assisting with another right before the end of the game for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who ...

Sep 21, 2015

Kagawa helps power Dortmund victory

In-form Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored one and set up another as Borussia Dortmund extended its winning start to the season to 11 matches in all competitions with a thumping 3-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Dortmund took the lead ...

Kagawa strikes twice as Dortmund cruises

Aug 28, 2015

Kagawa strikes twice as Dortmund cruises

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored twice and Marco Reus hit a hat trick as Borussia Dortmund hammered Norway’s Odd Grenland 7-2 to qualify for the Europa League with an 11-5 aggregate win on Thursday night. Ole Jorgen Halvorsen headed Odds in front against the ...

Kagawa scores again for Dortmund

Aug 24, 2015

Kagawa scores again for Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa scored his first Budesliga goal of the season in Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 win at Ingolstadt 04 on Sunday. Following up on his goal in the Europa League playoff on Thursday, Kagawa found the net with six minutes remaining to give Dortmund a ...