2009 Emperor's Cup

The 89th Emperor's Cup began on September 19, 2009 and ended on January 1, 2010 with the final at National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. Gamba Osaka won the title for two years in a row. Since Gamba already confirmed 2010 AFC Champions League berth, the last spot of ACL for J.League club is awarded to Sanfrecce Hiroshima, which finished as 4th place of 2009 J.League Division 1.

2009 Emperor's Cup
Country Japan
Teams88
ChampionsGamba Osaka
(3rd title)
Runners-upNagoya Grampus
Matches played87
Top goal scorer(s)Lucas (8 goals)
2008
2010

CalendarEdit

Round Dates Matches Clubs New entries this round
First Round September 19–21 24 48 → 24
  • 47 Prefectural Qualifying Cup winners
  • 1 University Qualifying Cup winning club
Second Round October 10–12 32 24+18+18+4 → 32
  • 18 J1 clubs
  • 18 J2 clubs
  • 4 JFL seeded clubs
Third Round October 31–November 1
November 11[1]
16 32 → 16
Fourth Round November 14–15 8 16 → 8
Quarterfinals December 12 4 8 → 4
Semifinals December 29 2 4 → 2
Final January 1, 2010 1 2 → 1
  1. ^ November 11 is a substituting match date for Kawasaki Frontale and FC Tokyo which are playing the 2009 J.League Cup final on November 3.

ParticipantsEdit

Starting in the First RoundEdit

Prefectural finals winners – 47 teams
Prime Minister Cup University football tournament winners – 1 team

Starting in the Second RoundEdit

J.League Division 1 – 18 teams
J.League Division 2 – 18 teams
Japan Football League – 4 teams

※Clubs ranked from first to fourth at the end of the 17th week of 2009 Japan Football League.

MatchesEdit

All matches are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

First RoundEdit

Arte Takasaki3 – 0F.C. Koun
Okoshi   43'
Kubota   61'
Otani   71'
Report


FC Gifu Second1 – 3Japan Soccer College
Matsue   69' (pen.) Report Ueda   44'
Unozawa   65'80'
Attendance: 560
Referee: Takao Onshi

Arterivo Wakayama2 – 3Saga Higashi High School
Tamaru   21'
Shin   88'
Report Okamoto   30'
Okizaki   57'
Matsuyama   83'


Norbritz Hokkaido0 – 4Fukuoka University
Report Muta   15'
Nagai   22'
Ishizu   42'70'


Fukushima United3 – 3 (a.e.t.)Shobi University
Murase   22'83'
Tokisaki   36'
Report Yamamoto   6'7'
Otani   63'
Penalties
Kisu Kim  
Konchyon Kim  
Fukasawa  
Kanaoya  
3 – 1   Yamamoto
  Ebisawa
  Takeutsu
  Kanai
Attendance: 665



TDK SC1 – 2Sony Sendai
Yokoyama   16' Report Machida   32'
Konta   65'


Matsumoto Yamaga1 – 0FC Kariya
Kakimoto   28' Report
Attendance: 1,469
Referee: Ryo Hirama

Mie Chukyo University0 – 7Honda FC
Report Nitta   24'79'
  35' (o.g.)
Suzuki   36'
  70' (o.g.)
Kawashima   71'
Hayasaka   89'

Okinawa Kariyushi FC4 – 1Tokushima Vortis Second
Sakurada   12'41' (pen.)
Asano   35'
Kishima   43'
Report Sakashi   56'

Honda Lock4 – 0Kumamoto Gakuen University
Harada   19'43'50'
Yamasaki   48'
Report

Ehime FC Shimanami0 – 4Kochi University
Report Kagawa   39'
Sanetou   60'
Shibano   73'84'
Attendance: 698
Referee: Ushio Kosone



Grulla Morioka2 – 4Meiji University
Nakata   13'89' Report Yamada   2'
Hida   43'
Yamamura   63'
Sakano   78'

Nara Club1 – 0Saurcos Fukui
Yabe   61' Report

Biwako Seikei Sport College0 – 1SP Kyoto
Report Nakai   17'

Vertfee Takahara Nasu4 – 3 (a.e.t.)Hachinohe University
Honda   22'
Takahide   101'
Tanekura   107'
Etou   112'
Report Imano   87'
Horie   95'
Sato   114'

Valiente Toyama0 – 7Kansai University
Report Kanazono   22'69'
Tanaka   51'
Nishioka   60'
Kiyomi   63' (pen.)
Nishiguchi   73'
Sato   79'

Second RoundEdit

Kashima Antlers1 – 0Arte Takasaki
Marquinhos   79' Report
Attendance: 5,040
Referee: Kouji Tanabe

Ehime FC2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Avispa Fukuoka
Dodo   22'
Uchimura   44'
Report Kurobe   41'
Nakaharai   72'
Penalties
Tanaka  
Mikami  
Tamori  
Uchida  
2 – 4   Takahashi
  Nakajima
  Suzuki
  S. Abe
Attendance: 1,216

Vissel Kobe5 – 0Tokai University
Mogi   10'27'40'
Ishibitsu   47'
Botti   67' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 2,587


Sanfrecce Hiroshima5 – 0Japan Soccer College
Hattori   9'
Takahagi   25'
Kashiwagi   37'
Takayanagi   53'
Hirashige   80'
Report
Attendance: 3,485
Referee: Tadashi Kouse

Sagan Tosu5 – 0Saga Higashi High School
Yamase   44'
  63' (o.g.)
Tozin   72'
Ikeda   88'
Samuel   89'
Report

Gamba Osaka5 – 2Ryutsu Keizai University
Sasaki   28'
Myojin   34'
Pedro Júnior   37'
Bando   53'
Lucas   81'
Report Hosogai   19'
Fuyama   39'

Mito HollyHock2 – 3 (a.e.t.)Fukuoka University
Arata   9'55' Report Fujita   8'
Tahashi   70'
Nagai   97'


Cerezo Osaka1 – 2Fukushima United
Inui   44' (pen.) Report Odagiri   13'
Tokisaki   89'
Attendance: 2,449

Kawasaki Frontale6 – 1Renofa Yamaguchi
Chong Tese   22'46'54'
Renatinho   59'77' (pen.)
Igawa   88'
Report Kashihara   23'


FC Tokyo4 – 0Kamatamare Sanuki
Kajiyama   10'
Suzuki   16'
Bruno Quadros   35'
Akamine   42'
Report
Attendance: 7,203

Thespa Kusatsu3 – 1Sagawa Shiga
Sakurada   37'
Goto   43'
Tokura   46'
Report Yamane   79'

Sony Sendai2 – 4Omiya Ardija
Machida   85'
Okubo   86'
Report Ichikawa   20'72'
Dudu   22'
Neretljak   82'

Vegalta Sendai1 – 0 (a.e.t.)Zweigen Kanazawa
Sekiguchi   90' Report
Attendance: 4,429
Referee: Eiji Kawai

Matsumoto Yamaga2 – 0Urawa Red Diamonds
Kakimoto   12'
T. Abe   72'
Report
Attendance: 14,494
Referee: Junpei Iida

FC Gifu1 – 0Tochigi SC
Satō   55' Report
Attendance: 2,345


JEF United Chiba3 – 0Honda FC
Maki   49'
Wada   62'
Arai   81'
Report
Attendance: 5,456

Nagoya Grampus4 – 0Okinawa Kariyushi FC
Alex   42' (pen.)
Burzanović   68'80'
Maki   86'
Report

Tokyo Verdy0 – 1Honda Lock
Report Fujita   84' (pen.)
Attendance: 1,696

Júbilo Iwata2 – 0Kochi University
Inuzuka   42'
Funatani   81'
Report
Attendance: 2,355


Montedio Yamagata2 – 0Nippon Bunri University
Akahoshi   29'
Hirose   33'
Report

Shonan Bellmare0 – 1Meiji University
Report Mita   31'

Nara Club0 – 3Albirex Niigata
Report Éverton Santos   6'15'
Yano   43'

Roasso Kumamoto2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Yokohama FC
Yoshii   49'
Nishimori   115'
Report Yathuda   72'
Nanba   119'
Penalties
Nishimori  
Fukuo  
Yano  
Nakayama  
2 – 4   Ahn Hyo-Yeon
  Katayama
  Yathuda
  Nishida
Attendance: 3,109
Referee: Naohito Ogawa

Shimizu S-Pulse2 – 0SP Kyoto
Hara   46'
Marcos Paulo   82'
Report

Consadole Sapporo2 – 1Gainare Tottori
Nishijima   28'
Quirino   87' (pen.)
Report Tomiyama   7'

Kyoto Sanga4 – 0Vertfee Takahara Nasu
Hayashi   15'
Yanagisawa   24'
Miyayoshi   76'
Diego   79'
Report

Ventforet Kofu3 – 3 (a.e.t.)Kansai University
Toma   39'
Kim Sin-Young   62'
Maranhão   82'
Report Kanazono   21'61'
Sato   34'
Penalties
Yamamoto  
Morita  
Maranhão  
Kuniyoshi  
Hayashi  
4 – 3   Kiyomi
  Hirano
  Usami
  Nishioka
  Kanazono
Attendance: 3,605

Third RoundEdit

Kashima Antlers3 – 0Avispa Fukuoka
Koroki   22'
Nozawa   35'
Danilo   42'
Report

Vissel Kobe1 – 0Kashiwa Reysol
Ōkubo   69' Report
Attendance: 3,256
Referee: Kiwamu Hirose

Sanfrecce Hiroshima2 – 3Sagan Tosu
Morita   53'
Satō   56'
Report Yamase   17'
Watanabe   61'
Havenaar   89'

Gamba Osaka6 – 1Fukuoka University
Endō   21'
Lucas   33'53'64'
Kaji   58'
Shimohira   87'
Report Nagai   49'
Attendance: 3,459
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Yokohama F. Marinos4 – 1Fukushima United
Watanabe   11'
Sakata   17'
Tanaka   43'
Kano   74'
Report Tokisaki   72'
Attendance: 5,499

Kawasaki Frontale3 – 1Kataller Toyama
Kurotsu   29'
Kimura   70'
Yajima   78'
Report Kawasaki   44'

FC Tokyo3 – 2Thespa Kusatsu
Sahara   32'
Nakamura   63'
Hirayama   76'
Report Tokura   58'
Takada   81'
Attendance: 1,684
Referee: Ryuuji Satou

Omiya Ardija1 – 2 (a.e.t.)Vegalta Sendai
Neretljak   37' (pen) Report Nakashima   27'
Ryang Yong-Gi   102'

Matsumoto Yamaga1 – 4FC Gifu
Kobayashi   60' Report Yoshimoto   22'
Satō   55'
Takagi   81' (pen)
Nishikawa   85'

Oita Trinita2 – 3JEF United Chiba
Kanazaki   77'89' Report Kudo   28'
Yonekura   68'86'
Attendance: 5,010
Referee: Junpei Iida

Nagoya Grampus2 – 0Honda Lock
Yoshimura   68'
  78' (o.g.)
Report


Montedio Yamagata0 – 3Meiji University
Report Mita   27'
Yamamoto   60'
Sakano   85'
Attendance: 2,870
Referee: Hiroki Noda



Kyoto Sanga1 – 2 (a.e.t.)Ventforet Kofu
Toyoda   21' Report Kim Sin-Young   35'
Katagiri   107'

Fourth RoundEdit

Kashima Antlers2 – 1Vissel Kobe
Nozawa   55'
Danilo   88'
Report Ishibitsu   48'

Sagan Tosu1 – 3Gamba Osaka
Havenaar   47' Report Lucas   9' (pen)
Pedro Júnior   40'
Myojin   50'
Attendance: 2,045
Referee: Tadashi Ouse

Yokohama F. Marinos1 – 2Kawasaki Frontale
Yamase   57' Report Juninho   32'
Yajima   85'
Attendance: 10,120
Referee: Hiroki Noda

FC Tokyo0 – 3Vegalta Sendai
Report Nakahara   25'
Nakashima   59'
Marcelo Soares   89'
Attendance: 4,504
Referee: Koushi Tanabe


Nagoya Grampus3 – 1Júbilo Iwata
Yoshimura   42'
Yoshida   52'
Sugimoto   83'
Report Cullen   5'
Attendance: 6,091
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Meiji University1 – 3Albirex Niigata
Yamamoto   46' Report Oshima   16'
Yano   40'64'
Attendance: 3,313
Referee: Junpei Iida

Shimizu S-Pulse3 – 0Ventforet Kofu
Hara   33'
Morita   49' (o.g.)
Nagasawa   55'
Report

QuarterfinalsEdit

Kashima Antlers1 – 2Gamba Osaka
Tashiro   45' Report Yamazaki   29'68'

Vegalta Sendai2 – 1 (a.e.t.)Kawasaki Frontale
Nakashima   36'
Hirase   108'
Report Murakami   89'
Attendance: 18,340
Referee: Minoru Tojo

Nagoya Grampus3 – 0FC Gifu
Kennedy   44'67'81' Report
Attendance: 12,211
Referee: Ryuji Sato

Shimizu S-Pulse3 – 2 (a.e.t.)Albirex Niigata
Okazaki   12'
Johnsen   86'
Kodama   104'
Report Matsushita   16' (pen.)
Yano   88'

SemifinalsEdit

Gamba Osaka2 – 1Vegalta Sendai
Lucas   3'65' Report Nakahara   58'
Attendance: 25,878

Shimizu S-Pulse1 – 1 (a.e.t.)Nagoya Grampus
Okazaki   16' Report Tamada   56' (pen.)
Penalties
Ichikawa  
Kodama  
Hara  
Okazaki  
3 – 5   Kennedy
  Alex
  K. Tamada
  Ogawa
  Sugimoto
Attendance: 19,578

FinalEdit

Gamba Osaka4 – 1Nagoya Grampus
Lucas   6'
Endō   77'90+2'
Futagawa   86'
Report Nakamura   40'
Attendance: 42,140
Referee: Kenji Oogiya

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