Soccer: Kubo sparks Sociedad victory at Girona with goal, assist


Takefusa Kubo notched a goal and an assist to spur Real Sociedad to a dramatic 5-3 win over Girona in the Spanish top flight on Sunday. The 21-year-old sparkplug set up the opening goal and eventually put the match beyond doubt with a late strike following multiple lead changes at Girona's Estadi Montilivi. Norwegian forward Alexander Sorloth bagged a brace for Sociedad, with the first coming on a tap-in from Kubo's cross for a 1-0 lead in the eighth minute. The teams traded goals and the lead until Martin Zubimendi put the visitors ahead for good at 4-3 in the 71st minute. Kubo sealed the vic...

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