2005 J.League Cup
J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup
Country Japan
Dates19 March and 5 November 2005
ChampionsJEF United Chiba
Runners-upGamba Osaka
Semi-finalists
2004
2006

The 2005 J.League Cup, officially the 2005 Yamazaki Nabisco Cup, was the 3rd edition of Japan association football league cup tournament and the 13th edition under the current J.League Cup format. The championship started on March 19, and finished on November 5, 2005.

Teams from the J1 took part in the tournament. Yokohama F. Marinos and Júbilo Iwata were given a bye to the quarter-final due to their qualification for the AFC Champions League. The rest of 16 teams started from the group stage, where they're divided into four groups. The group winners of each group qualifies for the quarter-final along with the 2 best runners-up, and the two teams which qualified for the AFC Champions League.

Group stage

Knockout stage

Quarter finals

First leg

JEF United Chiba3 – 2Júbilo Iwata
Hanyu Goal 6'
Nakajima Goal 30'
Yoda Goal 84'
Maeda Goal 44'
Kikuchi Goal 88'
Tokyo National Stadium
Attendance: 10,522
Referee: Hajime Matsuo

Cerezo Osaka0 – 3Gamba Osaka
Sidiclei Goal 18'
Hashimoto Goal 54'
Ienaga Goal 86'
Nagai Stadium
Attendance: 12,863
Referee: Tsutomu Anazawa

Shimizu S-Pulse0 – 1Urawa Red Diamonds
Hasebe Goal 36'
Nihondaira Sports Stadium
Attendance: 12,572
Referee: Yoshitsugu Katayama

Omiya Ardija0 – 1Yokohama F. Marinos
Kurihara Goal 85'
Kumagaya Athletic Stadium
Attendance: 9,525
Referee: Joji Kashihara

Second leg

Gamba Osaka2 – 2Cerezo Osaka
Fernandinho Goal 17'
Araújo Goal 89'
Ze Carlos Goal 7'
Furuhashi Goal 62'
Osaka Expo '70 Stadium
Attendance: 11,155
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

Júbilo Iwata2 – 2JEF United Chiba
Maeda Goal 60'
Kim Jin-Kyu Goal 68'
Maki Goal 35'
Abe Goal 65'
Yamaha Stadium
Attendance: 9,574
Referee: Masayoshi Okada

Urawa Red Diamonds1 – 0Shimizu S-Pulse
Hasebe Goal 88'
Saitama Stadium
Attendance: 31,754
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Yokohama F. Marinos3 – 1Omiya Ardija
Sakata Goal 15'
Matsuda Goal 60'
Shimizu Goal 85'
Nishimura Goal 29'
Mitsuzawa Stadium
Attendance: 10,165
Referee: Kiyoshi Ota

Semi finals

First leg

Gamba Osaka1 – 0Yokohama F. Marinos
Araújo Goal 82'
Osaka Expo '70 Stadium
Attendance: 7,049
Referee: Hiroyoshi Takayama

Urawa Red Diamonds1 – 3JEF United Chiba
Ponte Goal 44' Maki Goal 1', Goal 17'
Popescu Goal 55'
Urawa Komaba Stadium
Attendance: 17,265
Referee: Kazuhisa Osada

Second leg

JEF United Chiba2 – 2Urawa Red Diamonds
Abe Goal 47', Goal 86' Tulio Goal 19'
Tanaka Goal 27'
Ichihara Seaside Stadium
Attendance: 11,286
Referee: Toru Kamikawa

Yokohama F. Marinos1 – 0 (a.e.t.)Gamba Osaka
Nasu Goal 30'
Penalties
Yamase Penalty missed
Ohashi Penalty missed
Dutra Penalty scored
1 – 4 Penalty scored Endo
Penalty scored Araújo
Penalty scored Matsunami
Penalty scored Oguro
Nissan Stadium
Attendance: 11,370
Referee: Toshimitsu Yoshida

Final

Main article: 2005 J.League Cup Final

JEF United Chiba0 – 0 (a.e.t.)Gamba Osaka
Penalties
Abe Penalty scored
Mizuno Penalty scored
Kudo Penalty scored
Hayashi Penalty scored
Maki Penalty scored
5 – 4 Penalty missed Endo
Penalty scored Araújo
Penalty scored Sidiclei
Penalty scored Oguro
Penalty scored Yamaguchi
Tokyo National Stadium
Attendance: 45,039
Referee: Kazuhiko Matsumura

Top goalscorers

Goalscorers Goals Team
Brazil Araújo
6
Gamba Osaka
Brazil Emerson
5
Urawa Red Diamonds
Japan Yuki Abe
5
JEF United Chiba
Romania Popescu
5
JEF United Chiba
Brazil Washington
5
Tokyo Verdy 1969

Awards

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