Kim Shin-yui has scored twice as Super Reds thrashed S.League basement side Balestier Khalsa 5-1, Australian defender Jamie Pitt netting Balestier's consolation.
The defender opened the scoring at Yishun Stadium after just six minutes before midfielder Kim Yoon-sik doubled the lead 11 minutes later.
Midfielder Yu Hyun-koo added a third for the Koreans three minutes after the break before Australian defender Jamie Pitt provided a rare bright moment for the visitors, who have just won three games this season, just a minute later.
Kim Shin-yui restored the three-goal cushion after 73 minutes before Seo Su-jung completed the scoring with five minutes remaining.
Super Reds reclaimed sixth place from Geylang United, who edged out Brunei DPMM 4-3 a day earlier.