2001 J.League Division 2

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J.League Division 2
Season2001
Champions Kyoto Sanga
1st J2 title
1st D2 title
Promoted Kyoto Sanga
Vegalta Sendai
Top goalscorer Marcos (34 goals total)
2000
2002

Statistics of J.League Division 2 in the 2001 season.

Contents

Overview

It was contested by 12 teams, and Kyoto Purple Sanga won the championship.

Final table

PosTeamPldWOTWDOTLLGFGAGDPtsPromotion
1 Kyoto Purple Sanga [lower-alpha 1] (C)4423550117948+3184Promoted to the 2002 J.League Division 1
2 Vegalta Sendai 442435397856+2283Promoted to the 2002 J.League Division 1
3 Montedio Yamagata 442076476139+2280
4 Albirex Niigata 442244777947+3278
5 Omiya Ardija 4420661117343+3078
6 Oita Trinita 442414697552+2378
7 Kawasaki Frontale [lower-alpha 1] 4417334176960+960
8 Shonan Bellmare 4416442186461+360
9 Yokohama F.C. [lower-alpha 2] 44123132558812343
10 Sagan Tosu 4482422845823732
11 Mito HollyHock 4453462641935225
12 Ventforet Kofu 4471233138986025
Source: [ citation needed ]
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. 1 2 Relegated from 2000 J.League Division 1
  2. Promoted from 2000 JFL

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