Takashi Inui

6 results

Belgium’s Nacer Chadli scores their winning  goal  in injury-time at the end of the  World Cup Round of 16 against  Japan at the  Rostov Arena. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Belgium 3 Japan 2 It will go down as a World Cup classic, a wild and chaotic game that will be talked about in years to come, in particular that dra(...)

Poland’s  Jan Bednarek  fires homes past Japan goalkeeper  Eiji Kawashima  during the  World Cup  Group H match  at Volgograd Arena. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Japan 0 Poland 1 On a swelteringly hot evening full of twists and turns, Japan somehow scrambled into the knockout stage of the World Cup finals cour(...)

Keisuke Honda scores Japan’s second goal against Senegal. Photograph: Andrew Coulridge/Reuters

Japan 2 Senegal 2 Japan have brought their oldest ever squad to a World Cup and all that experience counted for something as they summoned the spirit(...)

 Yuya Osako  celebrates scoring Japan’s second  goal with his team-mates   during  the  Group H match  at Mordovia Arena  in Saransk. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Colombia 1 Japan 2 It is difficult to imagine a team making a more calamitous start to a game in this World Cup finals than Colombia did here and, un(...)

FC Barcelona’s Luis Suarez goes past Eibar’s goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic on his way to scoring during their La Liga win. Photo: Juan Herrero/EPA

Eibar 0 Barcelona 2 LaLiga leaders Barcelona warmed up for their Champions League clash against Chelsea with a 2-0 win at Eibar, who finished with 10(...)

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates opning the scoring in their LaLiga win over Malaga. Photo: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Real Madrid’s fans gathered at the fountain of Cibeles, celebrating before their team had even finished playing at Rosaleda. Those who were in Málaga (...)