In soccer J1, nine games of the 19th round were played, and the leader Yokohama F. Marinos scored 5 points to beat Shimizu S-Pulse and extended the winning streak to 5.

F. Marinos defeated S-Pulse 5-3 due to the hat-trick that Leonardo de Soara scored 3 points, and scored 40 points in 5 consecutive wins.

▽ Kashima Antlers in 2nd place won the high-ranking confrontation with Kashiwa Reysol 2-1 with 37 points.

▽ 3rd place Kawasaki Frontale lost to Cerezo Osaka 1 to 2 and the difference between the points and the leader F. Marinos widened to 6.

▽ The lowest-ranked Vissel Kobe, who was replaced by the manager, played against Sagan Tosu and won 2-0 with 2 goals from Yoshinori Muto.

▽ Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs. Jubilo Iwata, Sanfrecce won 3-0.

▽ Kyoto Sanga vs. Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo, Sanga won 2-1.

▽ FC Tokyo vs. Avispa Fukuoka were 2-2, Gamba Osaka vs. Urawa Reds was 1: 1 and Shonan Bellmare vs. Nagoya Grampus were 0-0.