Kashima Antlers & Shimizu advance in the Japanese cup

Albirex Niigata 0 – Kashima Antlers 1 (Nabisco Cup, June 6, 2012) An outstanding 86th minute header from Yuya Osako settled the cup tie.

Consadole Sapporo 0 – Shimizu S-Pulse 4 (Nabisco Cup, June 6, 2012) Two goals in the first five minutes from Yosuke Kawai and Ki Je Lee put Shimizu in the box seat. Goals from Hideki Ishige and Kota Sugiyama in the second half killed off Sapporo.