Yuya Osako scores as Cologne earns crucial win

Soccer Mar 19, 2018

Yuya Osako scores as Cologne earns crucial win

Yuya Osako scored the opener in relegation-threatened Cologne's 2-0 home win over 10-man Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga on Sunday. Osako put his team ahead in the ninth minute, receiving a cross from Leonardo Bittencourt and shooting under keeper Bernd Leno. Leverkusen's Lukas Alario ...

Cologne's Yuya Osako nets pair of goals in rout of BATE Borisov

Soccer Nov 3, 2017

Cologne's Yuya Osako nets pair of goals in rout of BATE Borisov

Halftime substitute Yuya Osako scored a brace and provided an assist in a dominant second half for Cologne, which beat BATE Borisov 5-2 Thursday in its second Europa League home match of the season. After the Belarusian visitors scored two goals in two minutes to ...

Yuya Osako scores first goal of season in Cologne loss

Soccer Oct 2, 2017

Yuya Osako scores first goal of season in Cologne loss

Japan forward Yuya Osako opened his Bundesliga season account in Cologne's 2-1 defeat to RB Leipzig on Sunday. With Cologne down 2-0 in the 82nd minute, Osako, who had missed a couple of headers earlier, managed to nod home at his third opportunity from a ...

Soccer Jul 8, 2017

Osako targets double-figure goal tally

Japan striker Yuya Osako returned to Germany on Saturday determined to score at least 10 goals with Cologne in the upcoming Bundesliga season. Osako helped Cologne to a fifth-place finish in the table last season but he was not satisfied with his haul of seven ...

Osako scores double in Cologne romp

Soccer Jan 29, 2017

Osako scores double in Cologne romp

Yuya Osako struck twice during Cologne's 6-1 win away to Darmstadt in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The Japan forward headed in Cologne's second in the 36th minute before making it a 4-1 game after 72 minutes, burying a shot into the bottom corner from outside ...

Osako scores in Cologne draw

Soccer Sep 26, 2016

Osako scores in Cologne draw

Japan striker Yuya Osako bagged his second goal of the season on Sunday but FC Cologne had to be content with a point in a 1-1 draw at home to Bundesliga newcomer RB Leipzig. Leipzig took the lead early on when summer signing Oliver Burke ...

Soccer Feb 27, 2016

Haraguchi helps Hertha Berlin blank Cologne

Genki Haraguchi had a hand in Hertha Berlin's 1-0 away win at Cologne on Friday as his side secured its first win of the year to retain the Bundesliga's third spot. Starting as the left attacking midfielder, Haraguchi's layoff outside the box found Salomon Kalou ...

Soccer Aug 19, 2015

Cologne's Osako doubtful for Wolfsburg game

Japan striker Yuya Osako could miss Cologne's next Bundesliga game at the weekend against Wolfsburg due to a knee issue, the German club said on Tuesday. Although the injury is not serious, it is unclear how long it will take Osako to make a complete ...

Soccer Aug 17, 2015

Osako scores in Cologne victory

Japan international Yuya Osako struck off the bench in injury time as Cologne beat Stuttgart 3-1 to start its Bundesliga season on Sunday. Osako came on in the 54th minute for Milos Jojic and finished a counterattack in the 92nd minute to put the win ...