Soccer: Kubo assists on winner in Sociedad Europa League victory


Japan attacker Takefusa Kubo came off the bench to set up the winner as Real Sociedad edged Cypriot side Omonia 2-1 on Thursday for their second straight win in the Europa League. A week after starring at Old Trafford against Manchester United, 61st-minute substitute Kubo used his weaker right foot to deliver an assist to fellow bench player Alexander Sorloth 10 minutes from time in front of his home fans at Reale Arena. Kubo threaded his pass through the legs of a defender to allow the Norwegian forward to slot home, continuing his fine start to the season at his new club. Ander Guevara found...

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