Kyoto Sanga 2 – Shimizu S-Pulse 4 (J-League, May 5, 2010) Jungo Fujimoto converted twice from the penalty spot and Eddy Bosnar scored a late blockbuster as leaders Shimizu came from two goals down to preserve their unbeaten start to the season with at Kyoto.
Albirex Niigata 2 – Yokohama F. Marinos 1 (J-League, May 5, 2010) After Kazuma Watanabe put Yokohama in the lead, Cho Young-Cheol and Andrade turned the match around for Niigata.
Gamba Osaka 4 – Kawasaki Frontale 4 (J-League, May 5, 2010) Gamba looked to be cruising to victory when they were 3-1 up with 15 minutes to go, but a late hat-trick from Kawasaki’s Jumpei Kusukami earned Frontale an unlikely point in the 8-goal thriller.
Jubilo Iwata 2 – Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 (J-League, May 5, 2010) After condeding early doors, Ryoichi Maeda bagged a brace to lead Jubilo to victory.
Yamagata 1 – Omiya Ardija 0 (J-League, May 5, 2010) Furuhashi’s second half penalty settled the match.
Shonan Bellmare 2 – Vissel Kobe 2 (J-League, May 5, 2010) Ken Tokura bagged a brace for Kobe in the draw.