Tanjong Pagar United defeated League Cup champions DPMM Brunei 1-0 to halt their charge since their return from international break.
The Brunei side had won their last 2 games and were looking to add Tanjong Pagar to their scalp but the Queenstown side was not about to accept that story line.
Despite playing with 10 men after Asraf Rashid was send off with 30 minutes more to play, the Jaguars held onto the lead given to them by in the first half.
In other matches, Home United crushed Balestier Khalsa 4-0, Woodlands Wellington defeated Courts Young Lions 3-1 and Hairmau Muda defeated Warriors FC 2-1.
Song Ui Young, Lee Kwan Woo, Jordan Webb and Hafiz Rahim got the goals for the Protectors.
For the Cubs, Sherif EL-Masri got their first official goal after their last two goals, also scored by EL-Masri, was cancelled but it was not enough for the Jalan Besar side to collect any point as the Rams staged a second half comeback.
An own goal was followed by late goals from Moon Soon Ho and Goh Swee Swee.
Finally, Syazwan Tajudin and Ridzuan Abdunloh scored for the Malaysians while Mislav Karoglan reply for the Warriors.
Zaiful Nizam (GK), Yusiskandar Yusop, Obadin Aikhena, Jaslee Hatta, Syed Thaha, Kim Min-ho (Zulkiffli Hassim 28'), Tengku Mushadad, Park Kang-jin, Shafuan Sutohmoh (Patrick Paran 45'), Qiu Li, Jung Hee-bong (Poh Yi Feng 64')
Shahril Jantan (GK), Nor Azli Yusoff, Noh Rahman, Sirina Camara, Masrezwan Masturi, Song Ui-young (Aliff Shafaein 75'), Hafiz Rahim, Lee Kwan-woo (Sofiyan Abdul Hamid 80'), Masato Fukui (Mustaqim Manzur 79'), Jordan Webb, Indra Sahdan Daud
Courts Young Lions
Rudy Khairullah (GK), Tajeli Salamat, Sheikh Abdul Hadi, Emmeric Ong, Sufianto Salleh, Anumanthan Mohan Kumar, Shamil Sharif, Fareez Farhan, Afiq Noor (Nur Ridho 71'), Faiz Salleh (Farhan Rahmat 76'), Sherif El-Masri (Stanely Ng 85')
Yazid Yasin (Ahmadulhaq Che Omar 90') (GK), Ang Zhiwei, Shahril Alias, Cho Sung-hwan, Rosman Sulaiman, Atsushi Shimono, Armanizam Dolah, Chang Jo-yoong, Khalid Hamdaoui, Taufiq Rahmat (Fadhil Noh 56', Goh Swee Swee 85'), Moon Soon-ho
Hassan Sunny (GK), Zulfadli Zainal Abidin, Abdil Qaiyyim (Daniel Bennett 66'), Tatsuro Inui, Shimpei Sakurada, Ruzaini Zainal, Shukor Zailan (Matthew Abraham 76'), Mislav Karoglan, Sufian Anuar, Marin Vidosevic, Erwan Gunawan (Prakash Manikam 74')
Tanjong Pagar United
Aurelien Herisson (GK), Azhar Ahmad, Walid Lounis, Asraf Rashid, Ahmad Latiff, Kamel Ramdani, Hafiz Nor, Saz,ali Salleh, K Vikraman, Ismael Benahmed, Monsef Zerka