2012 Tochigi SC season
|J. League Division 2||-|
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||Promotion or relegation
|1||Ventforet Kofu (C) (P)||42||24||14||4||63||35||+28||86||Promotion to 2013 J.League Division 1|
|2||Shonan Bellmare (P)||42||20||15||7||66||43||+23||75|
|3||Kyoto Sanga||42||23||5||14||61||45||+16||74||Qualification for promotion playoffs|
|5||JEF United Chiba||42||21||9||12||61||33||+28||72|
|6||Oita Trinita (O) (P)||42||21||8||13||59||40||+19||71|
|22||Machida Zelvia (R)||42||7||11||24||34||67||−33||32||Relegation to 2013 Japan Football League 1|
Updated to games played on 11 November 2012.
Source: J.League Division 2
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal differential; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head results; 5th disciplinary points; 6th draw
If two clubs are tied for first place, both clubs will be declared champions.
1 The promotion and relegation between J2 and JFL will take place only if more than one promotion-eligible (i.e. having a J.League Associate Membership) JFL team finished above second place and playoff will be played only if a eligible JFL team finished in second place(See the corresponding section for further details). As only 2012 Japan Football League Champion V-Varen Nagasaki has the Associate Membership among the top 2 teams. Machida Zelvia was relegated immediately but no relegation/playoff was taken place for FC Gifu which finished 21st.
(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.
|4 March 2012 1||Ventforet Kofu||2 - 1||Tochigi S.C.||Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium|
|Sunday 15:04||Davi 25', 73'||Report||60' Hirose||Attendance: 10,169
|11 March 2012 2||Tochigi S.C.||0 - 3||Oita Trinita||Tochigi Green Stadium|
|Sunday 13:03||Report|| 36', 76' Morishima
|17 March 2012 3||Tokushima Vortis||0 - 1||Tochigi S.C.||Pocarisweat Stadium|
|Saturday 13:04||Report||15' Takagi||Attendance: 3,572
|20 March 2012 4||Tochigi S.C.||0 - 0||Kataller Toyama||Tochigi Green Stadium|
|Tuesday 19:03||Report||Attendance: 2,446
|25 March 2012 5||Ehime FC||1 - 1||Tochigi S.C.||Ningineer Stadium|
|Sunday 14:04||Arita 60'||Report||34' Hirose||Attendance: 2,838