Yuya Kubo moves to Nuremberg on season-long loan

Soccer Aug 20, 2018

Yuya Kubo moves to Nuremberg on season-long loan

Japan striker Yuya Kubo has been loaned to Bundesliga side Nuremberg for the 2018-19 season by Gent, the Belgian first-division club announced Sunday. The loan includes an option for Kubo to make a full transfer to Nuremberg, which was recently promoted to the Bundesliga top ...

Yuya Kubo boosts World Cup chances with goal for Gent

Soccer May 21, 2018

Yuya Kubo boosts World Cup chances with goal for Gent

Japan striker Yuya Kubo scored his 11th goal of the season Sunday in Gent's 1-0 win over Club Brugge in the Belgian First Division A championship playoffs. Kubo netted in the 28th minute at Jan Breydel Stadium, collecting a long pass from defender Samuel Gigot ...

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Soccer Apr 23, 2018

Yuya Kubo scores on return to Gent lineup

Yuya Kubo scored for Belgian Pro League side Gent in its 2-1 playoff loss away to Charleroi on Sunday. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in six games, the 24-year-old netted in the 60th minute for his ninth goal of the season. Playing ...

Takuma Asano opens account for Stuttgart

Soccer Nov 25, 2017

Takuma Asano opens account for Stuttgart

Takuma Asano scored his first goal in the German Bundesliga on Friday, while forward Yuya Kubo's strike helped seal Belgian club Gent's 3-1 victory over Mouscron. Asano, currently on loan from Arsenal, opened the scoring in the 24th minute of Stuttgart's 1-1 draw with Hanover, ...

Kubo scores first goal of season

Soccer Sep 18, 2017

Kubo scores first goal of season

Japan striker Yuya Kubo netted his first goal of the season to help Gent win 2-0 at Oostende in the Belgian first division Sunday. Kubo opened the scoring in the 31st minute at Versluys Arena after Oostende keeper Mike Vanhamel came out to challenge Mamadou ...

Soccer May 24, 2017

Kubo delighted with Gent contribution

Japan striker Yuya Kubo returned home on Wednesday pleased with his goal-scoring exploits over the second half of the season at Belgium first-division club Gent. Kubo bagged 11 goals for Gent after joining the Jupiler League side from Swiss club Young Boys in January, raising ...

Soccer May 15, 2017

Gent's Kubo scores 10th goal of season

Japan striker Yuya Kubo struck his 10th league goal of the season but Gent was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Charleroi in the Belgian championship playoffs on Sunday. Kubo converted a penalty to equalize five minutes before the break, after midfielder Enes ...

Soccer May 8, 2017

Kubo scores in Gent defeat

Japan striker Yuya Kubo scored his ninth goal since moving to Gent in January, but his club lost 4-3 to Oostende in the Belgian soccer championship playoffs Sunday. At Versluys Arena in Ostend, Gent's Kenny Saief opened the scoring in the 13th minute but the ...

Kubo continues tear in Gent victory

Soccer Apr 26, 2017

Kubo continues tear in Gent victory

Japan striker Yuya Kubo struck for the third time in as many games as Gent beat Zulte-Waregem 2-0 in the Belgian championship playoffs on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Kubo opened the scoring in the 24th minute at Regenboog Stadium by chesting a cross from the right ...

Kubo lifts Gent to draw in playoffs

Soccer Apr 22, 2017

Kubo lifts Gent to draw in playoffs

Japan striker Yuya Kubo was on target again to help Gent earn a 1-1 draw at home to Oostende in the Belgian first-division playoffs on Friday. Franck Berrier fired Oostende into a 67th-minute lead from close range, but Kubo, who struck the winner in Monday's ...

Kubo's wonder goal puts Gent into playoffs

Soccer Mar 13, 2017

Kubo's wonder goal puts Gent into playoffs

Yuya Kubo struck for the third successive game in style in Gent's 3-0 victory over Mechelen in the Belgian Jupiler League on Sunday. Kubo stated his case for another call-up to the Japan national team with a superb solo effort shortly before the break, weaving ...