Asians Abroad – February 23-25

Asians Abroad – February 23-25

By Paul Williams and Anthony Yacoub

As more leagues return from their winter breaks it means more game time for Asian players across Europe, and the weekend also saw Ji Dong-won score his first goal since joining Augsburg in January.

Below is the most comprehensive list of Asian players who saw action over the last weekend.

Japan

Hiroshi Ibusuki celebrates his goal for AS Eupen

Hiroshi Ibusuki celebrates his goal for AS Eupen

Eiji Kawashima played a full game for Standard Liege in their 0-0 draw with Genk in the Belgian Pro League
Hiroshi Ibusuki was substituted after 74 minutes, but not before scoring the second goal ten minutes earlier for AS Eupen in their 2-0 win over Sint-Niklaas in the Belgian Second Division
Maya Yoshida played a full game for Southampton in their 2-4 loss to Newcastle United in the English Premier League
Gotoku Sakai played a full game for VfB Stuttgart in their 1-1 draw with Nurnberg in the Bundesliga

Shinji Okazaki was a 73rd minute substitute for VfB Stuttgart in their 1-1 draw with Nurnberg in the Bundesliga
Hiroshi Kiyotake played a full game for Nurnberg in their 1-1 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga
Mu Kanazaki was substituted at half time after starting for Nurnberg in their 1-1 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga
Hiroki Sakai was an unused substitute for Hannover 96 in their 5-1 win over Hamburger SV in the Bundesliga
Makoto Hasebe played a full game for VfL Wolfsburg in their 1-1 draw with Mainz in the Bundesliga
Takashi Usami was an unused substitute for Hoffenheim in their 1-2 loss to Augsburg in the Bundesliga
Genki Omae was an 84th minute substitute for Fortuna Dusseldorf in their 1-2 win over Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga
Takuma Abe was substituted after 90 minutes for Aalen in their 1-1 draw with Erzgebirge Aue in 2.Bundesliga
Norikazi Murakami was a 90th minute substitute for Alemannia Aachen in their 3-0 win over Stuttgarter Kickers in 3.Liga
Yasuhiro Tanaka was a 90th minute substitute for FSV Frankfurt II in their 2-1 win over Hoffenheim II in Regionaliga Südwest
Hiromu Watahiki was an 88th minute substitute for Rot Weiss Oberhausen in their 2-0 win over Viktoria Koln in Regionaliga West in Germany
Ken Asaeda was an unused substitute for Rot Weiss Oberhausen in their 2-0 win over Viktoria Koln in Regionaliga West
Robert Cullen was an unused substitute for VVV Venlo in their 1-0 win over FKC Waalwijk in Eredivisie
Yuki Otsu was an unused substitute for VVV Venlo in their 1-0 win over FKC Waalwijk in Eredivisie
Mike Havenaar played a full game for Vitesse Arnhem in their 5-3 win over Heracles in Eredivisie
Michihiro Yasuda was an 88th minute substitute for Vitesse Arnhem in their 5-3 win over Heracles in Eredivisie
Yuto Nagatomo was substituted after 77 minutes for Inter Milan in their 1-1 draw with AC Milan in Serie A
Takafumi Akahoshi played a full game for Pogon Szczecin in their 0-3 loss to Zaglebie Lubin in Ekstraklasa in Poland
Takuya Murayama was an 85th minute substitute for Pogon Szczecin in their 0-3 loss to Zaglebie Lubin in Ekstraklasa in Poland

South Korea

Koo Ja-cheol celebrates with Ji Dong-won after Ji scored his first goal for Augsburg

Koo Ja-cheol celebrates with Ji Dong-won after Ji scored his first goal for Augsburg

Park Ji-sung was an unused substitute for QPR in their 0-2 loss to Manchester United in the English Premier League
Ki Sung-yueng was substituted after 62 minutes for Swansea in their 5-0 win over Bradford City in the League Cup Final
Lee Chung-yong played a full game for Bolton Wanderers in their 4-1 win over Hull City in the Championship
Kim Bo-kyung was a 79th minute substitute for Cardiff City in their 2-1 win over Wolverhampton in the Championship

Kim Kyung-jung was a 74th minute substitute for SM Caen in their 2-1 win over Laval in Ligue.2
Son Heung-min played a full game for Hamburger SV in their 1-5 loss to Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga
Koo Ja-cheol played a full game for Augsburg in their 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga
Ji Dong-won scored the opening goal, and was substituted after 73 minutes, for Augsburg in their 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga
Park Jung-bin was an unused substitute for Greuther Furth in their 0-0 draw with Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga
Shin woo-jae was a 66th minute substitute for FC Kray in their 0-5 loss to Bochum II in Regionalliga West
Kim Min-gyoon was substituted after 77 minutes for Jagiellonia Białystok in their 0-4 loss to Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała in Ekstraklasa in Poland
Park Chu-young was an unused substitute for Celta Vigo in their 2-1 win over Granada in La Liga
Park Joo-ho played a full game for FC Basel in their 0-0 draw with Grasshopper in the Swiss Super League

Australia

Tommy Oar celebrates his goal for FC Utrecht with fellow Australian Michael Zullo

Tommy Oar celebrates his goal for FC Utrecht with fellow Australian Michael Zullo

Curtis Good was substituted after half time for Bradford City in their 5-0 loss to Swansea City in the League Cup Final
Mark Schwarzer played a full match for Fulham in their 1-0 win over Stoke City in the English Premier League
Adam Federici played a full match for Reading in their 3-0 loss to Wigan Athletic in the English Premier League
Brett Holman was an unused substitute for Aston Villa in thier 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the English Premier League
Rhys Williams was substituted after 46 minutes for Middlesbrough in their 2-1 loss to Millwall in the Championship

Neil Kilkenny was a 76th minute substitute for Bristol City in their 5-3 win over Barnsley in the Championship
Mile Jedinak played a full match for Crystal Palace in their 1-0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship
Scott McDonald was a 68th minute substitute for Middlesbrough in their 2-1 loss to Millwall in the Championship
Patrick Kisnorbo was an unused substitute for Ipswich Town in their 0-0 draw with Huddersfield Town in the Championship
Bradden Inman was substituted after 89 minutes for Crewe Alexandria in their 2-1 win over Coventry City in League One
Dean Bouzanis played a full match for Oldham in their 1-0 win over Portsmouth in League On
Bailey Wright played a full match and received a yellow card for Preston in their 1-1 draw with Swindon in League One
Jamie Young played a full match for Aldershot Town in their 2-0 win over Fleetwood Town in League Two
Ryan Williams was an unused substitute for Gillingham in their 1-0 win over Chesterfield in League Two
Aaron Downes was substituted after 24 minutes for Torquay in their 1-0 loss to Port Vale in League Two
Dylan McGowan was an unused substitute for Hearts in their 3-2 loss to Inverness CT in the Scottish Premier League
Tom Rogic was a 65th minute substitute for Celtic in their 5-0 win over Dundee FC in the Scottish Premier League
Alex Baird was an unused substitute for Dundee FC in their 5-0 loss to celtic in the Scottish Premier League
Tommy Oar was substituted after 60 minutes and scored a goal for FC Utrecht in their 4-0 win over Roda JC in the Eredivisie
Michael Zullo was substituted after 67 minutes for FC Utrecht in their 4-0 win over Roda JC in the Eredivisie
Mitch Langerak was an unused substitute for Dortmund in their 1-1 draw with Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga
Mathew Leckie was a halftime substitute for FSV Frankfurt in their 3-0 loss to St. Pauli in 2.Bundesliga
Luke Wilkshire was substituted after 61 minutes for Dinamo Moscow in their 2-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in a club friendly
James Troisi was an unused substitute for Atalana Bergamo in their 3-2 loss to AS Roma in the Serie A
James Holland played a full match for Austria Wien in their 4-0 win over Admira in the Austrain Bundesliga.

China
Zhang Jiaqi played a full game and scored the winner for Le Mans in their 3-2 win over Niort in Ligue.2

Iran
Reza Ghoochannejhad was a 63rd minute substitute for Standard Liege in their 0-0 draw with Genk in the Belgian Pro League
Ashkan Dejagah played a full game for Fulham in their 1-0 win over Stoke City in the English Premier League
Bobby Behzadi played a full game and scored twice for Maidenhead United in their 2-2 draw with Basingstoke Town in Conference South in England

Iraq
Yasser Kasim was substituted after 70 minutes for Macclesfield Town in their 0-4 loss to Gateshead in Conference National in England

Afghanistan
Abassin Alikhil was substituted after 68 minutes for Eintracht Frankfurt II in their 6-1 win over Eintracht Trier in Regionalliga Sudwest in Germany

Uzbekistan
Bakhodir Nasimov was an unused substitute for Neftci in their 2-0 win over Inter Baki in Premyer Liqa in Azerbaijan

Indonesia
Stefano Lilipaly played a full game for Almere City in their 3-1 win over MVV in Eerste Divisie

Philippines
Neil Etheridge was an unused substitute for Fulham in their 1-0 win over Stoke City in the English Premier League
Stephan Schrock was a 45th minute substitute for Hoffenheim in their 1-2 loss to Augsburg in the Bundesliga

Syria
Sanharib Malki played a full game for Roda JC in their 4-0 loss to FC Utrecht in Eredivisie
Nerciwan Khalil Mohammad was substituted after 61 minutes for Borussia Monchengladbach II in their 0-0 draw with Fortuna Dusseldorf II in Regionalliga West in Germany

Jordan
Tha’er Al Bawab scored a brace for Gaz Metan Medias in their 3-1 win over Gloria Bistrita in Liga I in Romania

Oman
Ali Al-Habsi played a full game for Wigan in their 3-0 win over Reading in the English Premier League

Qatar
Hussein Yasser was an unused substitute for SK Lierse in their 3-1 win over Beerschot in the Belgian Pro League

Pakistan
Shabir Khan was substituted after 68 minutes for Worcester City in their 0-1 loss to Guiseley in Conference North in England

Palestine
Ramzi Saleh played a full game for Smouha in their 0-0 draw with El Gounah in the Egyptian Premier League
Ali El-Khatib was substituted after 74 minutes for Maccabi Netanya in their 0-0 draw with Bnei Sakhnin in Liga ha’Al in Israel
Ahmed Harbi played a full game for Hapoel Bnei Lod in their 3-1 win over Sektzia Nes Tziona in Liga Leumit in Israel
Alexis Norambuena played a full game for Jagiellonia Białystok in their 0-4 loss to Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała in Ekstraklasa in Poland

Turkmenistan
Elman Tagayew was substituted after 85 minutes for AZAL in their 3-0 win over Kapaz in Premyer Liqa in Azerbaijan
Rahimberdy Baltayew was substituted after 63 minutes for Kapaz in their 0-3 loss to AZAL in Premyer Liqa in Azerbaijan

Cambodia
Chhunly Pagenburg played a full game and scored the only goal for Eintracht Trier in their 1-6 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt II in Regionalliga Sudwest in Germany




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