Urawa Red Diamonds 3 – Nagoya Grampus Eight 0 (J-League, April 24, 2011) MarcioÂ Richardes opened the scoring in the 12th minute when he picked up a loose ball and fired into the top corner. TatsuyaÂ Tanaka doubled the lead after 25 minutes before GenkiÂ Haraguchi settled the matter with his first goal of the season in the second half.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 4 – Gamba Osaka 1 (J-League, April 24, 2011)Â Tadanari Lee put the hosts ahead in the opening minute with his left foot and midfielder Koji Morisaki curled in a free-kick 10 minutes later. In the 36th minute Mihael Mikic made it 3-0 from Kazuyuki Morisaki’s cross before forward Hisato Sato added the fourth in the 76th minute. Gamba pulled one goal back three minutes from time when substitute Shota Kawanishi headed home a Hayato Sasaki corner.