2013 Suruga Bank Championship
2013 Copa Suruga Bank
|Date||August 7, 2013|
|Venue||Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima|
|Referee||Abdul Malik Abdul Bashir (Singapore)|
27.1 °C (80.8 °F)
The 2013 Suruga Bank Championship (Japanese: スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ2013; Spanish: Copa Suruga Bank 2013) was the sixth edition of the Suruga Bank Championship, the club football match co-organized by the Japan Football Association, the football governing body of Japan, CONMEBOL, the football governing body of South America, and J. League, the professional football league of Japan, between the winners of the previous season's J. League Cup and Copa Sudamericana.
The match was contested between Japanese team Kashima Antlers, the 2012 J. League Cup champion, and Brazilian team São Paulo, the 2012 Copa Sudamericana champion. It was hosted by Kashima Antlers at the Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima on August 7, 2013.
|Team||Qualification||Previous appearances (bold indicates winners)|
|Kashima Antlers||2012 J. League Cup champion||2012|
|São Paulo||2012 Copa Sudamericana champion||None|
The Suruga Bank Championship was played as a single match, with the J. League Cup champion hosting the match. If the score was tied at the end of regulation, the penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner (no extra time was played). A maximum of seven substitutions may be made during the match.
|Kashima Antlers||3–2||São Paulo|
|Osako 25', 39', 90+2'||Report||Ganso 58'
|2013 Suruga Bank Championship winners|
- "San Pablo no pudo evitar la vigencia del Kashima en la Suruga: 3-2" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. August 7, 2013.
- スルガ銀行チャンピオンシップ 2013 (in Japanese). Kashima Antlers Official Website. August 7, 2013.
- "San Pablo realizó su primera práctica en vista a la Copa Suruga en el Japón" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. August 5, 2013.