Vegalta Sendai 2 – Gamba Osaka 1 (J-League, June 15, 2011) After a goalless first half,Â Naoki Sugai headed Sendai ahead in the 55th minute from a corner. Gamba hit back 10 minutes later when a ball over the top was controlled and finished by forward Adriano, but the hosts claimed all three points four minutes from time as Shingo Akamine finish off a counter-attack at the backÂ post. Sendai remain the only team in the league who are yet to be defeated.
Cerezo Osaka 0 – Yokohama F.Marinos 1 (J-League, June 15, 2011)Â Korean defender Kim Kun-Hoan’s sole goal was enough to hand Yokohama victory over Cerezo Osaka.
Nagoya Grampus Eight 4 – Albirex Niigata 0 (J-League, June 15, 2011)Â Japan and Australia international strikers Keiji Tamada and Joshua Kennedy helped defending champions Nagoya Grampus beat Albirex Niigata 4-0.
Kashiwa Reysol 0 – Jubilo Iwata 3Â (J-League, June 15, 2011)Â After forward Hidetaka Kanazono scored his third goal of the season to open the scoring in the 20th minute, RyoichiÂ Maeda added two on crosses from Yuichi Komano and Korean defender Park Joo-Ho in the 45th and 59th minutes.