• Kyodo


Japan forward Yoshinori Muto scored his first Europa League goal, helping Mainz beat Azerbaijan side Gabala in a 3-2, Group C thriller on Thursday.

In Baku, Muto put Mainz in the lead in the 41st minute with a left-footed shot into the bottom corner that shook the net at Bakcell Arena in the first Europa League victory for Martin Schmidt’s side.

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