NARUTO, TOKUSHIMA PREF. – Gamba Osaka captured their second J. League championship despite a 0-0 draw at relegated Tokushima Vortis, thanks to another late collapse from Urawa Reds, who were beaten 2-1 at home by Nagoya Grampus on Saturday.
The 2014 J. League season drew to a close as Gamba, who won their first league crown since 2005, finished with 63 points, one point ahead of Urawa. Kashima Antlers, the only other team with a chance at the title, lost 1-0 at home to Sagan Tosu and ended up third with 60 points.