# Team M. W D L goals Dif. Pt.
1 Kashima Antlers, Japan Kashima Antlers 28 16 7 5 50:24 26 55
2 FC Tokyo, Japan FC Tokyo 28 16 5 7 38:23 15 53
3 Yokohama F. Marinos, Japan Yokohama F. Marinos 28 16 4 8 51:33 18 52
4 Kawasaki Frontale, Japan Kawasaki Frontale 28 12 11 5 46:26 20 47
5 Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima 28 13 8 7 40:24 16 47
6 Cerezo Osaka, Japan Cerezo Osaka 28 14 4 10 32:22 10 46
7 Consadole Sapporo, Japan Consadole Sapporo 28 11 7 10 45:40 5 40
8 Oita Trinita, Japan Oita Trinita 28 10 10 8 31:27 4 40
9 Vissel Kobe, Japan Vissel Kobe 28 10 5 13 50:51 -1 35
10 Urawa Red Diamonds, Japan Urawa Red Diamonds 28 9 8 11 30:41 -11 35
11 Shimizu S-Pulse, Japan Shimizu S-Pulse 28 10 5 13 40:60 -20 35
12 Gamba Osaka, Japan Gamba Osaka 28 8 10 10 39:41 -2 34
13 Nagoya Grampus, Japan Nagoya Grampus 28 8 9 11 41:42 -1 33
14 Vegalta Sendai, Japan Vegalta Sendai 28 9 5 14 32:40 -8 32
15 Shonan Bellmare, Japan Shonan Bellmare 28 9 4 15 36:54 -18 31
16 Sagan Tosu, Japan Sagan Tosu 28 9 4 15 28:46 -18 31
17 Matsumoto Yamaga, Japan Matsumoto Yamaga 28 6 10 12 17:31 -14 28
18 Júbilo Iwata, Japan Júbilo Iwata 28 5 6 17 20:41 -21 21
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