2018 Emperor's Cup Final

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2018 Emperor's Cup Final
DateDecember 9, 2018
Venue Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama

2018 Emperor's Cup Final was the 98th final of the Emperor's Cup competition. The final was played at Saitama Stadium 2002 in Saitama on December 9, 2018. Urawa Reds won the championship. [1]

The 98th Emperor's Cup was the 2018 edition of the annual Japanese national football cup tournament, which began on 26 May 2018 and ended with the final on 9 December 2018 at the Saitama Stadium 2002. The final was held earlier than the usual date of 1 January due to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Emperors Cup

The Emperor's Cup JFA All-Japan Soccer Championship Tournament, commonly known as The Emperor's Cup or The Emperor's Cup Soccer, is a Japanese association football competition. It has the longest tradition of any football tournament in Japan, dating back to 1921, before the formation of the J. League, Japan Football League and their predecessor, Japan Soccer League. Before World War II, teams could qualify not only from Japan proper but also from Korea, Taiwan, and sometimes Manchukuo. The women's counterpart is the Empress's Cup.

Saitama Stadium 2002 football stadium

Saitama Stadium 2002, often called Saitama Stadium or simply Saisuta (埼スタ), is a football stadium located in Midori-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.


Match details

Urawa Reds 1-0 Vegalta Sendai
Tomoya Ugajin Soccerball shade.svg 13' Report
Urawa Reds
GK1 Flag of Japan.svg Shusaku Nishikawa
DF31 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Iwanami
DF22 Flag of Japan.svg Yuki Abe
DF5 Flag of Japan.svg Tomoaki Makino
MF27 Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Hashioka
MF16 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Aoki
MF3 Flag of Japan.svg Tomoya Ugajin
MF15 Flag of Japan.svg Kazuki Nagasawa
MF10 Flag of Japan.svg Yōsuke Kashiwagi Sub off.svg 62'
FW9 Flag of Japan.svg Yuki Muto Sub off.svg 84'
FW30 Flag of Japan.svg Shinzo Koroki Sub off.svg 90+5'
GK28 Flag of Japan.svg Haruki Fukushima
DF26 Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Ogiwara
DF46 Flag of Japan.svg Ryota Moriwaki
MF29 Flag of Japan.svg Kai Shibato Sub on.svg 62'
FW19 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Andrew Nabbout
FW20 Flag of Japan.svg Tadanari Lee Sub on.svg 84'
FW21 Flag of Slovenia.svg Zlatan Sub on.svg 90+5'
Flag of Brazil.svg Oswaldo de Oliveira
Vegalta Sendai
GK1 Flag of Japan.svg Daniel Schmidt
DF13 Flag of Japan.svg Yasuhiro Hiraoka
DF27 Flag of Japan.svg Kazuki Oiwa
DF6 Flag of Japan.svg Ko Itakura
MF34 Flag of Japan.svg Keiya Shiihashi Sub off.svg 80'
MF7 Flag of Japan.svg Hiroaki Okuno
MF29 Flag of Japan.svg Shota Kobayashi Sub off.svg 67'
MF23 Flag of Japan.svg Yoshihiro Nakano
FW16 Flag of Japan.svg Gakuto Notsuda
FW19 Flag of Japan.svg Ryo Germain Sub off.svg 67'
FW11 Flag of Japan.svg Naoki Ishihara
GK21 Flag of Japan.svg Kentaro Seki
DF2 Flag of Japan.svg Katsuya Nagato
MF10 Flag of North Korea.svg Ryang Yong-gi
MF15 Flag of Japan.svg Shinya Yajima Sub on.svg 80'
MF17 Flag of Japan.svg Shingo Tomita
MF40 Flag of Japan.svg Kunimitsu Sekiguchi Sub on.svg 67'
FW20 Flag of Japan.svg Takuma Abe Sub on.svg 67'
Flag of Japan.svg Susumu Watanabe

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