29 Emperor’s Cup second round matches were held at various venues, and JFL’s Kochi United upset Gamba Osaka J1 2-1. Katare Toyama defeated Kyoto Sanga FC 2-2 on penalties 10-9. FC Tokyo took the lead against J3 Fukushima United FC, but came from behind to win by three goals. The remaining three games of the second round will be played on the 14th and 21st, with the third round taking place on July 12th.
Kwansei Gakuin went to extra time against Urawa Reds, but ran out of steam. The first half ended with a score of 0-0 despite attacking attacks. Conceded a goal in 15 minutes of the first half of extra time. Coach Maeda, who was active in Gamba Osaka, expressed his frustration, saying, “I thought it would be difficult if we conceded a goal early in the rice field.