Japan ran out comfortable winners against Afghanistan today.
Maya Yoshida is hoping to be handed more opportunities at Southampton.
The Saints faithful were delighted with the Japanese defender on social media.
Southampton have progressed to the quarter-final of this season's Capital One Cup.
Southampton have a lot of strength in depth in the defensive department.
Southampton and Leicester City played out a 2-2 draw at the weekend.
The defender says they must focus on improving defensively after conceding five goals in two games.
Southampton drew 2-2 with Newcastle United this weekend but what did Saints fans make of Maya Yoshida's contribution?
The on-loan Fulham goalkeeper has filled Southampton fans with optimism after his Europa League performance.
Southampton defeated Feyenoord 3-0 in a pre-season friendly on Thursday.