2017 Emperor's Cup

The 97th Emperor's Cup (第97回天皇杯全日本サッカー選手権大会) was the 2017 edition of the annual Japanese national cup tournament, which began on 22 April 2017 and ended with the finals on 1 January 2018.[1]

2017 Emperor's Cup
Country Japan
Dates22 April 2017 – 1 January 2018
Teams88
ChampionsCerezo Osaka (4th title)
Runners-upYokohama F. Marinos
Matches played87
Goals scored292 (3.36 per match)
Attendance313,782 (3,607 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Hugo Vieira, Seiya Nakano (5 goals each)
2016
2018

Cerezo Osaka won the tournament for the first time as a J.League club. It had won the cup 43 years ago, in 1974 when the club was playing for Japan Soccer League as Yanmar Diesel. As a result of this win, Cerezo automatically qualified to the group stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League.

CalendarEdit

Round Date Matches Clubs New entries this round
First Round 22, 23 April 24 47+1 → 24
Second Round 21 June 32 24+40 → 32
  • 18 J1 clubs
  • 22 J2 clubs
Third Round 12 July
(2 August)[Footnote 1]
16 32 → 16
Fourth Round 20 September 8 16 → 8
Quarter-finals 25 October 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals 23 December 2 4 → 2
Final 1 January 2018 1 2 → 1
  1. ^ The match between Vanraure Hachinohe and Nagoya Grampus was rain-interrupted on July 12; the match was continued from the point of stoppage (60th minute, with Nagoya Grampus leading 0-1) on 2 August.

From Third round up to Quarter-finals, the team playing in lower-tier of the league system (or lower ranked team if in same level) will have home advantage. Should the home team's stadium not fulfill requirements or the playing team is involved in 2017 AFC Champions League, organizers may assign other stadium instead.[2]

Participating clubsEdit

88 clubs competed in the tournament. Clubs playing in the 2017 J1 League and 2017 J2 League received a bye to the second round of the tournament. The remaining teams entered in the first round.

2017 J1 League
all clubs
2017 J2 League
all clubs
Amateur Best Team 47 prefectural tournament winners

Schedule and resultsEdit

All times given in UTC+09:00

First RoundEdit

22 April 2017 Arterivo Wakayama2–3 (a.e.t.)FC Maruyasu OkazakiWakayama
13:00 Report Stadium: Kimiidera Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 843
Referee: Masashige Abe
22 April 2017 Iwaki FC8–2Norbritz HokkaidoFukushima
13:00 Report Stadium: Toho Stadium for Everyone
Attendance: 439
Referee: Kota Watanabe
23 April 2017 Giravanz Kitakyushu10–0R.Velho TakamatsuKitakyushu
13:00 Report Stadium: Honjō Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 1,040
Referee: Mitsuru Ooya
23 April 2017 Nirasaki Astoros1–5Briobecca UrayasuKofu
13:00 Report Stadium: Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium
Attendance: 408
Referee: Takao Ueda
22 April 2017 AC Nagano Parceiro1–0Suzuka Unlimited FCNagano
13:00 Report Stadium: Nagano U Stadium
Attendance: 1,848
Referee: Kazuyoshi Karashima
23 April 2017 FC Ryukyu5–5 (a.e.t.)
(3–5 p)
FC ImabariOkinawa
13:00 Report Stadium: Okinawa Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 882
Referee: Keigo Sendachi
23 April 2017 Verspah Oita2–1Kochi United SCŌita
13:00 Report Stadium: Ōita Bank Dome
Attendance: 602
Referee: Masaki Kuniyoshi
23 April 2017 Honda FC3–1 (a.e.t.)Biwako Seikei Sport CollegeHamamatsu
13:00 Report Stadium: Honda Miyakoda Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 900
Referee: Yasuhiro Uchida
22 April 2017 Blaublitz Akita1–2Kokushikan UniversityAkita
13:00 Report Stadium: Akigin Stadium
Attendance: 587人
Referee: Naoto Uehara
23 April 2017 YSCC Yokohama1–2Tsukuba UniversityHiratsuka
13:00 Report Stadium: Shonan BMW Stadium Hiratsuka
Attendance: 461
Referee: Syuhei Ishimaru
23 April 2017 Grulla Morioka2–0Sony Sendai FCMorioka
13:00 Report Stadium: Iwate Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 394
Referee: Dai Matsumoto
23 April 2017 Kataller Toyama1–0Amitie SC KyotoToyama
13:00 Report Stadium: Toyama Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 1,051
Referee: Kenshi Uda
22 April 2017 FC Osaka4–1Saga UniversityOsaka
14:00 Report Stadium: Yanmar Stadium Nagai
Attendance: 415
Referee: Taiki Tsuruoka
22 April 2017 Azul Claro Numazu1–0Saurcos FukuiNumazu
13:00 Report Stadium: Shizuoka Ashitaka Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 1,102
Referee: Yunosuke Kanetsugu
22 April 2017 Tochigi Uva FC6–1FC Parafrente YonezawaUtsunomiya
13:00 Report Stadium: Tochigi Green Stadium
Attendance: 297
Referee: Hiroki Kasahara
22 April 2017 Nara Club0–1 (a.e.t.)Vanraure HachinoheNara
13:00 Report Stadium: Naraden Field
Attendance: 367
Referee: Shingo Kuniyoshi
23 April 2017 SRC Hiroshima1–0Mitsubishi Mizushima FCFukuyama
14:00 Report Stadium: Fukuyama Takegahana Stadium
Attendance: 511
Referee: Keisuke Nobori
23 April 2017 Gainare Tottori0–1Kagoshima United FCTottori
13:00 Report Stadium: Tottori Bank Bird Stadium
Attendance: 1,311
Referee: Syu Kawamata
22 April 2017 FC Tokushima Celeste1–2MD NagasakiNaruto
13:00 Report Stadium: Pocarisweat Stadium
Attendance: 254
Referee: Naoki Wakatsuki

Second RoundEdit

21 June 2017 Kashima Antlers5–0FC Maruyasu OkazakiKashima
19:00 Report Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,273
Referee: Takuto Okabe
21 June 2017 Montedio Yamagata1–0 (a.e.t.)V-Varen NagasakiTendō
19:00 Report Stadium: ND Soft Stadium Yamagata
Attendance: 1,887
Referee: Tomokazu Sato
21 June 2017 Shimizu S-Pulse4–1Giravanz KitakyushuShizuoka
19:00 Report Stadium: IAI Stadium Nihondaira
Attendance: 1,623
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura
21 June 2017 Kashiwa Reysol1–0Briobecca UrayasuKashiwa
19:00 Report Stadium: Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,577
Referee: Yoshiro Imamura
21 June 2017 FC Machida Zelvia2–4Oita TrinitaMachida
19:00 Report Stadium: Machida Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 931
Referee: Shoichiro Mikami
21 June 2017 FC Tokyo1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 p)
AC Nagano ParceiroChōfu
19:00 Report Stadium: Ajinomoto Stadium
Attendance: 4,193
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama
21 June 2017 Fagiano Okayama0–0 (a.e.t.)
(5–3 p)
FC ImabariOkayama
19:00 Report Stadium: City Light Stadium
Attendance: 2,564
Referee: Dai Matsumoto
21 June 2017 Gamba Osaka3–0Verspah OitaSuita
19:00 Report Stadium: Suita City Football Stadium
Attendance: 3,597
Referee: Hirokazu Otsubo
21 June 2017 JEF United Chiba1–0Tokyo VerdyChiba
19:00 Report Stadium: Fukuda Denshi Arena
Attendance: 2,404
Referee: Kazuyoshi Enomoto
21 June 2017 Júbilo Iwata2–2 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p)
Honda FCIwata
19:00 Report Stadium: Yamaha Stadium
Attendance: 4,180
Referee: Koichiro Fukushima
21 June 2017 Omiya Ardija3–0Tonan MaebashiSaitama
19:00 Report Stadium: NACK5 Stadium Omiya
Attendance: 1,874
Referee: Kazuya Fujita
21 June 2017 Ehime FC2–1Kamatamare SanukiMatsuyama
19:00 Report Stadium: Ningineer Stadium
Attendance: 798
Referee: Nobutsugu Murakami
21 June 2017 Vegalta Sendai2–3Tsukuba UniversitySendai
19:00 Report Stadium: Yurtec Stadium Sendai
Attendance: 2,017
Referee: Ryosuke Yamaoka
21 June 2017 Urawa Red Diamonds3–2Grulla MoriokaSaitama
19:00 Report Stadium: Urawa Komaba Stadium
Attendance: 5,038
Referee: Futoshi Nakamura
21 June 2017 Mito HollyHock1–2 (a.e.t.)Roasso KumamotoMito
19:00 Report Stadium: K's denki Stadium Mito
Attendance: 968
Referee: Hayato Shimizu
21 June 2017 Albirex Niigata2–1 (a.e.t.)Banditonce KakogawaNiigata
19:00 Report Stadium: Denka Big Swan Stadium
Attendance: 2,338
Referee: Toru Kakinuma
21 June 2017 Zweigen Kanazawa2–0Yokohama FCKanazawa
19:00 Report Stadium: Ishikawa Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 1,103
Referee: Hajime Matsuo
21 June 2017 Kyoto Sanga0–1Azul Claro NumazuKyoto
19:00 Report Stadium: Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 1,067
Referee: Ryo Tanimoto
21 June 2017 Nagoya Grampus6–0SRC HiroshimaNagoya
19:00 Report Stadium: Paloma Mizuho Stadium
Attendance: 2,268
Referee: Taku Nagaya
21 June 2017 Tokushima Vortis0–3FC GifuNaruto
19:00 Report Stadium: Pocarisweat Stadium
Attendance: 1,108
Referee: Hiromichi Oka
21 June 2017 Sagan Tosu3–0Matsue City FCTosu
19:00 Report Stadium: Best Amenity Stadium
Attendance: 2,152
Referee: Tetsuro Yoshida
21 June 2017 Matsumoto Yamaga FC4–0MD NagasakiMatsumoto
19:00 Report Stadium: Matsumotodaira Football Stadium
Attendance: 3,368
Referee: Hiroki Kasahara

Third RoundEdit

2 August 2017 Vanraure Hachinohe1–2Nagoya GrampusNagoya
19:00 Report Stadium: Paloma Mizuho Stadium
Note: Match first played on 12 July 2017 but abandoned after during the second half due to a thunderstorm.

Fourth RoundEdit

20 September 2017 Matsumoto Yamaga FC0–2Vissel KobeMatsumoto
19:00 Report Hashimoto   23'
Watanabe   81'
Stadium: Matsumotodaira Football Stadium
Attendance: 6,721
Referee: Y. Nishimura
20 September 2017 Urawa Red Diamonds2–4Kashima AntlersKumagaya
19:00 Zlatan   59'
Muto   69'
Report Kanazaki   7'51' (pen.)
Nakamura   74'
Doi   90'
Stadium: Kumagaya Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 10,051
Referee: H. Takayama
20 September 2017 Cerezo Osaka1–0Nagoya GrampusNagoya
19:00 Fukumitsu   6' Report Stadium: Paloma Mizuho Stadium
Attendance: 6,560
Referee: Y. Imamura
20 September 2017 Tsukuba University0–2Omiya ArdijaKashima
19:00 Report Shimizu   28' (pen.)85' Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 2,429
Referee: H. Matsuo
20 September 2017 Yokohama F. Marinos3–2 (a.e.t.)Sanfrecce HiroshimaYokohama
19:00 Vieira   54' (pen.)88'120' Report Minagawa   7'
Felipe   14'
Stadium: Nippatsu Mitsuzawa Stadium
Attendance: 6,026
Referee: Y. Yamamoto
20 September 2017 AC Nagano Parceiro0–1Júbilo IwataNagano
19:00 Report Saito   52' Stadium: Nagano U Stadium
Attendance: 6,276
Referee: H. Kimura
20 September 2017 Kawasaki Frontale4–1Shimizu S-PulseKawasaki
19:00 Morimoto   8'41'49'
Eduardo   85'
Report Duke   23' Stadium: Todoroki Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 7,641
Referee: K. Fukushima
20 September 2017 Gamba Osaka2–3Kashiwa ReysolSuita
19:00 Nagasawa   60'
Ideguchi   81'
Report Cristiano   45'52'
Koga   48'
Stadium: Suita City Football Stadium
Attendance: 5,324
Referee: R. Sato

Quarter-finalsEdit

25 October 2017 Vissel Kobe1–1 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 4 p)
Kashima AntlersKobe
19:00 Havenaar   90+4' Report Shoji   63' Stadium: Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 5,186
Referee: H. Kimura
Penalties
Havenaar  
Nílton  
Watanabe  
Fujita  
Iwanami  
  Ogasawara
  Nishi
  Nakamura
  Misao
  Shoji
25 October 2017 Cerezo Osaka2–0Omiya ArdijaOsaka
19:00 Fukumitsu   23'
Sawakami   54'
Report Stadium: Kincho Stadium
Attendance: 4,526
Referee: J. Iida
25 October 2017 Yokohama F. Marinos1–0Júbilo IwataYokohama
19:00   81' (o.g.) Report Stadium: Nippatsu Mitsuzawa Stadium
Attendance: 9,696
Referee: M. Toma
25 October 2017 Kawasaki Frontale0–1Kashiwa ReysolKawasaki
19:30 Report Cristiano   61' Stadium: Todoroki Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 9,968
Referee: N. Murakami

Semi-finalsEdit

23 December 2017 Vissel Kobe1–3 (a.e.t.)Cerezo OsakaOsaka
13:00 Omori   90' Report Mizunuma   90+1'
Kakitani   98'
Souza   114'
Stadium: Nagai Stadium
Attendance: 24,833
Referee: Y. Yamamoto
23 December 2017 Yokohama F. Marinos2–1 (a.e.t.)Kashiwa ReysolKawasaki
15:05 Ito   69'
Vieira   118'
Report Lopes   11' Stadium: Todoroki Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 20,696
Referee: J. Iida

FinalEdit

1 January 2018 Cerezo Osaka2–1 (a.e.t.)Yokohama F. MarinosSaitama
14:40 Yamamura  65'
Mizunuma   95'
Report Ito   8' Stadium: Saitama Stadium 2002
Attendance: 42,029
Referee: M. Tojo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "大会・試合" (in Japanese). Japan Football Association. Retrieved 2017-06-21.
  2. ^ "第97回天皇杯全日本サッカー選手権大会 3回戦から準々決勝までの試合会場決定方法について" (in Japanese). Japan Football Association. Retrieved 2017-06-24.

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