Yuya Kubo scores first goal since joining Nuremberg

Soccer Apr 13, 2019

Yuya Kubo scores first goal since joining Nuremberg

Striker Yuya Kubo on Friday scored his first goal since joining German first-division side Nuremberg in a 1-1 draw with Schalke. Kubo headed home a long-range pass from Matheus Pereira to open the scoring in the 82nd minute, but the visitors equalized three minutes later. Kubo, ...

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 third goal of season for Gent

Soccer Oct 25, 2017

Kubo scores third goal of season for Gent

Yuya Kubo needed only three minutes to score the opener in Gent's 3-0 home victory over Eupen in the Belgian first division on Tuesday. At Ghelamco Arena, Kubo made a delayed run from outside the box, met a low cross from Samuel Kalu with the ...

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 ...

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 9, 2017

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

Journeyman right-hander Yuya Kubo got a pair of big strikeouts to preserve the lead as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles held off the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6-5 on Wednesday night. With runners on second and third, the 37-year-old Kubo found an extra gear to ...