There was a final match of the J-League YBC Levain Cup at Saitama Stadium in October 15. Urawa Reddiamonds met Gamba Osaka in the finals. This Cup’s name was the Yamazaki Nabisco cup. But because of the contract changes with Nabisco in Japan so the name of the Cup has changed from this year. In this match, Patric of the Gamba could not play by the injury of the right foot. And Yuki Abe of Reds broke his ribs for kicked by Yasuhito Endo of Gamba in the league match on October 1, but Abe played in this match. The members of the Japan national team for the final round of Asian qualifiers returned to the team, Masaaki Higashiguchi of Gamba and Shusaku Nishikawa, Tomoaki Makino and Yosuke Kashiwagi of Reds also played in the match.
In the 17th minute of the first half, Ademilson Braga of Gamba scored the opening goal. He received the ball from Endo and dribbled 50 meters. He was one on one with Nishikawa of the Keeper, but he found the back of the net coolly. In the Urawa Reds, Tomoya Ugajin injured his foot so he was replaced by Yoshiaki Komai. It was the unexpected change in the early hours for the Reds. After that, the match proceeded as same score so the first half was completed as score of 1 to 0.
Both teams didn’t change the member in the start of the second half. The Reds attacked continuously but did not got the goal. So the Reds changed the player, Tadanari Lee entered the pitch in the 31th minute of the Second half. Then immediately, Lee got the goal to convert the corner kick by Honda, the Reds equalized with the Gamba. After that both teams didn’t scored the goal, the second half was completed as score of 1 to 1.
The Reds and the Gamba also didn’t took the goal in the extra time, the match went into the penalty shootout. In the penalty shootout, The Reds were all successful but the Gamba failed one player. So the Urawa Reddiamonds won the champion of the J-League YBC Levain Cup since 2003.
In this match, the most memorable play is Ademilson’s goal. Ademilson Braga ’s biography is that he’s the age of 22, and he was born at Sao Paulo of Brazil. He played in the cantera of Sao Paulo FC from 2005. And he broke into the first team in 2012 and got 6 goals in 59 match until 2014. In february 2015, Ademilson transfered of loan deal to Yokohama F.Marinos. He got 10 goals in 39 match in 2014 season. After that, he transfered of loan deal again to Gamba in january 2016. In 2016 season, he got 8 goals in 28 match including this match. The Gamba admitted his play and contracted with him on a permanent deal from 2017 season. His transfer fee is 300 million yen and his salary is 80 million yen. Ademilson Braga also convented in the Brazil national football team of the age group.
This youtube’s video is his great goal of this match. The fans want him to be the player like Neymar.