Shinji Kagawa strikes twice in debut with Besiktas

Soccer Feb 4, 2019

Shinji Kagawa strikes twice in debut with Besiktas

Midfielder Shinji Kagawa came off the bench late to strike twice in his debut for Besiktas in a 6-2 win at Antalyaspor in the Turkish League on Sunday. Kagawa, who joined Besiktas on loan from runaway German Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund until the end ...

Shinji Kagawa: 'Only God knows' destination

Soccer Aug 28, 2018

Shinji Kagawa: 'Only God knows' destination

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa's future remains clouded after the Japan international missed the squad for a second straight match. The 29-year-old did not participate in his club's 4-1 win on Sunday over RB Leipzig in the opening stage of the Bundesliga or its 2-1 ...

Shinji Kagawa scores fifth goal of season in Dortmund draw

Soccer Jan 28, 2018

Shinji Kagawa scores fifth goal of season in Dortmund draw

Shinji Kagawa struck his fifth Bundesliga goal of the season Saturday as Borussia Dortmund drew 2-2 with visiting SC Freiburg. Kagawa opened the scoring in the ninth minute, lashing home an acrobatic volley from close range after an attempt by Christian Pulisic rebounded into his ...

Shinji Kagawa rescues point for Dortmund against Hertha

Soccer Jan 20, 2018

Shinji Kagawa rescues point for Dortmund against Hertha

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored his fourth goal of the season for Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in its 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin on Friday. Kagawa headed the goal in the 71st minute off a cross from English forward Jadon Sancho. But the 28-year-old was ...

Kagawa scores first goal of Bundesliga season

Soccer Sep 21, 2017

Kagawa scores first goal of Bundesliga season

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored his first goal of the season as Bundesliga leader Dortmund won 3-0 away to Hamburg on Wednesday. Kagawa, making his first start of the league campaign, opened the scoring after 24 minutes, driving home from close range after Omer Toprak ...

New Dortmund manager Bosz pleased with victory over Urawa

Soccer Jul 16, 2017

New Dortmund manager Bosz pleased with victory over Urawa

Peter Bosz said he was pleased to pick up his first win as manager of Borussia Dortmund after the Bundesliga side edged Urawa Reds 3-2 in a preseason friendly on Saturday. "Today's match was only a friendly but I am delighted," said Bosz, whose side ...

Soccer / J. League May 15, 2017

Cerezo to host Sevilla in July friendly

Cerezo Osaka announced on Monday that it will host Spanish side Sevilla on July 17 in a friendly as part of the J. League's newly launched International Series. Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake will face his old La Liga club, with whom the 27-year old spent ...

Soccer / J. League Apr 27, 2017

Antlers, Reds to meet Dortmund, Sevilla in July friendlies

The defending J. League champion Kashima Antlers and the 2016 Levain Cup-winning Urawa Reds will host Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla in a pair of summer friendlies, the league announced Thursday. As part of the newly launched J. League International Series, Urawa will play Japan midfielder ...