2000 J.League Division 1

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The 2000 season was the eighth season of the J-League Division 1. The league began on March 11 and ended on November 26. At the end of the season the second stage winner Kashima Antlers won the Suntory Championship against Yokohama F-Marinos who won the first stage.

J.League Division 1
Season2000
ChampionsKashima Antlers
3rd J. League title
3rd Japanese title
RelegatedKyoto Purple Sanga
Kawasaki Frontale
Asian Club ChampionshipKashima Antlers
Matches played240
Top goalscorerMasashi Nakayama (Júbilo Iwata)
1999
2001

ClubsEdit

Following sixteen clubs participated in J.League Division 1 during 2000 season. Of these clubs, Kawasaki Frontale and FC Tokyo were promoted from Division 2.

  • Avispa Fukuoka
  • Kashima Antlers
  • JEF United Ichihara
  • Kashiwa Reysol
  • FC Tokyo
  • Tokyo Verdy 1969
  • Yokohama F. Marinos
  • Shimizu S-Pulse
  • Jublio Iwata
  • Nagoya Grampus Eight
  • Cerezo Osaka
  • Gamba Osaka
  • Vissel Kobe
  • Sanfrecce Hiroshima
  • Kawasaki Frontale  
  • FC Tokyo  

OverviewEdit

First stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW D OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Yokohama F. Marinos 15 10 0 0 1 4 32 21 +11 30 Qualification to the Suntory Championship 2000
2   Cerezo Osaka 15 9 1 0 1 4 34 25 +9 29
3   Shimizu S-Pulse 15 8 2 0 1 4 21 17 +4 28
4   Kashiwa Reysol 15 6 4 0 1 4 25 22 +3 26
5   Júbilo Iwata[a] 15 7 2 0 3 3 32 25 +7 25
6   FC Tokyo[b] 15 7 1 0 1 6 24 22 +2 23
7   Vissel Kobe 15 7 0 1 1 6 21 17 +4 22
8   Kashima Antlers 15 6 2 0 0 7 20 17 +3 22
9   Verdy Kawasaki 15 5 2 1 3 4 26 23 +3 20
10   Sanfrecce Hiroshima 15 4 3 1 1 6 17 15 +2 19
11   JEF United Ichihara 15 6 0 1 2 6 22 22 0 19
12   Nagoya Grampus Eight[c] 15 4 3 1 2 5 17 18 −1 19
13   Gamba Osaka 15 5 0 2 2 6 20 23 −3 17
14   Avispa Fukuoka 15 3 3 0 1 8 19 28 −9 15
15   Kawasaki Frontale[b] 15 2 1 2 0 10 14 29 −15 10
16   Kyoto Purple Sanga 15 2 0 1 4 8 16 36 −20 7
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Champion from 1999 J.League Division 1
  2. ^ a b Promoted from 1999 J.League Division 2
  3. ^ Cup-Winner 1999 Emperor's Cup

Second stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW D OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Kashima Antlers 15 9 1 4 1 0 28 10 +18 33 Qualification to the Suntory Championship 2000
2 Kashiwa Reysol 15 9 2 1 0 3 23 10 +13 32
3 Júbilo Iwata[a] 15 10 0 0 1 4 35 17 +18 30
4 Gamba Osaka 15 8 2 0 1 4 27 20 +7 28
5 Yokohama F. Marinos 15 7 1 1 1 5 24 24 0 24
6 Avispa Fukuoka 15 6 1 2 4 2 22 20 +2 22
7 Nagoya Grampus Eight[b] 15 7 0 1 2 5 25 27 −2 22
8 FC Tokyo[c] 15 5 2 1 1 6 23 19 +4 20
9 Cerezo Osaka 15 5 2 0 1 7 20 24 −4 19
10 Verdy Kawasaki 15 5 0 3 1 6 20 21 −1 18
11 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 15 5 1 1 3 5 23 25 −2 18
12 Kyoto Purple Sanga 15 5 1 1 1 7 23 30 −7 18
13 Shimizu S-Pulse 15 2 3 2 0 8 13 19 −6 14
14 Vissel Kobe 15 3 1 0 1 10 19 32 −13 11
15 Kawasaki Frontale[c] 15 1 3 2 0 9 12 27 −15 11
16 JEF United Ichihara 15 2 1 1 3 8 15 27 −12 9
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Champion from 1999 J.League Division 1
  2. ^ Cup-Winner 1999 Emperor's Cup
  3. ^ a b Promoted from 1999 J.League Division 2

Suntory ChampionshipEdit

Yokohama F-Marinos0 – 0Kashima Antlers
[Official Report]

Kashima Antlers3 – 0Yokohama F-Marinos
Suzuki 24'
Narahashi 39'
Nakata 44'
[Official Report]
Kokuritsu, Tokyo

Overall tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW D OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Kashima Antlers 30 15 3 4 1 7 48 27 +21 55 Champion and qualified to the Asian Club Championship 2001–02 First Round
2 Yokohama F. Marinos 30 17 1 1 2 9 56 45 +11 54
3 Kashiwa Reysol 30 15 6 1 1 7 48 32 +16 58
4 Júbilo Iwata[a] 30 17 2 0 4 7 67 42 +25 55
5 Cerezo Osaka 30 14 3 0 2 11 54 49 +5 48
6 Gamba Osaka 30 13 2 2 3 10 47 43 +4 45
7 FC Tokyo[b] 30 12 3 1 2 12 47 41 +6 43
8 Shimizu S-Pulse 30 10 5 2 1 12 34 36 −2 42 Runners-Up 2000 Emperor's Cup and qualified to the Asian Cup Winners' Cup 2002 Second Round[c]
9 Nagoya Grampus Eight[d] 30 11 3 2 4 10 42 45 −3 41
10 Verdy Kawasaki 30 10 2 4 4 10 46 44 +2 38
11 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 30 9 4 2 4 11 40 40 0 37
12 Avispa Fukuoka 30 9 4 2 5 10 41 48 −7 37
13 Vissel Kobe 30 10 1 1 2 16 40 49 −9 33
14 JEF United Ichihara 30 8 1 2 5 14 37 49 −12 28
15 Kyoto Purple Sanga 30 7 1 2 5 15 39 66 −27 25 Relegated to the 2001 J.League Division 2
16 Kawasaki Frontale[b] 30 3 4 4 0 19 26 56 −30 21
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Champion from 1999 J.League Division 1
  2. ^ a b Promoted from 1999 J.League Division 2
  3. ^ Kashima Antlers is Winner of the Emperor's Cup 2000 and has qualified as Champion of J.League 2000 to the Asian Club Championship 2001–02, therefore Shimizu S-Pulse got the spot as Runners-Up in Emperor's Cup 2000 to the Asian Cup Winners' Cup 2002 Second Round
  4. ^ Cup-Winner 1999 Emperor's Cup

ReferencesEdit