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Michael Essien on the Fiorentina game, Torres and Honda

Milan midfielder Michael Essien says Fernando Torres and Keisuke Honda will be vital for the team this season. The Rossoneri host Fiorentina on Sunday hoping to close the gap from leaders Juventus and the 31-year-old believes the home fans can help the team take all three points against Vincenzo Montella's side. "Fernando Torres is a […]
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AC Milan ace Michael Essien sings Torres and Honda praise

Michael EssienGhana midfielder Michael Essien believes the contributions of his former Chelsea teammate Fernando Torres and Keisuke Honda can help propel AC Milan this term.Essien and his Milan teammates have been impressive this term after a disappointing seventh-place finish last season.The Rossoneri are currently fourth on the league table after seven rounds of matches.Essien...
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Keisuke Honda on Manchester City radar

Premier League champions Manchester City are pondering a January bid for AC Milan star Keisuke Honda, according to Il Corriere […]
Via Soccer News
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Stephan El Shaarawy on the Verona win and his reaction when substituted

Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy says the three points taken from the Verona game were vital for the Rossoneri. Filippo Inzaghi's men again failed to keep a clean sheet but took full advantage of a brilliant performance from Japan's Keisuke Honda who scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season. "It was a very […]
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Keisuke Honda nets brace as AC Milan topple Hellas Verona

Keisuke Honda scored twice as resurgent AC Milan broke into the Champions League places with a 3-1 win at Hellas Verona on Sunday. The Rossoneri, who were helped along the road to victory by Rafael Marques' early own goal, climbed to fourth place in the Serie A table thanks to Japan striker Honda's well-taken brace. Ambitious Verona fought hard to rescue a share of the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kagawa, Honda in Japan squad for friendlies

TOKYO (AP) Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa and AC Milan's Keisuke Honda are in Japan's 23-man squad for Asian Cup warm-up matches against Jamaica and Brazil. Japan coach Javier Aguirre also called up Mainz striker Shinji Okazaki and Cordoba forward Mike Havenaar, and three uncapped players - Gen Shojim, Tsukasa Shiotani, and Yu Kobayashi - as he looks for his first win...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Honda scores as Japan beats Guatemala 3-0

Substitute Keisuke Honda scored the opening goal Friday as Japan beat Guatemala 3-0 in a friendly. Honda headed Japan into the lead in the 50th-minute at Nagai Stadium, scoring off a cross from Yuto Nagatomo. It was Honda's 17th goal for the national team. Masato Kudo doubled the advantage before Yasuhito Endo scored from a free kick. Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni used an...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Japan's Honda, Kagawa picked for WCup qualifier

Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa were picked Thursday in Japan's 26-man squad for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Australia next month. Japan has 13 points in Group B of Asian qualifying and can clinch its fifth straight World Cup appearance with a draw against Australia on June 4 at Saitama Stadium. Australia is third with six points and needs to do well in its remaining...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Japan looks to Kagawa, Honda in WCup qualifying

Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni will rely heavily on Europe-based stars Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda when his team faces Oman, Jordan and Australia in the final round of World Cup qualifiers in Asia. Kagawa looked unstoppable over the second half of the German league season while helping Borussia Dortmund to its first domestic league, cup double. The 23-year-old forward kept the...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Honda, Kagawa named in Japan squad

Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa were among 10-Europe based players named on Friday in Japan's 23-man squad for the World Cup qualifying warm-up next week against Azerbaijan. CSKA Moscow midfielder Honda will make his first appearance for Japan since scoring in a 3-0 win over South Korea last summer. Kagawa is back in Japan after helping Borussia Dortmund to its second straight...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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