2011 Ventforet Kofu season
|J. League Division 1||16th (Relegated to J2)|
|Emperor's Cup||Third round|
|J. League Cup||First round|
The 2011 Ventforet Kofu season was Ventforet Kofu's first season in J. League Division 1 since 2007, making it the third overall in J1. Ventforet finished 15th and were relegated to Division 2. Ventforet got knocked out in the first round of the 2011 J. League Cup and third round of the 2011 Emperor's Cup.
||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Kashiwa Reysol (C)||34||23||3||8||65||42||+23||72||Qualification to 2012 AFC Champions League group stage Group stage 1,2|
|5||Yokohama F. Marinos||34||16||8||10||46||40||+6||56|
|15||Urawa Red Diamonds||34||8||12||14||36||43||−7||36|
|16||Ventforet Kofu (R)||34||9||6||19||42||63||−21||33||Relegation to 2012 J. League Division 2|
|17||Avispa Fukuoka (R)||34||6||4||24||34||75||−41||22|
|18||Montedio Yamagata (R)||34||5||6||23||23||64||−41||21|
Updated to games played on December 3, 2011.
Source: J.League Division 1
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal differential; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head results; 5th disciplinary points; 6th draw
1 League champions also qualified for the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup play-off stage.
2 The winners of the 2011 Emperor's Cup, F.C. Tokyo, which played in the 2011 J.League Division 2, also qualified for the group stage of the 2012 AFC Champions League.
If two clubs are tied for first place, both clubs will be declared champions.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
|5 March 2011 Round 1||Ventforet Kofu||0 - 1||Jubilo Iwata||Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium|
|Saturday 14:03||Report||81' Yamamoto|| Attendance: 15,040
Results by round
Last updated: 6 March 2011.
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.
J. League Cup
|2011-10-08 Second round||Ventforet Kofu||2 – 1||Machida Zelvia||Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium, Kōfu|
|15:00|| Uchiyama 6'
|Report||Suzuki 51'|| Attendance: 3,421
Referee: Koichiro Fukushima
|2011-11-16 Third round||Kashiwa Reysol||6 – 1||Ventforet Kofu||Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium, Kashiwa|
|19:00|| Jorge Wagner 10'
Tanaka 67', 80'
|Report||Yabu 13'|| Attendance: 3,950
Referee: Takuya Maeda