|Date||18 February 2017|
|Venue||Nissan Stadium, Yokohama|
|Weather|| 11.7 °C (53.1 °F) |
The 2017 Japanese Super Cup was held on 18 February 2017 between the 2016 J1 League and 2016 Emperor's Cup champions Kashima Antlers and the 2016 J1 League runners-up Urawa Red Diamonds.
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Kashima Antlers won the match 3–2; after Yasushi Endo's brace put Kashima 2–0 up before half-time, Urawa came back in the second half with a penalty scored by Shinzo Koroki and the equalizer by Yuki Muto, but a late winner from Yuma Suzuki proved to be the decisive goal.
Yasushi Endo is a Japanese footballer who plays for Kashima Antlers.
Shinzo Koroki is a Japanese football player. He is an agile striker who currently plays for J. League side Urawa Red Diamonds.
Yuki Muto is a Japanese football player.
|Kashima Antlers||3–2||Urawa Red Diamonds|
| Endo |
|Report|| Koroki |
|Statistic||Kashima Antlers||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Shots on target||4||1|
|Shots off target||4||8|
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