KYOGO FURUHASHI swept in the opening goal in Japan’s 2-0 win over Tunisia in the Kirin Cup in Kobe today.
The prolific Celtic hitman combined composure with a killer touch as he raced between the rival centre-backs onto a through pass before slotting the ball away with his usual expertise, leaving the outrushing keeper helpless.
Kyogo’s breakthrough strike arrived two minutes from the interval to set up the hosts for three points.
BY THE RIGHT…Kyogo Furuhashi fires Japan ahead in their 2-0 win over Tunisia.
Junya Ito made cerain of victory with the second goal in the 69th minute.
Kyogo and and his Hoops colleague Reo Hatate teamed up in the international side for only the second time and the midfielder also earned praise for his performance as he masteminded most of Japan’s attacks.
Now the Parkhead aces will swap the Samurai Blue to prepare to dovetail in the green-and-white hoops when the Premiership resumes against Hearts with a 2.15pm kick-off at Tynecastle on Sunday.