2019 Lunar New Year Cup

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2019 Lunar New Year Cup
豬年賀歲盃
Hong Kong Stadium-1.jpg
The Hong Kong Stadium hosted the tournament
Tournament details
Dates6–8 January 2019
Teams4 (from 2 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
Runners-up Flag of Japan.svg Sagan Tosu
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
2018
2020

The 93th 2019 Lunar New Year Cup (Chinese: 豬年賀歲盃; literally: "Year of the Pig Celebrate New Year Cup"), was the annual edition of the Lunar New Year Cup, held in Hong Kong to celebrate the Lunar New Year in early January 2019. This year, four teams were invited to participate, playing two games each in a knockout tournament.

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Format

The two semi-finals for the four participating teams were held on the first day of the Lunar New Year of Pig (5 February 2019). The winning teams entered the final and the losing teams play the third-place playoff (Both matches on the third day of the Lunar New Year, i.e. 7 February.) Draw in the semi-finals and third-place playoff were settled by penalty shootout directly, that means no extra time would be played. For the final, a thirty-minute extra time would be played after a draw. A further draw would lead to the penalty shootout.

Teams

Four teams were invited to participate: [1]

Squads

HK LNY Selection Team

Manager: Flag of England.svg Kevin Bond [2]
No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsClub
11 GK Flag of Hong Kong.svg Leung Hing Kit (1989-10-22)22 October 1989 (aged 29) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
361 GK Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Chunhui (1983-03-13)13 March 1983 (aged 35) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
142 DF Flag of England.svg Jack Sealy (1987-05-04)4 May 1987 (aged 31) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
162 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Law Hiu Chung (1995-06-10)10 June 1995 (aged 23) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
192 DF Flag of Bulgaria.svg Rosen Kolev (1990-07-04)4 July 1990 (aged 28) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
212 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Cheung Chi Yung (1989-06-30)30 June 1989 (aged 29) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
32 DF Flag of Brazil.svg David Lazari (1989-04-30)30 April 1989 (aged 29) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
62 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Leung Nok Hang (1994-11-14)14 November 1994 (aged 24) Flag of Hong Kong.svg R&F
122 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Lo Kwan Yee (1984-10-09)9 October 1984 (aged 34) Flag of Hong Kong.svg R&F
242 DF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Fong Pak Lun (1993-04-14)14 April 1993 (aged 25) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Lee Man
52 DF Flag of Spain.svg Fran González (1989-02-01)1 February 1989 (aged 30) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Lee Man
203 MF Flag of Brazil.svg Juninho (1990-12-11)11 December 1990 (aged 28) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
83 MF Flag of Cameroon.svg Mahama Awal (1991-06-10)10 June 1991 (aged 27) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
153 MF Flag of Japan.svg Shu Sasaki (1991-02-12)12 February 1991 (aged 27) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
133 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Wong Chun Ho (1990-05-31)31 May 1990 (aged 28) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
223 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Wu Chun Ming (1997-11-21)21 November 1997 (aged 21) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
173 MF Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando (1986-11-14)14 November 1986 (aged 32) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Kitchee
183 MF Flag of Spain.svg Jordi Tarrés (1981-03-16)16 March 1981 (aged 37) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Kitchee
113 MF Flag of Hong Kong.svg Cheng Siu Kwan (1997-01-13)13 January 1997 (aged 22) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Lee Man
43 MF Flag of Brazil.svg Cleiton (1986-12-09)9 December 1986 (aged 32) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Yuen Long
23 MF Flag of Spain.svg Marcos Gondra (1987-01-01)1 January 1987 (aged 32) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Dreams FC
94 FW Flag of Australia (converted).svg Travis Major (1990-02-18)18 February 1990 (aged 28) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
74 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg Chan Siu Ki (1985-07-14)14 July 1985 (aged 33) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
104 FW Flag of Hong Kong.svg Yuen Chun Sing (1993-02-16)16 February 1993 (aged 25) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Pegasus
234 FW Flag of Brazil.svg Souza (1989-09-07)7 September 1989 (aged 29) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Southern
254 FW Flag of Brazil.svg Jean Moser (1993-06-23)23 June 1993 (aged 25) Flag of Hong Kong.svg Yuen Long

Sagan Tosu

Manager: Flag of Spain.svg Lluís Carreras

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takuo Ōkubo
2 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hiromu Mitsumaru
3 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuji Takahashi
4 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Riki Harakawa
5 DF Flag of Croatia.svg  CRO Nino Galović
6 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Akito Fukuta
7 MF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Isaac Cuenca
9 FW Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Fernando Torres
11 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yohei Toyoda
13 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuzo Kobayashi
14 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yoshiki Takahashi
16 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yatsunori Shimaya
18 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yohei Takaoka
19 FW Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Cho Dong-geon
21 GK Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Kim Min-ho
No.Pos.NationPlayer
22 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Teruki Hara
24 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kazuki Anzai
25 MF Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR An Yong-woo
26 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryoya Ito
28 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hiroto Ishikawa
29 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hiroyuki Taniguchi
30 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuta Higuchi
32 FW Flag of Colombia.svg  COL Víctor Ibarbo
33 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kaisei Ishii
35 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Masato Fujita
36 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Hideto Takahashi
40 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuji Ono
41 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Daiki Matsuoka
42 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yosei Itahashi
44 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Mu Kanazaki

Auckland City

Manager: Flag of Spain.svg Ramon Tribulietx

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Eñaut Zubikarai
2 DF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Hayden McHenery
3 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Takuya Iwata
4 DF Flag of Croatia.svg  CRO Mario Bilen
5 DF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Ángel Berlanga (captain)
6 DF Flag of Vanuatu.svg  VAN Brian Kaltack
7 MF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Cameron Howieson
8 MF Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Albert Riera
9 FW Flag of Spain.svg  ESP Javier López Iglesias
10 MF Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  SOL Micah Lea'alafa
11 MF Flag of Mexico.svg  MEX Fabrizio Tavano
12 FW Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Dylan Manickum
No.Pos.NationPlayer
13 FW Flag of Sweden.svg  SWE Patrick Lundemo
14 MF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Jordan Vale
15 MF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Dan Morgan
16 FW Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Yousif Ali Al-Khalisy
17 MF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Reid Drake
18 GK Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Ruben Parker
19 FW Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  PNG David Browne
20 MF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi
21 FW Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  COK Maro Bonsu-Maro
22 MF Flag of Colombia.svg  COL Omar Guardiola
23 DF Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Alfie Rogers
24 GK Flag of New Zealand.svg  NZL Cameron Brown

Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C.

Manager: Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Li Xiaopeng

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Liu Zhenli
2 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Li Songyi
3 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Liu Junshuai
4 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Gil
5 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Zheng Zheng
6 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Wang Tong
7 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Cui Peng
11 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Liu Yang
13 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Zhang Chi
14 GK Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Wang Dalei
15 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Li Wei
16 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Zhou Haibin
17 FW Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Wu Xinghan
19 FW Flag of Italy.svg  ITA Graziano Pellè
20 GK Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Han Rongze
No.Pos.NationPlayer
21 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Liu Binbin
22 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Hao Junmin
23 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Song Long
24 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Qi Tianyu
27 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Cao Sheng
28 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Yao Junsheng
29 FW Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Cheng Yuan
30 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Chen Zhechao
32 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Róger Guedes (on loan from Palmeiras)
33 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Jin Jingdao
34 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Li Hailong
35 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Dai Lin
45 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Tian Xin
47 DF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Zhao Jianfei
53 MF Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  CHN Duan Liuyu

Fixtures and results

All times are local, HKT (UTC+8).

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
6 January
 
 
Flag of Hong Kong.svg HK LNY Selection Team 1(2)
 
8 January
 
Flag of Japan.svg Sagan Tosu 1(4)
 
Flag of Japan.svg Sagan Tosu 1
 
6 January
 
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng 3
 
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng 2
 
 
Flag of New Zealand.svg Auckland City 1
 
Third place
 
 
8 January
 
 
Flag of Hong Kong.svg HK LNY Selection Team 1
 
 
Flag of New Zealand.svg Auckland City 0

Semi-finals

Shandong Luneng Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2–1 Flag of New Zealand.svg Auckland City
Róger Guedes Soccerball shade.svg 57', 88' Report Micah Lea'alafa Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 14502
Referee: Ng Chiu Kok

Third place play-off

Final

Sagan Tosu Flag of Japan.svg 1–3 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shandong Luneng
Fernando Torres Soccerball shade.svg 59' Report
Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 21,643
Referee: Liu Kwok Man


2019 Lunar New Year Cup
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Shandong Luneng
1st time

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