Tampines Rovers beaten 3-2 at home by Vietnamese club in AFC Cup opener
THEY may be king in the S-League but just cannot lord it over other teams in Asia.
For the second year running in the AFC Cup, Tampines Rovers lost their opening fixture last night.
Vietnam's Saigon Xuan Thanh, who face match-fixing allegations back home, were the deserved 3-2 victors in the Group H clash at the Jalan Besar Stadium.
As for the S-League champions, similar dismal displays will surely see them booted out at the group phase like last season, when they won just one of their six matches.