2012 Suruga Bank Championship
|Kashima Antlers won 7–6 in penalty shootout|
|Date||August 1, 2012|
|Venue||Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima|
|Referee||Chris Beath (Australia)|
27.8 °C (82.0 °F)
The 2012 Suruga Bank Championship (Japanese: スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ2012; Spanish: Copa Suruga Bank 2012) was the fifth edition of the Suruga Bank Championship, the club football match co-organized by the Japan Football Association, the football governing body of Japan, and CONMEBOL, the football governing body of South America, between the winners of the previous season's J. League Cup and Copa Sudamericana. It was contested by Japanese club Kashima Antlers, the 2011 J. League Cup champion, and Chilean club Universidad de Chile, the 2011 Copa Sudamericana champion.
Kashima Antlers won 7–6 in penalty shooutout, after drawing 2–2 in the ninety minutes of play.
|Team||Qualification||Previous participation (bold indicates winners)|
|Kashima Antlers||2011 J. League Cup champion||None|
|Universidad de Chile||2011 Copa Sudamericana champion||None|
The Suruga Bank Championship is played over one match, hosted by the winner of the J. League Cup. If the score is tied at the end of regulation, the winner is determined by a penalty shootout (no extra time is played). A maximum of seven substitutions may be made during the match.
August 1, 2012
|Kashima Antlers||2–2||Universidad de Chile|
|Report||Iwamasa 40' (o.g.)
Aránguiz 73' (pen.)
Universidad de Chile
|Suruga Bank Championship
- "La Copa Suruga Bank 2012 se jugará el 1º de agosto" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 26 October 2011.
- "La "U" de Chile enfrentará al Kashima Antlers por la Copa Suruga Bank 2012" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 19 December 2011.
- "Copa Suruga Bank 2012: designaron la terna arbitral" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 27 July 2012.
- "スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ 2012 IBARAKI" (in Japanese). Kashima Antlers. 1 August 2012.
- "Copa Suruga Bank: La 'U' de Chile cayó en los penales" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 1 August 2012.