Honda insists he will help with goalscoring burden in Japan’s semi-final

Japan forward Keisuke Honda admits it is time for him to start scoring ahead of his side’s Asian Cup semi-final with South Korea.

Japan forward Keisuke Honda admits it is time for him to start scoring ahead of his side’s Asian Cup semi-final with South Korea.

The CSKA Moscow star has scored just once in the 2011 tournament – from the penalty spot against Syria – and knows he needs to help his teammates if they are to get through to the finale.

“I've seen people around me starting to score goals and hopefully there will be my turn,” he told reporters in Doha.

“I believe it will come at some point in the remaining two matches.”

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