Sanfrecce Hiroshima retained the J.League title as Yokohoma Marinos failed to secure the win they needed to win their first championship for nearly a decade on a thrilling final day in Japan.
Omiya Ardija ended a poor run of eight consecutive defeats by beating J.League leaders Yokohama Marinos 1-0. Marinos remained top though, as Sanfrecce Hiroshima slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to FC Tokyo.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima returned to the top of the J.League with a 1-1 draw against bottom side Oita Trinita, while Urawa Red Diamonds moved a point behind the top two with a 2-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse.
Urawa Red Diamonds beat J.League leaders and defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima while Brazilian striker Marquinhos scored a brace to lift Yokohama over Shonan.
J.League leaders Omiya Ardija won 2-1 against Nagoya Grampus to increase their lead to five points over Urawa Red Diamonds, who could only draw with FC Tokyo.
Unbeaten Vegalta Sendai are five points clear at the top of the J.League after taking advantage of Nagoya Grampus' draw by recording a 4-0 victory over FC Tokyo.