Kepa the hero as Chelsea win Super Cup 6-5 on penalties

Soccer Aug 12, 2021

Kepa the hero as Chelsea win Super Cup 6-5 on penalties

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga came off the bench to make two shootout saves as Champions League winners Chelsea beat Spain's Villarreal 6-5 on penalties to add the UEFA Super Cup to their trophy collection on Wednesday. Extra time had ended 1-1 at Belfast's Windsor Park stadium, ...

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Soccer Jan 3, 2021

Young prodigy Takefusa Kubo to leave Villarreal this winter

Japan international Takefusa Kubo will leave Spanish La Liga club Villarreal, head coach Unai Emery confirmed Saturday. Although the 19-year-old only joined the club this season, he has seen his playing time decrease. Negotiations for his transfer are currently under way, with league rival Getafe ...

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Soccer Aug 24, 2020

Takefusa Kubo makes first appearance for Villarreal in friendly

Teenage prodigy Takefusa Kubo made his first appearance for Villarreal on Sunday, playing the second half of a 3-1 friendly win against second-division Cartagena. The 19-year-old Japan midfielder is preparing for his second season in the Spanish top flight after joining Villarreal earlier this month ...

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Soccer Aug 8, 2020

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo moving to Villarreal on 1-year loan

Real Madrid has loaned out 19-year-old Japan international Takefusa Kubo to Spanish La Liga rival Villarreal, a source with knowledge of the matter said Friday. Both the clubs and the Japan midfielder have agreed to the terms and a formal announcement will be made after ...