2009 J.League Cup

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The 2009 J.League Cup, more widely known as the 2009 Nabisco Cup, is the 34th edition of Japan soccer league cup tournament and the 17th edition under the current J.League Cup format. The championship started on March 25, 2009 and ended on November 3, with F.C. Tokyo defeating Kawasaki Frontale 2-0 in the Final. They qualified for the 2010 Suruga Bank Championship.

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Teams from the J1 will take part in the tournament. Kashima Antlers, Kawasaki Frontale, Nagoya Grampus and Gamba Osaka were given a bye to the quarter-final due to the qualification for the AFC Champions League group stage. The rest of 14 will start from the group stage, which divided them into two groups. The group winners and the runners-up of each group will qualify for the quarter-final along with the four teams which qualified for the AFC Champions League.

Group stage

Knockout stage

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

 Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
               
Kashima Antlers 101 
Kawasaki Frontale 033 
  Kawasaki Frontale 213 
  Yokohama F. Marinos 011 
Gamba Osaka 123
  Yokohama F. Marinos 314 
   Kawasaki Frontale  
  FC Tokyo  
  Urawa Red Diamonds 202 
Shimizu S-Pulse 134 
  Shimizu S-Pulse 202
  FC Tokyo 213 
FC Tokyo 516
  Nagoya Grampus 123 

Quarter finals

First leg

Kashima Antlers 1 – 0 Kawasaki Frontale
Ogasawara Soccerball shade.svg 83' (Report)
Attendance: 7,395
Referee: Nobutsugu Murakami

Gamba Osaka 1 – 3 Yokohama F. Marinos
Nakazawa Soccerball shade.svg 49' (Report) Yamase Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Sakata Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Matsuda Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Attendance: 7,102
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura

Urawa Red Diamonds 2 – 1 Shimizu S-Pulse
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Edmilson Soccerball shade.svg 60'
(Report) Edamura Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Attendance: 21,271
Referee: Ryuji Sato

F.C. Tokyo 5 – 1 Nagoya Grampus
Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Yonemoto Soccerball shade.svg 10'
Ishikawa Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Nagatomo Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Soccerball shade.svg 75' (o.g.)
(Report) Ogawa Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Attendance: 12,226
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Second leg

Kawasaki Frontale 3 – 0 (a.e.t.) Kashima Antlers
Juninho Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Renatinho Soccerball shade.svg 94'
Chong Tese Soccerball shade.svg 102'
(Report)
Attendance: 13,581
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama

Yokohama F. Marinos 1 – 2 Gamba Osaka
Hasegawa Soccerball shade.svg 23' (Report) Myojin Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Attendance: 9,133
Referee: Masaaki Iemoto

Shimizu S-Pulse 3 – 0 Urawa Red Diamonds
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Okazaki Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Aoyama Soccerball shade.svg 62'
(Report)
Attendance: 12,014
Referee: Minoru Tojo

Nagoya Grampus 2 – 1 F.C. Tokyo
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Yoshida Soccerball shade.svg 65'
(Report) Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Attendance: 6,463
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Semi finals

First leg

Kawasaki Frontale 2 – 0 Yokohama F. Marinos
Chong Tese Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Juninho Soccerball shade.svg 57'
(Report)
Attendance: 11,850
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Shimizu S-Pulse 2 – 2 F.C. Tokyo
Johnsen Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Edamura Soccerball shade.svg 69'
(Report) Yonemoto Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Cabore Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Attendance: 10,026
Referee: Masaaki Iemoto

Second leg

Yokohama F. Marinos 1 – 1 Kawasaki Frontale
Yamase Soccerball shade.svg 68' (Report) Juninho Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Attendance: 16,467
Referee: Kenji Ogiya

F.C. Tokyo 1 – 0 Shimizu S-Pulse
Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 16' (Report)
Attendance: 22,181
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

Final

F.C. Tokyo 2 – 0 Kawasaki Frontale
Yonemoto Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 59'
(Report)
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 44,308
Referee: Shinji Murakami

Top goalscorers

GoalscorersGoalsTeam
Flag of Brazil.svg Cabore
5
F.C. Tokyo
Flag of Japan.svg Koji Yamase
5
Yokohama F. Marinos
Flag of Japan.svg Hisato Sato
5
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Flag of Japan.svg Kazuma Watanabe
4
Yokohama F. Marinos
Flag of Japan.svg Sōta Hirayama
4
F.C. Tokyo

Awards

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