Yu Kobayashi (footballer)

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Yū Kobayashi
Kobayashi Yu Kawasaki.jpg
Personal information
Full name Yū Kobayashi
Date of birth (1987-09-23) 23 September 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Machida, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Kawasaki Frontale
Number 11
Youth career
2006–2009 Takushoku University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008Mito HollyHock (loan) 5 (0)
2010– Kawasaki Frontale 228 (92)
National team
2014– Japan 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 October 2018

Yū Kobayashi (小林 悠, Kobayashi Yū, born 23 September 1987) is a Japanese football player currently playing for Kawasaki Frontale and the Japanese national team.[1]

Club statistics[edit]

Updated to 22 February 2019.[2]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup AFC Total
2008 Mito HollyHock J2 League 5 0 0 0 5 0
2010 Kawasaki
Frontale
J1 League 6 0 2 2 0 0 8 2
2011 32 12 3 2 4 2 39 14
2012 26 6 3 2 6 2 35 10
2013 23 5 2 0 8 2 33 7
2014 30 12 2 0 2 0 6 3 40 15
2015 18 5 2 0 1 0 21 5
2016 32 15 3 1 2 0 37 16
2017 34 23 2 0 5 0 10 6 51 29
2018 27 15 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 33 16
Career total 233 93 20 7 28 6 20 9 1 1 302 116

1=Japanese Super Cup appearances

National team statistics[edit]

[3]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2014 2 0
2015 0 0
2016 6 0
2017 3 2
2018 3 0
Total 14 2

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 December 2017 Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan  China PR 1–0 2–1 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship
2. 16 December 2017 Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan  South Korea 1–0 1–4 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Yu Kobayashi Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 25 August 2009.
  2. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411420 (p. 26 out of 289)
  3. ^ Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)
  4. ^ "Kobayashi, Yu". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 December 2017.

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