Junya Ito notches first goal of season for Genk

Soccer Dec 8, 2019

Junya Ito notches first goal of season for Genk

Midfielder Junya Ito bagged his first goal of the season for Genk in the Belgian top-flight side's 2-1 win at Cercle Brugge. Ito opened the scoring in the 34th minute at Jan Breydel Stadium before Cercle Brugge equalized in the second half. Sander Berge sealed ...

Junya Ito scores in Genk's playoff opener against Anderlecht

Soccer Mar 31, 2019

Junya Ito scores in Genk's playoff opener against Anderlecht

Japanese forward Junya Ito scored for Belgian first-division side Genk in their 3-0 championship playoff win over Anderlecht at home on Saturday. Playing on the right wing at Luminus Arena, Ito intercepted a pass from Anderlecht keeper Thomas Didillon and whipped in a cross deep ...

Junya Ito nets first goal in Belgium as Genk make playoffs

Soccer Mar 18, 2019

Junya Ito nets first goal in Belgium as Genk make playoffs

Japanese forward Junya Ito scored his debut goal in the Belgian first division Sunday as league leaders Genk qualified for the championship playoffs with a 3-3 draw at Zulte Waregem. After setting up a 19th-minute equalizer for Ruslan Malinovskiy to erase an early 1-0 deficit, ...

Japan glides past Panama in friendly

Soccer Oct 12, 2018

Japan glides past Panama in friendly

Takumi Minamino and Junya Ito each scored an international goal for the second game running as Japan eased to a 3-0 win over Panama on Friday night. Salzburg striker Minamino put Japan ahead three minutes before halftime with a skillfully taken strike inside the box ...

Moriyasu Japan starts strong with 3-0 win over Costa Rica

Soccer Sep 11, 2018

Moriyasu Japan starts strong with 3-0 win over Costa Rica

A new-look Japan side gave manager Hajime Moriyasu a winning start to his tenure on Tuesday night, beating Costa Rica 3-0 in an international friendly. Takumi Minamino and Junya Ito scored their maiden international goals in the second half at Panasonic Stadium Suita, ensuring a ...

Junya Ito's two-goal effort carries Reysol past Vissel

Soccer / J. League Mar 30, 2018

Junya Ito's two-goal effort carries Reysol past Vissel

Junya Ito's second-half brace helped Kashiwa Reysol end a two-game losing skid in the J. League with a 2-1 home victory over Vissel Kobe. After a scoreless first-half defensive struggle, Ito broke the ice with an opportunistic 68th-minute solo effort. Junya Tanaka equalized in the ...