2014 J.League Cup

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2014 J.League Cup
Yamazaki Nabisco Cup
CountryFlag of Japan.svg Japan
Teams18
Champions Gamba Osaka
Runners-up Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Matches played55
Goals scored169 (3.07 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Cristiano (6 goals)
2013
2015

The 2014 J.League Cup, also known as the 2014 Yamazaki Nabisco Cup for sponsoring purposes, is the 39th edition of the most prestigious Japanese soccer league cup tournament and the 22nd edition under the current J.League Cup format.

Contents

Format

Teams from the J.League Division 1 will take part in the tournament. Cerezo Osaka, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Yokohama F. Marinos and Kawasaki Frontale were given a bye to the quarter-finals due to qualification in the 2014 AFC Champions League. The remaining 14 teams started from the group stage, where they were divided into two groups of seven. The group winners and the runners-up of each group qualified for the quarter-final along with the four teams which qualified for the AFC Champions League.

Group stage

Standings

Results

All times are JST (UTC+9)

Group A

Gamba Osaka 2 0 Vissel Kobe
Lins Soccerball shade.svg 47'
A. Sato Soccerball shade.svg 53'
Report
Attendance: 8,378
Referee: Hajime Matsuo
FC Tokyo 3 1 Kashima Antlers
Kawano Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Ota Soccerball shade.svg 10'
Mita Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Report Motoyama Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Attendance: 10,353
Shimizu S-Pulse 4 0 Vegalta Sendai
Nagasawa Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Omae Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Novaković Soccerball shade.svg 68', 74'
Report

Vegalta Sendai 1 1 FC Tokyo
Kamata Soccerball shade.svg 62' Edu Soccerball shade.svg 77' (pen.)
Attendance: 7,094
Referee: Coote David
Kashima Antlers 3 1 Sagan Tosu
Davi Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Umebachi Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Luís Alberto Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Hayasaka Soccerball shade.svg 22'
Attendance: 6,966
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura
Shimizu S-Pulse 1 0 Gamba Osaka
Nagasawa Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Attendance: 8,033
Referee: Minoru Tojo

Vegalta Sendai 1 2 Kashima Antlers
Muto Soccerball shade.svg 60' Nozawa Soccerball shade.svg 41'
Akasaki Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Attendance: 7,583
Referee: Takuya Maeda
Vissel Kobe 0 3 FC Tokyo
Muto Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Edu Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Hirayama Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Attendance: 6,455
Referee: Yudai Yamamoto
Sagan Tosu 0 2 Gamba Osaka
Omori Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Ogawa Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Attendance: 4,972
Referee: Yoshiro Imamura

FC Tokyo 2 3 Shimizu S-Pulse
Edu Soccerball shade.svg 18', 87' T. Takagi Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Omae Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Novaković Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Attendance: 8,749
Referee: Kazuyoshi Enomoto
Gamba Osaka 2 1 Kashima Antlers
Kurata Soccerball shade.svg 4'
Yonekura Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Davi Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Attendance: 8,103
Referee: Yoshiro Imamura
Vissel Kobe 3 2 Sagan Tosu
Matsumura Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Marquinhos Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Morioka Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
Bando Soccerball shade.svg 89', 90+4'
Attendance: 3,850
Referee: Takuto Okabe

Shimizu S-Pulse 1 2 Vissel Kobe
Novaković Soccerball shade.svg 63' Jung Woo-young Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Iwanami Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Attendance: 11,815
Referee: Itaru Hirose
Sagan Tosu 2 0 Vegalta Sendai
Taniguchi Soccerball shade.svg 32' (pen.)
Kiyotake Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Attendance: 4,097
Referee: Futoshi Nakamura
Gamba Osaka 3 1 FC Tokyo
Usami Soccerball shade.svg 16', 53'
Nishino Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Tokunaga Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Attendance: 12,818
Referee: Raczkowski Pawel

Vegalta Sendai 1 0 Gamba Osaka
Akamine Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Attendance: 7,965
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura
Kashima Antlers 0 3 Vissel Kobe
Sugiura Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Oya Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Hashimoto Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Attendance: 6,054
Referee: Hajime Matsuo
Sagan Tosu 2 0 Shimizu S-Pulse
Toyoda Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Mizunuma Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Attendance: 5,231
Referee: Koichiro Fukushima

Kashima Antlers 3 0 Shimizu S-Pulse
Doi Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Akasaki Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Endo Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
[Report]
Attendance: 10,667
Referee: Kenji Ogiya
FC Tokyo 0 2 Sagan Tosu
Yasuda Soccerball shade.svg 44'
Ikeda Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Attendance: 12,600
Referee: Masaaki Ikemoto
Vissel Kobe 2 1 Vegalta Sendai
Morioka Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Pedro Jùnior Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
Fujimura Soccerball shade.svg 37'

Group B

Tokushima Vortis 1 3 Albirex Niigata
Douglas Soccerball shade.svg 87' Report Suzuki Soccerball shade.svg 16', 24'
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Attendance: 4,234
Nagoya Grampus 0 1 Ventforet Kofu
Report Cristiano Soccerball shade.svg 30'
Kashiwa Reysol 2 1 Urawa Red Diamonds
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 43' (pen.)
Watanabe Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Report Umesaki Soccerball shade.svg 17'

Ventforet Kofu 1 1 Kashiwa Reysol
Cristiano Soccerball shade.svg 84' Leandro Domingues Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Attendance: 6,174
Referee: Yosuke Kubota
Albirex Niigata 3 3 Nagoya Grampus
Kim Jin-Su Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 29'
Koizumi Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Tulio Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Yada Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Ogawa Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Attendance: 8,505
Referee: Kazuyoshi Enomoto
Urawa Red Diamonds 2 1 Omiya Ardija
Lee Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Aoki Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Hashimoto Soccerball shade.svg 30'
Attendance: 20,697
Referee: Tierney Paul

Omiya Ardija 1 1 Kashiwa Reysol
Hashimoto Soccerball shade.svg 37' Hashimoto Soccerball shade.svg 55'
Attendance: 5,082
Referee: Kenji Ogiya
Albirex Niigata 1 0 Ventforet Kofu
Suzuki Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
Attendance: 7,765
Referee: Masaaki Iemoto
Urawa Red Diamonds 4 3 Tokushima Vortis
Sakano Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Yajima Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Kinoshita Soccerball shade.svg 85' (o.g.)
Hamada Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Kubota Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Kogure Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Douglas Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Attendance: 16,294
Referee: Nobutsugu Murakami

Omiya Ardija 0 2 Nagoya Grampus
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Yano Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Attendance: 4,681
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama
Kashiwa Reysol 3 0 Albirex Niigata
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Barada Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Watanabe Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Attendance: 5,517
Referee: Koichiro Fukushima
Tokushima Vortis 1 4 Ventforet Kofu
Osaki Soccerball shade.svg 25' (pen.) Mizuno Soccerball shade.svg 5', 45+3'
Cristiano Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Fukuda Soccerball shade.svg 90'
Attendance: 3,574
Referee: Yosuke Kubota

Ventforet Kofu 3 0 Omiya Ardija
Cristiano Soccerball shade.svg 34', 44'
Kawamoto Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
Attendance: 7,534
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura
Albirex Niigata 0 1 Urawa Red Diamonds
Ono Soccerball shade.svg 88' (o.g.)
Attendance: 15,965
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida
Nagoya Grampus 2 1 Tokushima Vortis
Tamada Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Ogawa Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Kim Jong-min Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Attendance: 11,579
Referee: Akihiko Ikeuchi

Ventforet Kofu 1 2 Urawa Red Diamonds
Cristiano Soccerball shade.svg 53' Nasu Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Umesaki Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Attendance: 9,074
Referee: Takuto Okabe
Nagoya Grampus 1 0 Kashiwa Reysol
Tulio Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Attendance: 5,941
Referee: Kenji Ogiya
Tokushima Vortis 1 1 Omiya Ardija
Hamada Soccerball shade.svg 52' Kikuchi Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Attendance: 3,956
Referee: Ryuji Sato

Urawa Red Diamonds 5 2 Nagoya Grampus
Kashiwagi Soccerball shade.svg 18'
Lee Soccerball shade.svg 40', 76'
Makino Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Sekiguchi Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Nagai Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Matsuda Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Attendance: 33,837
Referee: Junpei Iida
Omiya Ardija 0 0 Albirex Niigata
Kashiwa Reysol 4 1 Tokushima Vortis
Tanaka Soccerball shade.svg 40' (pen.)
Kudo Soccerball shade.svg 45', 54'
Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Osaki Soccerball shade.svg 83'

Knock-out stage

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

 Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
               
Urawa Red Diamonds 022 
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 022 
  Sanfrecce Hiroshima 213 
  Kashiwa Reysol 022 
Kashiwa Reysol 235
  Yokohama F. Marinos 112 
   Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2
  Gamba Osaka 3
  Kawasaki Frontale 325 
Cerezo Osaka 134 
  Kawasaki Frontale 134
  Gamba Osaka 325 
Gamba Osaka 134
  Vissel Kobe 101 

Quarter-finals

First leg

Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0 0 Urawa Red Diamonds
Attendance: 6,718
Referee: Yudai Yamamoto

Yokohama F. Marinos 1 2 Kashiwa Reysol
Nakamachi Soccerball shade.svg 65' Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Kudo Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Attendance: 6,237
Referee: Junpei Iida

Cerezo Osaka 1 3 Kawasaki Frontale
Minamino Soccerball shade.svg 33' Oshima Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Moriya Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Renato Soccerball shade.svg 71' (pen.)
Attendance: 5,734

Vissel Kobe 1 1 Gamba Osaka
Marquinhos Soccerball shade.svg 64' Usami Soccerball shade.svg 11'

Second leg


Urawa Red Diamonds 2 2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Abe Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Makino Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Notsuda Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Sato Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Attendance: 17,645
Referee: Yoshiro Imamura

2-2 on aggregate. Sanfrecce Hiroshima won on away goals


Kashiwa Reysol 3 1 Yokohama F. Marinos
Kudo Soccerball shade.svg 31'
Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 64'
Eduardo Soccerball shade.svg 82'
Nakazawa Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Attendance: 8,087
Referee: Minoru Tojo

Kashiwa Reysol won 5–2 on aggregate.


Kawasaki Frontale 2 3 Cerezo Osaka
Renato Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Ōkubo Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Hasegawa Soccerball shade.svg 37', 75'
Minamino Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Attendance: 11,168

Kawasaki Frontale won 5–4 on aggregate.


Gamba Osaka 3 0 Vissel Kobe
Abe Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Usami Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Kurata Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Attendance: 11,294

Gamba Osaka won 4–1 on aggregate.


Semi-finals

First leg

Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2 0 Kashiwa Reysol
Sato Soccerball shade.svg 41', 50'
Attendance: 5,516
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

Gamba Osaka 3 1 Kawasaki Frontale
Yonekura Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Usami Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Patric Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Soccerball shade.svg 90+2' Tanaka
Attendance: 5,482
Referee: Jumpei Iida

Second leg

Kashiwa Reysol 2 – 1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Leandro Soccerball shade.svg 38', 51' Ishihara Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Attendance: 9,010
Referee: Masaaki Toma

Sanfrecce Hiroshima won 3–2 on aggregate.


Kawasaki Frontale 3 – 2 Gamba Osaka
Ōkubo Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Jeci Soccerball shade.svg 45+3'
Moriya Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Abe Soccerball shade.svg 42', 45'
Attendance: 16,211
Referee: Minoru Tōjō

Gamba Osaka won 5-4 on aggregate.


Final

Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2 3 Gamba Osaka
Sato Soccerball shade.svg 20', 35' Patric Soccerball shade.svg 38', 54'
Omori Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Saitama Stadium 2002
Attendance: 38,126
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura

Goalscorers

RankScorerClubGoals
1 Flag of Brazil.svg Cristiano Ventforet Kofu
6
T2 Flag of Brazil.svg Edu FC Tokyo
4
Flag of Japan.svg Masato Kudo Kashiwa Reysol
4
Flag of Brazil.svg Leandro Kashiwa Reysol
4
Flag of Slovenia.svg Milivoje Novaković Shimizu S-Pulse
4
Flag of Japan.svg Takashi Usami Gamba Osaka
4
T7 Flag of Japan.svg Tadanari Lee Urawa Red Diamonds
3
Flag of Japan.svg Musashi Suzuki Albirex Niigata
3
Flag of Japan.svg Junya Tanaka Kashiwa Reysol [2]
3
Flag of Japan.svg Marcus Tulio Tanaka Nagoya Grampus
3

Updated to games played on 7 September 2014
Names of players in bold are still active.
Source:

Related Research Articles

References

  1. 1 2 "2014 J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup - League Table". J.League Official Website. Archived from the original on 2014-05-24. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  2. Transferred to Sporting Clube de Portugal after the group stage.

See also