Shimzu S-Pulse 0 – Yokohama F. Marinos 5 (J-League, March 9, 2013) Sunshuke Nakamura scored straight from a corner (although it may have grazed a defender’s head on the way in). Hyodo doubled their lead, and Marquinhos scored a 20 minute hat-trick to complete a 5-0 thrashing.
Kashima Antlers 3 – Vegalta Sendai 2 (J-League, March 9, 2013) Brazilian striker Davi gave the Antlers the lead. 3 mad minutes then ensued, as Sendai hit back through Ota. A minute later the Antlers regained the lead through Osako, and Davi immediately followed this up to make it 3-2. Brazilian Wilson pulled one back late on for Sendai, to make it 3-2.
Urawa Red Diamonds 1 – Nagoya Grampus Eight 0 (J-League, March 9, 2013)
Shonan Bellmare 1 – Sagan Tosu 1 (J-League, March 9, 2013)