2001 J.League Cup
J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup
Country Japan
Dates4 April – 27 October 2001
Teams28
ChampionsYokohama F. Marinos (1st title)
Runners-upJúbilo Iwata
Semi-finalists
Matches played53
Goals scored130 (2.45 per match)
Attendance310,277 (5,854 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Tuto
Shoji Jo
Masashi Nakayama
Masanobu Matsunami
Tatsuhiko Kubo
Wagner Lopes
(4 goals each)
MVP AwardTatsuya Enomoto
2000
2002

Statistics of J. League Cup in the 2001 season.

Overview

It was contested by 28 teams, and Yokohama F. Marinos won the championship.

Results

1st Round

The first legs were played on 4 April, and the second legs were played on 18 April. 12 teams from the Division 1 and all 12 teams from the Division 2 entered this round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Shonan Bellmare 0–1 Kashiwa Reysol 0–1 0–0
Montedio Yamagata 2–3 Urawa Red Diamonds 2–0 0–3
Kyoto Purple Sanga 0–4 Gamba Osaka 0–2 0–2
Omiya Ardija 1–2 JEF United Ichihara 1–1 0–1
Oita Trinita 3–2 Consadole Sapporo 2–0 1–2
Júbilo Iwata 4–3 Cerezo Osaka 2–2 2–1
Yokohama FC 3–1 Tokyo Verdy 1–1 2–0
Mito HollyHock 1–4 Yokohama F. Marinos 0–1 1–3
Vegalta Sendai 3–4 Avispa Fukuoka 1–2 2–2
Sagan Tosu 1–7 Vissel Kobe 1–3 0–4
FC Tokyo 6–0 Ventforet Kofu 5–0 1–0
Albirex Niigata 0–4 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0–2 0–2
1st Leg
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Shonan Bellmare 0–1 Kashiwa Reysol Hiratsuka
19:00 Report Kato Goal 8' Stadium: Hiratsuka Stadium
Attendance: 3,036
Referee: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore)
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Montedio Yamagata 2–0 Urawa Red Diamonds Tendō
19:04 Y. Sato Goal 33'
Horii Goal 43'
Report Stadium: Yamagata Park Stadium
Attendance: 3,771
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Kyoto Purple Sanga 0–2 Gamba Osaka Kyoto
19:00 Report Matsunami Goal 8'40' Stadium: Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 3,405
Referee: Yoshitsugu Katayama
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Omiya Ardija 1–1 JEF United Ichihara Ōmiya-ku
19:01 Jorginho Goal 69' Report H. Satō Goal 84' Stadium: Omiya Football Stadium
Attendance: 2,343
Referee: Masayoshi Okada
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Oita Trinita 2–0 Consadole Sapporo Ōita
19:00 Yoshida Goal 13'
K. Sato Goal 49'
Report Stadium: Oita Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 4,419
Referee: Hirofumi Yamanishi
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Júbilo Iwata 2–2 Cerezo Osaka Iwata
19:00 Takahara Goal 77'80' Report Ōkubo Goal 6'
Manaka Goal 89'
Stadium: Júbilo Iwata Stadium
Attendance: 6,536
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Yokohama FC 1–1 Tokyo Verdy Yokohama
19:05 Morita Goal 39' Report Iio Goal 58' Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 2,935
Referee: Yasuhiro Matsuzaki
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Mito HollyHock 0–1 Yokohama F. Marinos Utsunomiya
19:00 Report Jo Goal 85' Stadium: Tochigi Green Stadium
Attendance: 6,211
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Vegalta Sendai 1–2 Avispa Fukuoka Sendai
19:00 Ōtomo Goal 69' Report Yamashita Goal 61'
Villalonga Goal 65'
Stadium: Sendai Stadium
Attendance: 5,422
Referee: Yasuhiro Hemmi
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Sagan Tosu 1–3 Vissel Kobe Tosu
19:01 Fukudome Goal 12' Report Nunobe Goal 61'
Tsuchiya Goal 79'
Miura Goal 89'
Stadium: Tosu Stadium
Attendance: 3,632
Referee: Hideaki Harada
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) FC Tokyo 5–0 Ventforet Kofu Tokyo
19:03 Lopes Goal 53'69'89'
Kagami Goal 58'
Miura Goal 73'
Report Stadium: Tokyo Stadium
Attendance: 5,885
Referee: Tetsuya Hamana
4 April 2001 (2001-04-04) Albirex Niigata 0–2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima Niigata
19:01 Report Fujimoto Goal 44'
Hattori Goal 81'
Stadium: Niigata Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 2,261
Referee: Toru Kamikawa
2nd Leg
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Kashiwa Reysol 0–0
(1–0 agg.)
Shonan BellmareKashiwa
Report Stadium: Hitachi Stadium
Attendance: 5,163
Referee: Takao Onshi
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Urawa Red Diamonds 3–0
(3–2 agg.)
Montedio YamagataUrawa-ku
Tuto Goal 15'86'
Donizete Goal 70'
Report Stadium: Urawa Komaba Stadium
Attendance: 9,919
Referee: Joji Kashihara
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Gamba Osaka 2–0
(4–0 agg.)
Kyoto Purple SangaOsaka
Matsunami Goal 40'
Vital Goal 68'
Report Stadium: Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium
Attendance: 2,638
Referee: Hiroyuki Umemoto
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) JEF United Ichihara 1–0
(2–1 agg.)
Omiya ArdijaIchihara
Milinovič Goal 56' Report Stadium: Ichihara Stadium
Attendance: 1,914
Referee: Leslie Mottram (Scotland)
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Consadole Sapporo2–1
(2–3 agg.)
Oita Trinita Muroran
Will Goal 15'43' Report K. Sato Goal 33' Stadium: Muroran Irie Stadium
Attendance: 2,439
Referee: Toru Kamikawa
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Cerezo Osaka1–2
(3–4 agg.)
Júbilo Iwata Osaka
Manaka Goal 89' Report Zivkovic Goal 87'
Nakayama Goal 89'
Stadium: Nagai Stadium
Attendance: 7,136
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Tokyo Verdy0–2
(1–3 agg.)
Yokohama FC Tokyo
Report Yokoyama Goal 36'
Sato Goal 76'
Stadium: Tokyo Stadium
Attendance: 2,960
Referee: Akio Okutani
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Yokohama F. Marinos 3–1
(4–1 agg.)
Mito HollyHockYokohama
Hato Goal 1'
Nakamura Goal 68'
Jo Goal 89'
Report Kawamura Goal 85' Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 5,078
Referee: Noboru Ishiyama
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Avispa Fukuoka 2–2
(4–3 agg.)
Vegalta SendaiFukuoka
Villalonga Goal 57'
Miyoshi Goal 89'
Report Iwamoto Goal 25'
Hasumi Goal 74'
Stadium: Hakatanomori Football Stadium
Attendance: 4,617
Referee: Shamsul Maidin (Singapore)
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Vissel Kobe 4–0
(7–1 agg.)
Sagan TosuKobe
Nunobe Goal 69'
Sidic Lei Goal 75'
Miura Goal 84'
Mori Goal 89'
Report Stadium: Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 2,190
Referee: Hiroyushi Onishi
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Ventforet Kofu0–1
(0–6 agg.)
FC Tokyo Kōfu
Report Lopes Goal 59' Stadium: Kose Sports Park Stadium
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Masayoshi Okada
18 April 2001 (2001-04-18) Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2–0
(4–0 agg.)
Albirex NiigataHiroshima
Takahashi Goal 11'
Kubo Goal 26'
Report Stadium: Hiroshima Stadium
Attendance: 2,859
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

2nd Round

The first legs were played on 13 June, and the second legs were played on 20 June. The 4 remaining teams from the Division 1 entered this round.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kashiwa Reysol 3–5 Kashima Antlers 3–1 0–4
Gamba Osaka 3–6 Urawa Red Diamonds 1–3 2–3
JEF United Ichihara 2–2 (5–4 p) Shimizu S-Pulse 1–0 1–2 (a.e.t.)
Júbilo Iwata 2–1 Oita Trinita 1–0 1–1
Yokohama FC 1–3 Kawasaki Frontale 0–1 1–2
Avispa Fukuoka 0–5 Yokohama F. Marinos 0–3 0–2
Vissel Kobe 3–4 Nagoya Grampus Eight 2–2 1–2
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 5–4 FC Tokyo 3–3 2–1 (a.e.t.)
1st Leg
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Kashiwa Reysol 3–1 Kashima Antlers Kashiwa
19:02 Watanabe Goal 20'
Kato Goal 35'
Kitajima Goal 86'
Report Yanagisawa Goal 73' Stadium: Kashiwanoha Stadium
Attendance: 7,395
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Gamba Osaka 1–3 Urawa Red Diamonds Osaka
19:01 Futagawa Goal 61' Report Ono Goal 44'83'
Tuto Goal 64'
Stadium: Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium
Attendance: 4,147
Referee: Masayoshi Okada
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) JEF United Ichihara 1–0 Shimizu S-Pulse Ichihara
19:00 unknown Goal 32' (o.g.) Report Stadium: Ichihara Stadium
Attendance: 2,219
Referee: Tetsu Karakida
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Júbilo Iwata 1–0 Oita Trinita Iwata
19:00 Shimizu Goal 17' Report Stadium: Júbilo Iwata Stadium
Attendance: 6,770
Referee: Hiroyuki Umemoto
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Yokohama FC 0–1 Kawasaki Frontale Yokohama
19:00 Report Ganaha Goal 54' Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 2,086
Referee: Noboru Ishiyama
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Avispa Fukuoka 0–3 Yokohama F. Marinos Fukuoka
19:00 Report Kazuma Goal 7'
Jo Goal 38'42'
Stadium: Hakatanomori Football Stadium
Attendance: 4,580
Referee: Kazuhiro Matsumura
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Vissel Kobe 2–2 Nagoya Grampus Eight Kobe
19:05 Yabuta Goal 42'
Watada Goal 62'
Report Ueslei Goal 36'
Hiraoka Goal 51'
Stadium: Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 4,739
Referee: Joji Kashihara
13 June 2001 (2001-06-13) Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3–3 FC Tokyo Hiroshima
19:00 Kubo Goal 40'62'63' Report Kobayashi Goal 23'65'
Kelly Goal 89'
Stadium: Hiroshima Stadium
Attendance: 2,440
Referee: Yasuhiro Matsuzaki
2nd Leg
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Kashima Antlers 4–0
(5–3 agg.)
Kashiwa ReysolKashima
19:04 unknown Goal 39' (o.g.)
Hirase Goal 57'
Suzuki Goal 69'
Yanagisawa Goal 82'
Report Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 7,848
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Urawa Red Diamonds 3–2
(6–3 agg.)
Gamba OsakaSaitama
19:05 Tuto Goal 28'
Nagai Goal 60'
Shinji Ono Goal 80'
Report Vital Goal 66'
Matsunami Goal 77'
Stadium: Urawa Komaba Stadium
Attendance: 9,285
Referee: Dick Jol (Netherlands)
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Shimizu S-Pulse2–1 (a.e.t.)
(2–2 agg.)
(4–5 p)
JEF United Ichihara Shizuoka
19:00 Sawanobori Goal 17'
Alex Goal 19'
Report Oshiba Goal 3' Stadium: Kusanagi Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 8,039
Referee: Takao Onshi
Penalties
Alex Penalty scored
Ito Penalty scored
Hiramatsu Penalty missed
Baron Penalty scored
Morioka Penalty scored
Penalty scored Choi Yong-soo
Penalty scored Muto
Penalty scored Mujčin
Penalty scored Ibata
Penalty scored Nakanishi
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Oita Trinita1–1
(1–2 agg.)
Júbilo Iwata Kumamoto
19:02 Takamatsu Goal 9' Report Nakayama Goal 66' Stadium: Kumamoto Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 9,741
Referee: Hideaki Harada
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Kawasaki Frontale 2–1
(3–1 agg.)
Yokohama FCKawasaki
19:00 Emerson Sheik Goal 28'
Watanabe Goal 51'
Report Shingi Ono Goal 60' Stadium: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium
Attendance: 3,756
Referee: Hiroyuki Onishi
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Yokohama F. Marinos 2–0
(5–0 agg.)
Avispa FukuokaYokohama
19:01 Hirama Goal 1'29' Report Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 6,256
Referee: Tetsu Karakida
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) Nagoya Grampus Eight 2–1
(4–3 agg.)
Vissel KobeNagoya
19:00 Oulida Goal 15'
Ueslei Goal 52'
Report Conceicao Goal 28' Stadium: Mizuho Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 6,476
Referee: Akio Okutani
20 June 2001 (2001-06-20) FC Tokyo1–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 agg.)
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Tokyo
19:04 Kelly Goal 44' Report Takahashi Goal 71'
Oki Golden goal 110'
Stadium: Tokyo Stadium
Attendance: 5,956
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada

Quarterfinals

The first legs were played on 8 August, and the second legs were played from 22 to 29 August.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2–4 Nagoya Grampus Eight 2–3 0–1
Júbilo Iwata 4–2 JEF United Ichihara 2–2 2–0
Urawa Red Diamonds 1–2 Kashima Antlers 1–0 0–2 (a.e.t.)
Yokohama F. Marinos 5–0 Kawasaki Frontale 3–0 2–0
1st Leg
8 August 2001 (2001-08-08) Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2–3 Nagoya Grampus Eight Hiroshima
19:01 Oki Goal 21'38' Report Nakamura Goal 27'39'
Okayama Goal 49'
Stadium: West Hiroshima Stadium
Attendance: 4,080
Referee: Leslie Mottram (Scotland)
8 August 2001 (2001-08-08) Júbilo Iwata 2–2 JEF United Ichihara Kagoshima
19:06 Nakayama Goal 36'80' Report Choi Yong-soo Goal 68'76' Stadium: Kagoshima Kamoike Stadium
Attendance: 11,038
Referee: Dick Jol (Netherlands)
8 August 2001 (2001-08-08) Urawa Red Diamonds 1–0 Kashima Antlers Saitama
19:05 Adriano Goal 89' Report Stadium: Urawa Komaba Stadium
Attendance: 12,062
Referee: Masayoshi Okada
8 August 2001 (2001-08-08) Yokohama F. Marinos 3–0 Kawasaki Frontale Yokohama
19:00 Ueno Goal 15'
Endō Goal 43'67'
Report Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 7,249
Referee: Joji Kashihara
2nd Leg
22 August 2001 (2001-08-22) Nagoya Grampus Eight 1–0
(4–2 agg.)
Sanfrecce HiroshimaNagoya
19:00 Ueslei Goal 62' Report Stadium: Mizuho Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 7,521
Referee: Shinichiro Obata
28 August 2001 (2001-08-28) JEF United Ichihara0–2
(2–4 agg.)
Júbilo Iwata Ichihara
19:00 Report Kawaguchi Goal 80'
Maeda Goal 85'
Stadium: Ichihara Stadium
Attendance: 4,809
Referee: Tetsuya Hamana
29 August 2001 (2001-08-29) Kashima Antlers 2–0 (a.e.t.)
(2–1 agg.)
Urawa Red DiamondsKashima
19:04 Akita Goal 47'
Hasegawa Golden goal 92'
Report Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 11,472
Referee: Yasuhiro Matsuzaki
29 August 2001 (2001-08-29) Kawasaki Frontale0–2
(0–5 agg.)
Yokohama F. Marinos Kawasaki
19:05 Report Brito Goal 6'50' Stadium: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium
Attendance: 6,115
Referee: Takao Onshi

Semifinals

The first legs were played on 26 September, and the second legs were played on 10 October.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Júbilo Iwata 1–0 Kashima Antlers 1–0 0–0
Nagoya Grampus Eight 0–1 Yokohama F. Marinos 0–1 0–0
1st Leg
26 September 2001 (2001-09-26) Júbilo Iwata 1–0 Kashima Antlers Iwata
19:05 Shimizu Goal 54' Report Stadium: Júbilo Iwata Stadium
Attendance: 8,547
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)
26 September 2001 (2001-09-26) Nagoya Grampus Eight 0–1 Yokohama F. Marinos Nagoya
19:05 Report Nakamura Goal 61' Stadium: Mizuho Athletics Stadium
Attendance: 4,754
Referee: Toru Kamikawa
2nd Leg
10 October 2001 (2001-10-10) Kashima Antlers0–0
(0–1 agg.)
Júbilo Iwata Kashima
19:04 Report Stadium: Kashima Soccer Stadium
Attendance: 7,367
Referee: Toru Kamikawa
10 October 2001 (2001-10-10) Yokohama F. Marinos 0–0
(1–0 agg.)
Nagoya Grampus EightYokohama
19:05 Report Stadium: Mitsuzawa Football Stadium
Attendance: 4,042
Referee: Lim Kee Chong (Mauritius)

Final

Main article: 2001 J.League Cup Final

Júbilo Iwata0–0 (a.e.t.)Yokohama F. Marinos
Report
Penalties
Fujita Penalty missed
Nakayama Penalty scored
Živković Penalty missed
Maeda Penalty missed
1–3 Penalty scored Nakamura
Penalty scored Sakata
Penalty missed Hato
Penalty missed Dutra
Penalty scored Omura
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 31,019
Referee: Leslie Mottram (Scotland)

Yokohama F. Marinos won the championship.

References