Sanfrecce, Gamba to square off in Nabisco Cup final

Oct 12, 2014

Sanfrecce, Gamba to square off in Nabisco Cup final

by Gus Fielding

Reigning J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima reached the final of the Nabisco Cup despite a 2-1 second-leg defeat to holders Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday. Leandro struck twice as Reysol erased their two-goal, first-leg deficit, but Naoki Ishihara rifled home with 16 minutes left to ...

Sato brace pushes Sanfrecce past Reysol

Oct 9, 2014

Sato brace pushes Sanfrecce past Reysol

Hisato Sato scored twice as reigning J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima seized control of their Nabisco Cup semifinal tie with a 2-0 first-leg home win against holders Kashiwa Reysol on Thursday night. Sato struck either side of the break at Edion Stadium to put ...

Holders Reysol march into Nabisco Cup semis

Sep 7, 2014

Holders Reysol march into Nabisco Cup semis

Kashiwa Reysol took another step toward defending their Nabisco Cup title after reaching the semifinals with a 3-1 second-leg win over Yokohama F. Marinos on Sunday night. A well-taken late header from Eduardo wrapped up the scoring to earn the holders a 5-2 aggregate ...

Holders Reysol take charge of Nabisco Cup quarterfinal

Sep 3, 2014

Holders Reysol take charge of Nabisco Cup quarterfinal

Kashiwa Reysol stayed on track to defend their Nabisco Cup title with a 2-1 win away to 10-man Yokohama F. Marinos in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Leandro opened the scoring for Reysol in the 63rd minute, only for Kosuke ...

Vissel reach Nabisco Cup quarters

Jun 1, 2014

Vissel reach Nabisco Cup quarters

Pedro Junior’s goal in the final seconds lifted Vissel Kobe to a 2-1 home win over Vegalta Sendai on Sunday and into the Nabisco Cup quarterfinals for the first time. On the final day of first-round action, defending champions Kashiwa Reysol reached the final ...

Kobe halts Shimizu's perfect Nabisco Cup run

May 24, 2014

Kobe halts Shimizu's perfect Nabisco Cup run

Vissel Kobe ended Shimizu S-Pulse’s perfect start to the Nabisco Cup campaign with a 2-1 away win on Saturday. Jung Woo-young opened the scoring for Kobe shortly after the half hour. Milivoje Novakovic equalized on the other side of halftime in the 63rd minute, ...

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Nov 2, 2013

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Kashiwa Reysol completed their domestic trophy collection under manager Nelsinho with a resilient 1-0 victory over Urawa Reds in the Nabisco Cup final on Saturday. Man of the match Masato Kudo headed home the lone goal in first-half injury time as Kashiwa lifted the ...

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Nov 1, 2013

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Former Asian champions Urawa Reds hope to end a six-year title drought in Saturday’s Nabisco Cup final against Emperor’s Cup holders Kashiwa Reysol. Reds have not won a single trophy since rising to the top of the continent with victory in the 2007 Asian ...

Reds, Reysol earn spots in Nabisco Cup final

Oct 12, 2013

Reds, Reysol earn spots in Nabisco Cup final

Urawa Reds will face Kashiwa Reysol in the Nabisco Cup final after defeating Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 in the second leg of the semifinals on Saturday. After a 3-3 aggregate, Reds reached the Nov. 2 showdown at Tokyo’s National Stadium on away goals thanks to ...

Marinos oust champion Antlers from Nabisco Cup

Jul 1, 2013

Marinos oust champion Antlers from Nabisco Cup

Brazilian striker Marquinhos helped Yokohama F. Marinos reach the semifinals of the Nabisco Cup at the expense of his former club on Sunday in a 3-1 win at home to holders Kashima Antlers. Yokohama went through 5-1 on aggregate, and Kawasaki Frontale also completed ...

Marinos claim first-leg advantage over Antlers

Jun 24, 2013

Marinos claim first-leg advantage over Antlers

Brazilian striker Marquinhos put a significant dent in his former club’s bid for a third consecutive Nabisco Cup title as Yokohama F. Marinos beat Kashima Antlers 2-0 away in the first leg of their quarterfinal meeting on Sunday. Former Japan playmaker Shunsuke Nakamura put ...