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KAORU MITOMA

Brighton's Kaoru Mitoma after sustaining an injury in a match against Sheffield United on Feb. 18
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Feb 28, 2024
Brighton's Mitoma set to miss rest of season with injury
The Japan international has scored three goals and provided six assists in 26 appearances in all competitions this season.
Brighton & Hove Albion's Kaoru Mitoma (left) in action with Crystal Palace's Nathaniel Clyne at Selhurtst Park, London, on Dec. 21. Mitoma has not played since hurting his ankle in the game, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
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Jan 23, 2024
'Worry' for Japan as Mitoma misses training ahead of Asian Cup clash
The Brighton winger has not played since hurting his ankle in a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Dec. 21.
Japan midfielder Kaoru Mitoma controls the ball during extra time of the team's Round of 16 match against Croatia at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Mitoma was named to the Samurai Blue squad for the upcoming Asian Cup despite an ankle injury.
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Jan 4, 2024
Samurai Blue call on Mitoma to help erase Asian Cup 'frustration'
Brighton coach Roberto De Zerbi said late last year that Mitoma would be out for up to six weeks after hurting his ankle in a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Dec. 21.
Brighton's Kaoru Mitoma in action against Crystal Palace on Thursday at Selhurst Park in south London.
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Dec 22, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma's ankle injury raises Asian Cup concerns
The 26-year-old may have been hurt as he was brought down in an unsuccessful penalty claim late in the match at Selhurst Park.
Brighton's Kaoru Mitoma kicks the ball during his team's Europa League match against Marseille in Marseille, France, on Thursday.
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Oct 6, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma gets assist as Brighton secures point at Marseille
Mitoma set up his team's first goal in the Group B matchup.
Japan Times
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Jun 21, 2023
Lively Japan thumps Peru to end June friendlies on high
The Samurai Blue followed up their 6-0 win over El Salvador with a 4-1 finish in front of an appreciative crowd at Panasonic Stadium Suita.
Japan Times
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Jun 14, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma drawing Japan and World Cup inspiration from FA Cup run
Brighton's sixth-place finish in the English Premier League means the Japan winger is set for his first taste of European continental club competition next season in the Europa League.
Japan Times
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May 31, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma aims to toughen up for Europe-bound Brighton
The 26-year-old attacking dynamo played a big role in Brighton achieving its best-ever finish of sixth place.
Japan Times
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Apr 5, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma assists, sets club record in Brighton win
The win moved Brighton to sixth on the league table with 46 points, four behind fourth-place Tottenham.
Japan Times
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Apr 2, 2023
Mitoma nets Japanese-high seventh goal in Premier League season
Shinji Kagawa scored six goals for Manchester United during the 2012-13 season, and Shinji Okazaki reached the same tally with Leicester in the 2017-18 campaign.
Japan Times
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Mar 26, 2023
Hajime Moriyasu begins ringing in changes as Japan seeks new heights
Friday's draw against Uruguay offered positive signs heading toward the start of qualification for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Japan Times
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Mar 25, 2023
Takuma Nishimura goal gives Japan friendly draw with Uruguay
Uruguay captain Federico Valverde headed in the 38th-minute opener in front of 61,855 on a rainy night in the Japanese capital before the F. Marinos forward answered in the 75th minute.
Japan Times
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Mar 20, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma scores as Brighton reaches FA Cup semifinals
Japan winger Kaoru Mitoma scored a late goal as Brighton advanced to the FA Cup semifinals with a 5-0 drubbing of fourth-tier side Grimsby Town on Sunday.
Japan Times
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Mar 16, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma assists as Brighton down Crystal Palace
The win took Brighton up to seventh, six points off fourth-placed Tottenham with two games in hand.
Japan Times
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Mar 5, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma on target for Brighton in big win over West Ham
Mitoma created the opening goal for the hosts in the 17th minute of the match, controlling a high ball and skipping into the box before being brought down by Jarrod Bowen.
Japan Times
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Feb 14, 2023
How Kaoru Mitoma studied his way to Premier League stardom
The Samurai Blue winger developed his dribbling skills while completing a four-year physical education degree at Japan's University of Tsukuba.
Japan Times
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Feb 5, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma scores again in last-gasp win over Bournemouth
The goal was far from a trademark finish from the electric Japanese winger, but it was enough to seal three points as Brighton moved back up to sixth place
Japan Times
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Jan 30, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma strikes late to lift Brighton to win over Liverpool
Kaoru Mitoma's brilliant control and finish in stoppage time sent his team to the fifth round of the F.A. Cup.
Japan Times
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Jan 29, 2023
Kaoru Mitoma determined to fly high in Premier League with Brighton
The former Kawasaki Frontale standout credits Italian manager Roberto De Zerbi's style of passing out from the back for enabling him to thrive.
Japan Times
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Jan 22, 2023
Brighton's Kaoru Mitoma nets fourth league goal in Leicester draw
The 25-year-old cut in from the left and curled an unstoppable effort from outside the box into the far top corner in the 27th minute at King Power Stadium.

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