FFT's Five Finds: Big fat zero for Singapore and Tampines

Another action-packed weekend of Southeast Asian football is over and it has given plenty to choose from when it comes to FourFourTwo's Five Finds. 

First setbacks for Tampines

It has not been the best of weeks for Tampines Rovers.

A 2-1 defeat at in the AFC Cup at the hands of Philippines team Ceres La Salle means that progression to the knockout stage is not looking quite as smooth as it was.

Anything less than three points in Bangladesh at the home of Sheikh Jamal Dhamondi in the penultimate group game really will get the nerves jingling.

The midweek loss, the first in the continental competition, was followed by a first S.League setback, as they lost to Albirex Niigata (S) 1-0.

Three goals conceded in three days and all of them penalties. It means that instead of being top of both domestic league and continental group, there is still much work to do.

The White Swans are a good team so there should not be much to worry about.

However, it does mean that for the first time in 2016, there will be a few furrowed brows at training on Monday morning. It remains to be seen how the Mighty Stags react to these consecutive setbacks.

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