In soccer J1, the remaining four games of the 33rd round were played, and the lead Kawasaki Frontale won and the second place Yokohama F. Marinos lost, so the difference in points between the two teams opened to 12.

Frontale may win in the next section on the 3rd of next month.

Frontale defeated Shimizu S-Pulse 1-0 with Leandro Damian's goal and increased their points to 84 with seven consecutive victories.

F. Marinos lost to Cerezo Osaka 1-2 and opened the gap to Frontale with 72 points.

The high-ranking confrontation between VISSEL KOBE and Nagoya Grampus was a 2-2 draw.

Grampus led two points, but Vissel caught up with Yoshinori Muto and Iniesta's goals.

Vissel are in third place with 61 points, and Grampus are in fourth place with 58 points, alongside Urawa Reds.

Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo vs. Avispa Fukuoka drew 0-0.