2019 Emperor's Cup

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2019 Emperor's Cup
CountryJapan
Dates25 May 2019 – 1 January 2020
Teams88
Champions Vissel Kobe (1st title)
Runners-up Kashima Antlers
AFC Champions League Vissel Kobe
Matches played87
Goals scored272 (3.13 per match)
2018
2020

The 2019 Emperor's Cup (Emperor's Cup JFA 99th Japan Football Championship (Japanese: 天皇杯 JFA 第99回全日本サッカー選手権大会)) was the 99th edition of the annual Japanese national football cup tournament. The tournament began on 25 May and ended with the final on 1 January 2020. [1] The final was the first event held at the National Stadium after its rebuilding. [2]

Contents

The defending champions were Urawa Red Diamonds, but they lost to Honda FC in the Round of 16. [3]

Vissel Kobe won their first trophy after winning the final. As the winners, they automatically qualified to the group stage of the 2020 AFC Champions League.

Calendar

RoundDateMatchesClubsNew entries this round
First Round 25–26 May2447+1 → 24
Second Round 3–10 July3224+40 → 32
  • 18 J1 clubs
  • 22 J2 clubs
Third Round 14 August1632 → 16
Fourth Round 18–25 September816 → 8
Quarter-finals 23 October48 → 4
Semi-finals 21 December24 → 2
Final 1 January 202012 → 1

First round

The draw for the first three rounds was held on 4 April 2019. [4]

26 May 2019 Blaublitz Akita 0–3 Meiji University
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Honda Lock 5–1 FC Tokushima
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Tochigi City 0–2 Vanraure Hachinohe
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 AC Nagano Parceiro 1–0 Niigata University of Health and Welfare
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Matsue City 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
Kamatamare Sanuki
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Briobecca Urayasu 0–1 Hosei University
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Fukui United 2–4 Honda FC
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Veertien Mie 3–2 (a.e.t.) Kwansei Gakuin University
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 MD Nagasaki 0–1 Kochi United
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Hokkaido University of Education, Iwamizawa Campus 0–2 Ryutsu Keizai University FC
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Nara Club 1–2 Ritsumeikan University
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Iwaki FC 2–3 Sendai University
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Matsuyama University 0–2 Okinawa SV
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 SRC Hiroshima 1–2 National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Gainare Tottori 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
International Pacific University
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Arterivo Wakayama 3–0 Saga LIXIL FC
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Giravanz Kitakyushu 6–0 Tokuyama University
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Thespakusatsu Gunma 1–0 (a.e.t.) Tokyo International University
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Gifu Kyoritsu University 2–4 Hokuriku University
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Roasso Kumamoto 2–0 Verspah Oita
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Iwate Grulla Morioka 1–0 Yamanashi Gakuin University Pegasus
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 Toin University of Yokohama 8–0 Yamagata University, Faculty of Medicine
13:00 Report
25 May 2019 MIO Biwako Shiga 0–2 FC Osaka
13:00 Report
26 May 2019 Kataller Toyama 2–0 FC Kariya
13:00 Report

Second round

3 July 2019 Kawasaki Frontale 1–0 Meiji University Todoroki Athletics Stadium, Kawasaki
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 JEF United Chiba 0–3 Fagiano Okayama Fukuda Denshi Arena, Chiba
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Júbilo Iwata 5–2 Honda Lock Yamaha Stadium, Iwata
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Matsumoto Yamaga 2–3 (a.e.t.) Vanraure Hachinohe Matsumoto Stadium, Matsumoto
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Shimizu S-Pulse 1–0 AC Nagano Parceiro IAI Stadium Nihondaira, Shizuoka
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Avispa Fukuoka 2–1 (a.e.t.) Kagoshima United Level5 Stadium, Fukuoka
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Gamba Osaka 7–1 Kamatamare Sanuki Panasonic Stadium Suita, Suita
19:00 Report
10 July 2019 Tokyo Verdy 0–2 Hosei University Ajinomoto Field Nishigaoka, Tokyo
18:30 Report
3 July 2019 Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 2–4 Honda FC Sapporo Atsubetsu Stadium, Sapporo
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Tokushima Vortis 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(5–3 p)
Ehime FC Pocarisweat Stadium, Naruto
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Shonan Bellmare 0–4 Veertien Mie Shonan BMW Stadium Hiratsuka, Shonan
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 V-Varen Nagasaki 2–1 (a.e.t.) Kochi United Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Urawa Red Diamonds 2–1 Ryutsu Keizai University FC Urawa Komaba Stadium, Saitama
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Mito HollyHock 1–0 Kyoto Sanga K's denki Stadium Mito, Mito
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Yokohama F. Marinos 2–1 Ritsumeikan University NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama
19:00 Report
10 July 2019 Yokohama FC 2–1 Sendai University NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4–0 Okinawa SV Fukuyama Takegahana Park Stadium, Fukuyama
18:30 Report
3 July 2019 Zweigen Kanazawa 1–0 Albirex Niigata Ishikawa West Green Park Stadium, Kanazawa
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Nagoya Grampus 0–3 National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya Paloma Mizuho Stadium, Nagoya
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Oita Trinita 4–1 Gainare Tottori Oita Bank Dome, Oita
19:00 Report
10 July 2019 Cerezo Osaka 3–1 (a.e.t.) Arterivo Wakayama Yanmar Stadium Nagai, Osaka
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Renofa Yamaguchi 2–1 FC Ryukyu Ishin Me-Life Stadium, Yamaguchi
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Vissel Kobe 4–0 Giravanz Kitakyushu Noevir Stadium Kobe, Kobe
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Omiya Ardija 2–1 (a.e.t.) Thespakusatsu Gunma NACK5 Stadium, Saitama
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Kashima Antlers 3–1 Hokuriku University Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Montedio Yamagata 1–2 Tochigi SC ND Soft Stadium Yamagata, Tendo
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Sagan Tosu 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
Roasso Kumamoto Ekimae Real Estate Stadium, Tosu
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Kashiwa Reysol 4–0 Iwate Grulla Morioka Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, Kashiwa
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 FC Tokyo 1–0 Toin University of Yokohama Ajinomoto Stadium, Chofu
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Ventforet Kofu 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
FC Gifu Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium, Kofu
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Vegalta Sendai 4–1 FC Osaka Yurtec Stadium Sendai, Sendai
19:00 Report
3 July 2019 Machida Zelvia 0–1 Kataller Toyama Machida Athletic Stadium, Machida
19:00 Report

Third round

14 August 2019 Kawasaki Frontale 2–1 (a.e.t.) Fagiano Okayama City Light Stadium, Okayama
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Júbilo Iwata 6–0 Vanraure Hachinohe Yamaha Stadium, Iwata
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Shimizu S-Pulse 1–0 Avispa Fukuoka Level5 Stadium, Fukuoka
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Gamba Osaka 0–2 Hosei University Ajinomoto Field Nishigaoka, Tokyo
18:30 Report
14 August 2019 Honda FC 2–0 Tokushima Vortis Pocarisweat Stadium, Naruto
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Veertien Mie 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 p)
V-Varen Nagasaki Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Urawa Red Diamonds 2–1 Mito HollyHock K's denki Stadium Mito, Mito
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Yokohama F. Marinos 2–1 Yokohama FC NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2–1 Zweigen Kanazawa Edion Stadium Hiroshima, Hiroshima
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya 1–2 (a.e.t.) Oita Trinita Oita Bank Dome, Oita
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Cerezo Osaka 3–0 Renofa Yamaguchi Ishin Me-Life Stadium, Yamaguchi
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Vissel Kobe 4–0 Omiya Ardija NACK5 Stadium, Saitama
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Kashima Antlers 4–0 Tochigi SC Tochigi Green Stadium, Utsunomiya
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Sagan Tosu 1–0 (a.e.t.) Kashiwa Reysol Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, Kashiwa
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 FC Tokyo 0–1 Ventforet Kofu Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium, Kofu
19:00 Report
14 August 2019 Vegalta Sendai 1–0 Kataller Toyama Toyama Stadium, Toyama
18:30 Report

Fourth round

The draw for the Fourth Round to the final was held on 16 August 2019. [5] There was no seeding in the draw, however, the draw took into consideration the teams whose home or away in the round of 16 were predetermined: [6]

The round of 16 matches were played on 18 September 2019, except for the matches involving Kashima Antlers and Urawa Red Diamonds, which were delayed as they were playing in the second leg of the 2019 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.

18 September 2019 Vissel Kobe 3–2 Kawasaki Frontale Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe
19:00 Report
18 September 2019 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(9–10 p)
Oita Trinita Edion Stadium Hiroshima, Hiroshima
19:00 Report
18 September 2019 Sagan Tosu 4–2 Cerezo Osaka Ekimae Real Estate Stadium, Tosu
19:00 Report
18 September 2019 Júbilo Iwata 1–1 (a.e.t.)
(3–4 p)
Shimizu S-Pulse Yamaha Stadium, Iwata
19:00 Report
25 September 2019 Kashima Antlers 4−1 Yokohama F. Marinos Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
19:00 Report
25 September 2019 Urawa Red Diamonds 0−2 Honda FC Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama
19:00 Report
18 September 2019 V-Varen Nagasaki 2–1 Vegalta Sendai Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya
19:00 Report
18 September 2019 Ventforet Kofu 2–1 (a.e.t.) Hosei University Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium, Kōfu
19:00 Report

Quarter-finals

23 October 2019 Vissel Kobe 1–0 Oita Trinita Noevir Stadium Kobe, Kobe
19:00 Report Referee: Yuichi Nishimura
23 October 2019 Sagan Tosu 0–1 Shimizu S-Pulse Ekimae Real Estate Stadium, Tosu
19:00 Report
23 October 2019 Kashima Antlers 1–0 Honda FC Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
19:00 Report
23 October 2019 V-Varen Nagasaki 2–1 Ventforet Kofu Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya
19:00 Report

Semi-finals

21 December 2019 Vissel Kobe 3–1 Shimizu S-Pulse Noevir Stadium Kobe, Kobe
14:05
Report
Attendance: 22,341
Referee: H. Kimura
21 December 2019 Kashima Antlers 3–2 V-Varen Nagasaki Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima
16:05
Report
Attendance: 15,760
Referee: M. Tōjō

Final

The final was played on 1 January 2020 at the newly rebuilt National Stadium in Tokyo.

1 January 2020 Vissel Kobe 2–0 Kashima Antlers National Stadium, Tokyo
14:35
Report Attendance: 57,597
Referee: Ryuji Sato

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