Celtic legend Shunsuke Nakamura opens Yokohama account with a belter; Kashima away win; Gamba draw for second week running

Yokohama F.Marinos 4 – Kawasaki Frontale 0 (J-League, March 20, 2010) Celtic legend Shunsuke Nakamura scored with a sensational 35-yard beauty to put Yokohama their way against local rivals Kawasaki. Koji Yamase chipped in with a double before the interval and Yuzo Kurihara netted a fourth on the hour.

Omiya Ardija 0 – Kashima Antlers 1 (J-League, March 20, 2010) Yuya Osako’s 83rd minute strike lifted Kashima to third in the table, joint league leaders alongside Shimizu and Sanfrecce.

Gamba Osaka 0 – Albirex Niigata 0 (J-League, March 20, 2010) For the second week running Gamba could only pick up a point as the Osaka powerhouse continue to search for their first win of the season.