With the Protectors playing in the Singapore Cup Final just 3 days earlier, the Stags had a big advantage of of a well-rest squad and the Stags took full advantage of it.
In a match played on field that I cannot called a pitch, it was a match of few chances as both sides were unable to create much with the state of the field.
In the end, it was a moment of inspiration from Ahmad Latiff who notched the winner.
The Stags now go one point ahead of Home United with one game left
Yohann Lacroix (GK), Jufri Taha, Benoit Croissant, Seiji Kaneko, Fahrudin Mustafic, Firdaus Kasman (Jamil Ali (Shukor Zailan)), Ahmad Latiff, Akihiro Nakamura, Ismadi Mukhtar, Imran Sahib, Aleksandar Duric (C)
Lionel Lewis (GK), Kenji Arai, Juma'at Jantan, Valery Hiek, Rosman Sulaiman, Shi Jiayi (C), Isa Halim, Firdaus Idros (Qiu Li), Masrezwan Masturi (Yasir Hanapi), Frederic Mendy, Sherif El-Masri (Sufian Anuar)