2003 J.League Cup
The J.League Cup 2003, officially the Yamasaki Nabisco Cup 2003, was the 1st edition of Japan soccer league cup tournament and the 11th edition under the current J.League Cup format. The championship started on March 8, and finished on November 3, 2003.
Teams from the J1 took part in the tournament. Kashima Antlers and Shimizu S-Pulse were given a bye to the quarter-final due to their qualification for the AFC Champions League. The rest of 14 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 runners-up of group A and B, and the two teams which qualified for the AFC Champions League.
|Yokohama F. Marinos||0–1||Júbilo Iwata|
|Yasumasa Nishino 19'|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||2–2||FC Tokyo|
Toru Chishima 89'
|Mitsuhiro Toda 28'
Mitsuhiro Toda 86'
|Shimizu S-Pulse||1–1||Gamba Osaka|
|Ahn Jung Hwan 51'||Magrao 78'|
|Kashima Antlers||5–1||Nagoya Grampus Eight|
Mitsuo Ogasawara 55'
Kōji Nakata 61'
Kōji Nakata 71'
Tomoyuki Hirase 80'
|Keiji Yoshimura 87'|
|Júbilo Iwata||3–0||Yokohama F. Marinos|
Ryoichi Maeda 69'
Yasumasa Nishino 85'
|FC Tokyo||0–2||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Gamba Osaka||2–3||Shimizu S-Pulse|
|Masashi Oguro 70'
Tsuneyasu Miyamoto 82'
Ryuzo Morioka 76'
Keisuke Ota 89'
|Nagoya Grampus Eight||0–1||Kashima Antlers|
|Naoki Soma 87'|
|Kashima Antlers||0–1||Júbilo Iwata|
|Shimizu S-Pulse||1–0||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Ahn Jung Hwan 23'|
|Júbilo Iwata||0–2||Kashima Antlers|
Masashi Motoyama 61'
|Urawa Red Diamonds||6–1||Shimizu S-Pulse|
|Tatsuya Tanaka 26'
Tatsuya Tanaka 44'
Koji Yamase 70'
|Kashima Antlers||0–4||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Koji Yamase 13'
Tatsuya Tanaka 56'
|Emerson||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Ryoichi Maeda||Júbilo Iwata|
- J.League Official Site (in English)