In the AFC Champions League east region, Kashima drew Tianjin while Jeonbuk play Suwon.
Two-time champions Knight Riders will now meet Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second qualifier in Kolkata on Friday.
The 25-year-old Yates extended his advantage as Froome, 32, lost more time and is now nearly three minutes behind his compatriot.
Farah, who finished third in the London Marathon last month, deployed his famous finishing kick to surge past Uganda's Moses Kipsiro with 100 metres left to win in a time of 28 minutes 27 seconds.
The win lifted Neuville top of the championship standings after six of the 13 events on the calendar with the Rally of Italy in Sardinia next up in two weeks.
The Swiss star will face Hungary's world number 60 Marton Fucsovics in Thursday's quarterfinals.