Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Jan 2, 2014

Marinos capture Emperor's Cup

Yokohama F. Marinos got payback for their heartbreaking defeat to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the J. League title race with a 2-0 victory in the last Emperor’s Cup final at the existing National Stadium on Wednesday. First-half goals from Manabu Saito and Yuji Nakazawa in ...

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Dec 29, 2013

Sanfrecce, Marinos book places in Emperor's Cup final

Japan international Shusaku Nishikawa produced three clutch saves in the shootout as J. League champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima reached the Emperor’s Cup final with a 5-4 victory on penalties over FC Tokyo on Sunday. With Sanfrecce down 3-1 in the shootout following a 0-0 draw ...

Dec 22, 2013

Sanfrecce advance to Emperor's Cup semifinals

Two-time defending J.League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima barely stayed on course for the league and Emperor’s Cup double by beating Ventforet Kofu 3-2 on penalties to reach the semifinals on Sunday. Hiroshima advanced to the last four for the first time in six years after ...

Takahagi brace powers Hiroshima past Kashima

Nov 16, 2013

Takahagi brace powers Hiroshima past Kashima

J.League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima gave themselves the mental edge for the stretch run of the season with a resounding 3-1 victory over Kashima Antlers in the Emperor’s Cup round of 16 on Saturday. Sanfrecce rode Japanese international Yojiro Takahagi’s first-half brace to reach the ...

Oct 20, 2013

Emperor's Cup holders Reysol drawn to face relegated Trinita

Holders Kashiwa Reysol will host relegated Oita Trinita in the last 16 after the Emperor’s Cup draw was held Sunday. J. League first division leaders Yokohama F. Marinos drew the competition’s only remaining amateur side, AC Nagano Parceiro, while record four-time winners Kashima Antlers were pitted ...

Fujita hat-trick sends Marinos through

Sep 11, 2013

Fujita hat-trick sends Marinos through

Yoshihito Fujita bagged a second-half hat-trick as J. League first division leaders Yokohama F. Marinos cruised past Vanraure Hachinohe 5-1 in the Emperor’s Cup second round on Wednesday. Shingo Hyodo and Manabu Saito also struck for Marinos in the rout of the Tohoku corporate ...