For Tampines, it did not matter much other than the fact it was their fourth game without a goal and it cost them yet another defeat as they went down 3-0 to Song Lam in Vietnam.
For Home United, it cost them a shot at first spot with Chonburi walking away with all 3 points as the Thai side won 1-0 at Bishan.
The Protectors will now have to face a tough away tie in West Asia against Syrian side Al Shorta.
Sasa Dreven (GK); Anaz Hadee, Benoit Croissant, Jufri Taha; Ismadi Mukhtar, Fahrudin Mustafic (Aleksandar Duric 46’), Sazali Salleh, Ali Hudzaifi (Imran Sahib 46’); Davor Piskor, Ahmad Latiff Khamarudin, Ahmed Fahmie (Syaiful Iskandar 68’)
Lionel Lewis (GK); Masrezwan Masturi (Indra Sahdan Daud 69’), Rosman Sulaiman, Franklin Anzite, Jeremy Chiang; Shi Jiayi, Sofiyan Abdul Hamid, John Wilkinson, Firdaus Idros (Frederic Mendy 31’); Shotaro Ihata (Hafiz Nor 55’), Qiu Li.