R32 FC Gifu 0-1 Yokohama FC
Yokohama came into this game in hot form. Both teams had there chances and just when it looked like the game would finish a draw, Yokohama scored.
R33 Kashiwa Reysol 3-0 FC Gifu
Gifu held Kashiwa to 0-0 at half time and defensively were playing great. Halfway through the second half Kashiwa scored but still didn't look comfortable. Then Arai got sent off and Kashiwa scored two in the last 10 minutes. The final a lucky PK on fulltime.
R34 FC Gifu 0-1 Sagan Tosu
Gifu needed to win this to have any chance of a top 10 finish. They went down a goal in under 10 minutes and then although they dominated the second half, they couldn't find that magic goal.
R36 FC Gifu 0-2 Avispa Fukuoka
Fukuoka were the hungrier team as they needed a win to secure J1 promotion. Gifu were brave but were no match.
R37 FC Gifu 4-2 Tochigi SC (Goals: Satou 2, Shimada 1, Tanaka 1)
Gifu finally got their skates back on when they scored an impressive 4-2 victory over Tochigi. If only they had played like this a few rounds ago....
R38 Venforet Kofu 0-0 FC Gifu
Both teams battled hard and attacked well, however neither team got the scoreboard moving at the end of the day. Gifu will have to wait until at least 2012 until they get a crack at breaking their duck against Kofu again.