2012 Gamba Osaka season

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Gamba Osaka
2012 season
Chairman Kikuo Kanamori
Manager José Carlos Serrão
Masanobu Matsunami(from 26 March)
J. League -
Emperor's Cup -
J. League Cup -
AFC Champions League Group stage
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012 Gamba Osaka season is Gamba Osaka's 20th season in the J. League Division 1 and 26th overall in the Japanese top flight. It also includes the 2012 J. League Cup, 2012 Emperor's Cup, and the 2012 AFC Champions League.

Players[edit]

Competitions[edit]

J. League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima (C) 34 19 7 8 63 34 +29 64 Qualification to 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage 1
2 Vegalta Sendai 34 15 12 7 59 43 +16 57
3 Urawa Red Diamonds 34 15 10 9 47 42 +5 55
4 Yokohama F. Marinos 34 13 14 7 44 33 +11 53
5 Sagan Tosu 34 15 8 11 48 39 +9 53
6 Kashiwa Reysol 34 15 7 12 57 52 +5 52 Qualification to 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage 2
7 Nagoya Grampus 34 15 7 12 46 47 −1 52
8 Kawasaki Frontale 34 14 8 12 51 50 +1 50
9 Shimizu S-Pulse 34 14 7 13 39 40 −1 49
10 FC Tokyo 34 14 6 14 47 44 +3 48
11 Kashima Antlers 34 12 10 12 50 43 +7 46
12 Júbilo Iwata 34 13 7 14 57 53 +4 46
13 Omiya Ardija 34 11 11 12 38 45 −7 44
14 Cerezo Osaka 34 11 9 14 47 53 −6 42
15 Albirex Niigata 34 10 10 14 29 34 −5 40
16 Vissel Kobe (R) 34 11 6 17 41 50 −9 39 Relegation to 2013 J. League Division 2
17 Gamba Osaka (R) 34 9 11 14 67 65 +2 38
18 Consadole Sapporo (R) 34 4 2 28 25 88 −63 14

Updated to games played on 1 December 2012.
Source: J. League Division 1
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 League champions also qualified for the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup play-off stage.
2The winners of the 2012 Emperor's Cup qualified for the group stage of the 2013 AFC Champions League.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Matches[edit]

J. League Cup[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

Emperor's Cup[edit]

AFC Champions League[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Australia Adelaide United 6 4 1 1 7 2 +5 13
Uzbekistan Bunyodkor 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
South Korea Pohang Steelers 6 3 0 3 6 4 +2 9
Japan Gamba Osaka 6 1 0 5 5 13 −8 3

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