Ventforet Kofu Ventforet Kofu will attempt to make a swift escape from the relegation zone when they welcome Cerezo Osaka in the J-League on Wednesday.
Gamba Osaka Gamba Osaka kept city rivals Cerezo in the relegation mire with a 2-0 derby win at the Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium on Saturday.
Tokushima Vortis Tokushima Vortis finally recorded their first points of the J-League season as they beat Ventforet Kofu 1-0 on Tuesday.
Urawa Reds Urawa Reds have not given up hope of winning the J-League title, despite surrendering top spot heading into the final round.
Albirex Niigata Vissel Kobe came from behind twice to win 3-2 at Kashima Antlers and move top of the J.League.
Mihailo Petrović Urawa Reds coach Mihailo Petrovic is glad the J-League's extended break has come at a crucial point in his side's season.
Gamba Osaka Gamba Osaka's superb J-League run continued as Lins' last-gasp winner earned a 3-2 victory at fellow title challengers Kashima Antlers.
Albirex Niigata With second facing third in the J.League this weekend, Sanfrecce Hiroshima are able to extend their lead at the top against Albirex Niigata.
Gamba Osaka Gamba Osaka midfielder Takashi Usami has argued his team can catch J-League leaders Urawa Red Diamonds, despite losing on Wednesday.
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