1. FC Köln and Japan star Yuya Osako scored twice on Matchday 18.
1. FC Köln and Japan star Yuya Osako scored twice on Matchday 18.
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#BLMVP Matchday 18 candidate: Yuya Osako

1. FC Köln attacker Yuya Osako enjoyed what was arguably his best game for the Billy Goats, having a hand in three goals as his team swept aside SV Darmstadt 98 in a 6-1 victory on Saturday.

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The Japan international was a thorn in the side of the home defence throughout, forcing Aytac Sulu into an own-goal for the opener, before doubling his team's advantage with an excellent header. He smashed in Köln's fourth goal in the second half to nip any Darmstadt hopes of a comeback in the bud. The away side went on to score two more en route to recording their biggest Bundesliga win for almost 30 years.

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Top Facts - Yuya Osako

    Ended a 12-game goal drought by scoring his first ever header in the Bundesliga.Netted a brace in Germany's top-flight for the first time.Now has four goals and three assists this season.

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