# Team M. W D L goals Dif. Pt.
1 Kashima Antlers, Japan Kashima Antlers 29 16 8 5 51:25 26 56
2 FC Tokyo, Japan FC Tokyo 29 17 5 7 41:24 17 56
3 Yokohama F. Marinos, Japan Yokohama F. Marinos 29 17 4 8 54:34 20 55
4 Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima 29 14 8 7 42:25 17 50
5 Cerezo Osaka, Japan Cerezo Osaka 29 15 4 10 33:22 11 49
6 Kawasaki Frontale, Japan Kawasaki Frontale 29 12 12 5 48:28 20 48
7 Oita Trinita, Japan Oita Trinita 29 11 10 8 32:27 5 43
8 Consadole Sapporo, Japan Consadole Sapporo 29 11 7 11 45:41 4 40
9 Gamba Osaka, Japan Gamba Osaka 29 8 11 10 41:43 -2 35
10 Vissel Kobe, Japan Vissel Kobe 29 10 5 14 51:54 -3 35
11 Vegalta Sendai, Japan Vegalta Sendai 29 10 5 14 34:40 -6 35
12 Urawa Red Diamonds, Japan Urawa Red Diamonds 29 9 8 12 30:42 -12 35
13 Shimizu S-Pulse, Japan Shimizu S-Pulse 29 10 5 14 41:62 -21 35
14 Nagoya Grampus, Japan Nagoya Grampus 29 8 9 12 41:44 -3 33
15 Sagan Tosu, Japan Sagan Tosu 29 9 5 15 30:48 -18 32
16 Shonan Bellmare, Japan Shonan Bellmare 29 9 4 16 37:57 -20 31
17 Matsumoto Yamaga, Japan Matsumoto Yamaga 29 6 11 12 18:32 -14 29
18 Júbilo Iwata, Japan Júbilo Iwata 29 5 7 17 22:43 -21 22
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