Ceres-Negros’ were knocked out of 2018 AFC Champions League following the 2-0 playoff defeat at Tianjin Quanjian.
Anthony Modeste gave the headstart for Tianjin after heading the ball into the back of the net in the 19th minute.
The French beat Ceres’ goalkeeper Toni Doblas in the 57th minute to secure the win and his side’s passage into the Champions League.
This victory sealed Tianjin their place in Group E of the Champions League, where they will face
Ceres-Negros will now have to be content with Group F of the 2018 AFC Cup against Home United, Shan United and the winner of the ASEAN qualifying play-offs, which will be decided between Boeung Ket Angkor and Lao Toyota FC.