Asians Abroad – September 10-13

Asians Abroad – September 10-13

It was a productive week for Asian players across Europe, as a handful scored vital goals for their clubs as the the season starts to get into full swing.

Below is a comprehensive list of players who did and didn’t see action last weekend.

 

Shinji Okazaki celebrates his goal (PIC: www.bundesliga.de)

Japan
Eiji Kawashima played a full game for SK Lierse in their 1-1 draw with Lokeren in the Belgian Pro League
Masahiko Inoha was a 26th minute substitute for Hadjuk Split in their 1-1 draw with Dinamo Zagreb in 1.HNL in Croatia
Yuki Abe was an unused substitute for Leicester City in their 1-1 draw with Barnsley in the Championship
Hidetoshi Wakui played a full game for Kalju in their 3-0 win over Flora in Meistriliiga in Estonia

Hiroyuri Mitsuyama was an unused substitute for Kalju in their 3-0 win over Flora in Meistriliiga in Estonia
Daisuke Matsui was an unused substitute for Dijon in their 1-2 loss to Olympique Lyon in Ligue.1
Shinji Kagawa played a full game for Borussia Dortmund in their 1-2 loss to Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga
Takashi Usami was an unused substitute for Bayern Munich in their 7-0 win over SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga
Shinji Okazaki scored the opening goal and was substituted after 83 minutes for VfB Stuttgart in their 3-0 win over Hannover in the Bundesliga (see highlights below)
Hajime Hosogai scored the opening goal and played a full game in Augsburg’s 1-4 loss to Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga (see highlights below)
Makoto Hasebe played a full game for VfL Wolfsburg in their 2-1 win over Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga
Atsuto Uchida was an unused substitute for Schalke 04 in their 1-2 loss to VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga
Takashi Inui was red carded after 45 minutes for VfL Bochum in their 1-2 loss to Dynamo Dresden in 2.Bundesliga
Michihiro Yasuda played a full game for Vitesse Arnhem in their 0-4 loss to AZ Alkmaar in the Eredivisie

Maya Yoshida scored a spectacular goal for VVV Venlo

Maya Yoshida played a full game and scored the third goal for VVV Venlo in their 3-3 draw with PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie (see highlights below)
Robert Cullen played a full game for VVV Venlo in their 3-3 draw with PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie
Yoshiaki Takagi was an unused substitute for FC Utrecht in their 3-2 win over Excelsior in the Eredivisie
Yuto Nagatomo was substituted after 62 minutes for Inter Milan in their 3-4 loss to Palermo in Serie A
Takayuki Morimoto was an early 12th minute substitute for Novara in their 2-2 draw with Chievo in Serie A

Minori Sato played a full game for Skonto in their 2-2 draw with FK Jurmala in Virsliga in Latvia
Naoya Shibamura was a 90th minute substitute for Ventspils in their 2-1 win over Daugava Daugavpils in Virsliga in Latvia
Hideaki Takeda played a full game and scored the opening goal for Gulbene 2005 in their 2-3 loss to Jelgava in Virsliga in Latvia
Masaki Hemmi was substituted after 50 minutes for Gulbene 2005 in their 2-3 loss to Jelgava in Virsliga in Latvia
Riki Kitawaki was a 46th minute substitute for Tacuary in their 0-1 loss to Independiente FBC in Primera Division in Paraguay
Takayuki Seto was substituted after 46 minutes for Astra Ploiesti in their 2-2 draw with Targu Mures in Liga I in Romania
Hiroshi Ibusuki played a full game for Sevilla Atletico in their 0-4 loss to Linense in Segunda Division B
Kosuke Kimura was substituted after 69 minutes for Colorado Rapids in their 0-1 loss to LA Galaxy in MLS

 

Ji Dong-won scored his first EPL goal

South Korea
Park Ji-sung was an unused substitute for Manchester United in their 5-0 win over Bolton in the EPL
Park Chu-young was an unused substitute for Arsenal in their 1-0 win over Swansea City in the EPL
Ji Dong-won was an 82nd minute substitute and scored a goal for Sunderland in their 1-2 loss to Chelsea in the EPL (see highlights below)
Nam Tae-hee was an 85th minute substitute for Valenciennes in their 1-3 loss to Ajaccio in Ligue.1

Song Jin-hyung was an 80th minute substitute for Tours FC in their 1-2 loss to Le Havre in Ligue.2
Koo Ja-cheol was a 90th minute substitute for VfL Wolfsburg in their 2-1 win over Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga
Kwak Jin-woo was an 87th minute substitute for KSV Hessen Kassel in their 1-3 loss to Hoffenheim II in Regionaliga in Germany
Ki Sung-yueng played a full game and scored the third goal in Celtic’s 4-0 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Premier League
Park Joo-ho played a full game for FC Basel in their 2-1 win over FC Thun in the Swiss Super League

China
Zhang Chengdong was substituted after 72 minutes for SC Beira-Mar in their 0-1 loss to Uniao de Leiria in Primeira Liga in Portugal
Long Tan was a 90th minute substitute for Vancouver Whitecaps in their 1-1 draw with New York Red Bulls in MLS

DPR Korea
Ri Myong-Jun was a 66th minute substitute for FC Vestsjælland in their 1-1 draw with AB in the Danish First Division
Pak Kwang-Ryong was a 41st minute substitute for FC Basel in their 2-1 win over FC Thun in the Swiss Super League
Cha Jong-Hyok was substituted after 46 minutes for FC Wil in their 2-0 win over Etoile Carouge in the Swiss Challenge League
Jong Tae-Se played a full game for VfL Bochum in their 1-2 loss to Dynamo Dresden in 2.Bundesliga

Iran
Reza Ghoochannejhad played a full game and scored the opening goal for Sint-Truiden in their 3-4 loss to Genk in the Belgian Pro League (see highlights below)

Afghanistan
Bilal Arzou was substituted after 46 minutes for Asker SK in their 0-1 loss to Kongsvinger in 1. Division in Norway

Uzbekistan
Odil Ahmedov played a full game for Anzhi Makhachkala in their 2-1 win over Volga in the Russian Premier League
Sanzhar Tursunov was substituted after 70 minute for Volga in their 1-2 loss to Anzhi Makhachkala in the Russian Premier League
Marat Bikmaev was a 52nd minute substitute for Alania Vladikakvaz in their 0-0 draw with Ural in the Russian First Division
Vagiz Galiulin was a 65th minute substitute for Sibir Novosibirsk in their 1-1 draw with Nizhny Novgorod in the Russian Premier League
Vitaly Denisov was an unused substitute for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in their 0-2 loss to Zorya in the Ukraine Premier League

Chinese Taipei
Xavier Chen played a full game for Mechelen in their 1-2 loss to Club Brugge in the Belgian Pro League

Philippines
Neil Etheridge was an unused substitute for Fulham in their 1-1 draw with Blackburn in the EPL
Stephan Schrock was substituted after 84 minutes for Greuther Furth in their 2-1 win over MSV Duisburg in 2.Bundesliga
Paul Mulders was an unused substitute for ADO Den Haag in their 0-1 loss to RKC Waalwijk in the Eredivisie
Ray Jonsson was a 14th minute substitute for Grindavik in their 2-2 draw with Stjarnan in Urvalsdeild in Iceland
Jerry Lucena played a full game for AGF Aarhus in their 4-2 win over Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga

Syria
Louay Chanko was an unused substitute for AaBFodbold in their 1-2 loss to Nordsjalland in the Danish Superliga
Senharib Malki was an 84th minute substitute for Roda JC in their 2-1 win over FC Twente in the Eredivisie

Jordan
Thaer Al Bawab played a full game and scored a penalty in Gaz Metan Medias’ 3-0 win over Steaua Bucuresti in Liga I in Romania (see highlights below)

Oman
Ali Al Habsi played a full game for Wigan in their 0-3 loss to Manchester City in the EPL

Turkmenistan
Vyacheslav Krendelyov was an unused substitute for Luch Vladivostok in their 3-1 win over Fakel in the Russian First Division




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