The final round of the season for soccer J1 was held, and Tokushima Vortis lost to Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2-4 to secure 17th place and was relegated to J2.

On the other hand, Shimizu S-Pulse, who had the possibility of being demoted, beat Cerezo Osaka 2-1 and Shonan Bellmare drew 0-0 with Gamba Osaka to increase their points and decided to stay in J1.