Meanwhile, the two-horse race for the league title in China PR continues to heat up as contenders Wuhan Three Towns and Shandong Taishan both posted resounding victories, leaving the duo tied on points at the top of the Chinese Super League.
There were also matches in Hong Kong, Mongolia and Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we review all of the action from across East Asia.
Japan: Nail-biting title race ends in Marinos glory
Kevin Muscat’s Yokohama F. Marinos lifted the J1 League title with a 3-1 win over Vissel Kobe on the league’s closing day on Saturday – three years after fellow Australian and current Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou guided the side to their previous league title.
🏆 CHAMPIONS! 🏆— J.LEAGUE Official EN (@J_League_En) November 5, 2022
🎉 Congratulations to Yokohama F·Marinos on winning the 2022 Meiji Yasuda J1 League! ⚓️ @prompt_fmarinos pic.twitter.com/4rcOmgst8V