Champion and leader Tampines Rovers played to a 3-3 draw with second-placed Albirex Niigata (S).
It could have been much worse as the Japanese side came back from 2 goals down to lead 3-2 with 15 minutes left but the defending champions showed why they are leading the table with an 8 points over Albirex as they fought back to a 3-3 draw with a goal from Aleksandar Duric.
The Singaporean forward had also opened the scoring for Tampines with Fahrudin Mustafic adding the second goal.
Kento Nagasaki, Kazuki Sakamoto and Shingo Suzuki scored for Albirex.
In other matches, DPMM Brunei and Balestier Khalsa played to a 1-1 draw while Warriors beat Hougang 2-1.
Qiu Li opened the scoring for the Tigers while Tales Ricarte Dos Santos reply late in the second period for the Brunei side.
Marin Vidosevic and Mislav Karoglan scored for Warriors with Fairoz Hasan scoring a late consolation goal.
Ridhuan Barudin (GK), Anaz Hadee (Jufri Taha 68'), Kunihiro Yamashita, Seiji Kaneko, Ruzaini Zainal, Fahrudin Mustafic (Imran Sahib 75'), Firdaus Kasman, Shahdan Sulaiman, Jamil Ali (Khairul Amri 46'), Vitor Ladeiras, Aleksandar Duric
Zaiful Nizam (GK), Yusiskandar Yusop (Poh Yi Feng 80'), Tengku Mushadad, Jaslee Hatta (C), Ridwan Jamil, Ruhaizad Ismail (Zulkiffli Hassim 46'), Kim Minho, Park Kang Jin, Syed Thaha, Obadin Aikhena, Qiu Li (Patrick Paran 85')
Fadhil Salim (GK) (C), Shahir Hamzah, Hasree Zais, Igor Cerina, Fazly Hasan, Nurhilmi Jasni, Thomas Beattie, Azhar Sairudin (Syaqir Sulaiman 79'), Fazli Jaffar, Liam Shotton (Fairoz Hasan 81'), Jerome Baker (Sobrie Mazelan 71')
Hassan Sunny (GK), Jeremy Chiang, Daniel Bennett (C), Marin Vidosevic, Zulfadli Zainal Abidin, Matthew Abraham (Shi Jiayi 63'), Kazuyuki Toda, Shimpei Sakurada (Hafsyar Farkhan 75'), Tatsuro Inui, Erwan Gunawan (Abdil Qaiyyim 84'), Mislav Karoglan
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