South Korean outfit Suwon Bluewings almost reached the final of the AFC Champions League but were beaten by Kashima Antlers after a thrilling 6-5 aggregate result.
After a 3-2 loss in the first leg, Damjanovic was the star of the show as Suwon went 3-1 up in the second leg. But Kashima got two late goals and pipped Suwon at the finishing line. Damjanovic scored a goal and went joint-top of the all-time AFC Champions League scoring charts with his 37th continental goal.
Suwon hit back in stunning fashion in the second half, scoring three goals in a span of eight minutes. Im Sang-Hyeob tucked home from close-range in the 52nd before Jo Sung-Jin converted a header. Dejan Damjanovic broke in behind the Kashima defence to make it 3-1 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.
Damjanovic had four attempts on goal and created two chances for his teammates.
He was simply sensational on the night for Suwon and is aptly named this week's Toyota Asian Player of the Week!