FIFA.com reviews the latest action around the Asian leagues, with two sets of fixtures played in the Chinese Super League, late finishes in the J.League, and goals galore in the K-League.
The status quo in the J.League was maintained after each of the top three teams - Kashiwa Reysol, Yokohama F Marinos and Kawasaki Frontale - earned hard-fought one-goal victories.
Lee Jung-Soo scored the winner as holders Antlers beat Frontale 2-1 to knock Shimizu S-Pulse off the top of the J-League table Saturday.
Japan must not think they have done enough by reaching the second round of the FIFA World Cup as they did back in 2002, warned veteran goalkeeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi.
Midfielder Junichi Inamoto believes Japan can flourish at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa after Monday's win over Cameroon ended a five-match winless streak.
Godoy Cruz and Guadalajara finally lost unbeaten records as the J.League 2010 got underway, while Melbourne Victory reached the A-League decider.