Japan youngster Takefusa Kubo found the back of the net against Getafe in Spain to strengthen Real Sociedad’s bid for a place in the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League, while his compatriot Hiroki Ito scored a stunner for his first Bundesliga goal of the season in Germany as VfB Stuttgart edged VfL Bochum 3-2 in a relegation six-pointer.
Islamic Republic of Iran striker Mehdi Taremi scored the winner for FC Porto in O Classico against Benfica in Portugal and Kyogo Furuhashi hit a double in Scotland as leaders Celtic dispatched Rangers in the Old Firm derby, so join the-AFC.com as we look at how the Asian stars performed in Europe over the past week.
England: Son creates history with 100th goal
Korean attacker Son Heung-min netted his 100th goal in the Premier League on Saturday when he planted a right-foot curler into the top corner from 25 yards out to open Tottenham Hotspur’s scoring in a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion, becoming the 34th player and the first Asian to achieve the feat. .....