2005 J.League Cup

The 2005 J.League Cup, officially the 2005 Yamazaki Nabisco Cup, was the 3rd edition of Japan association football league cup tournament and the 13th edition under the current J.League Cup format. The championship started on March 19, and finished on November 5, 2005.

Teams from the J1 took part in the tournament. Yokohama F. Marinos and Júbilo Iwata were given a bye to the quarter-final due to their qualification for the AFC Champions League. The rest of 16 teams started from the group stage, where they're divided into four groups. The group winners of each group qualifies for the quarter-final along with the 2 best runners-up, and the two teams which qualified for the AFC Champions League.

Group stageEdit

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter finalsEdit

First legEdit

JEF United Chiba3 – 2Júbilo Iwata
Hanyu   6'
Nakajima   30'
Yoda   84'
Maeda   44'
Kikuchi   88'
Attendance: 10,522
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Cerezo Osaka0 – 3Gamba Osaka
Sidiclei   18'
Hashimoto   54'
Ienaga   86'
Attendance: 12,863
Referee: Tsutomu Anazawa

Shimizu S-Pulse0 – 1Urawa Red Diamonds
Hasebe   36'
Attendance: 12,572
Referee: Yoshitsugu Katayama

Omiya Ardija0 – 1Yokohama F. Marinos
Kurihara   85'
Attendance: 9,525
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Second legEdit

Gamba Osaka2 – 2Cerezo Osaka
Fernandinho   17'
Araújo   89'
Ze Carlos   7'
Furuhashi   62'
Attendance: 11,155
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

Júbilo Iwata2 – 2JEF United Chiba
Maeda   60'
Kim Jin-Kyu   68'
Maki   35'
Abe   65'
Attendance: 9,574
Referee: Masayoshi Okada

Urawa Red Diamonds1 – 0Shimizu S-Pulse
Hasebe   88'
Attendance: 31,754
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Yokohama F. Marinos3 – 1Omiya Ardija
Sakata   15'
Matsuda   60'
Shimizu   85'
Nishimura   29'
Attendance: 10,165
Referee: Kiyoshi Ota

Semi finalsEdit

First legEdit

Gamba Osaka1 – 0Yokohama F. Marinos
Araújo   82'
Attendance: 7,049
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama

Urawa Red Diamonds1 – 3JEF United Chiba
Ponte   44' Maki   1',   17'
Popescu   55'
Attendance: 17,265
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada

Second legEdit

JEF United Chiba2 – 2Urawa Red Diamonds
Abe   47',   86' Tulio   19'
Tanaka   27'
Attendance: 11,286
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

Yokohama F. Marinos1 – 0 (a.e.t.)Gamba Osaka
Nasu   30'
Penalties
Yamase  
Ohashi  
Dutra  
1 – 4   Endo
  Araújo
  Matsunami
  Oguro
Attendance: 11,370
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

FinalEdit

JEF United Chiba0 – 0 (a.e.t.)Gamba Osaka
Penalties
Abe  
Mizuno  
Kudo  
Hayashi  
Maki  
5 – 4   Endo
  Araújo
  Sidiclei
  Oguro
  Yamaguchi
Attendance: 45,039
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Top goalscorersEdit

Goalscorers Goals Team
  Araújo
6
Gamba Osaka
  Emerson
5
Urawa Red Diamonds
  Yuki Abe
5
JEF United Chiba
  Popescu
5
JEF United Chiba
  Washington
5
Tokyo Verdy 1969

AwardsEdit

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