AFC Champions League 2018: Toyota Player of the Week - Suwon Bluewings' Dejan Damjanovic

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The Montenegrin was in sensational form for Suwon Bluewings against Jeonbuk Motors...

Suwon Bluewings notched a fantastic 3-0 win over compatriots Suwon Bluewings in the first leg of their AFC Champions League quarter-final first leg clash.

The star of the show for Suwon was striker Dejan Damjanovic who scored a brace and handed them the advantage in the two-legged tie. He was in sensational form, especially towards the end of the game. 

Though Jeonbuk were dominating the game, Elvis Saric's low cross from the left was turned in Dejan Damjanovic at the far post in the 75th minute to shock them. Damjanovic then made it 2-0 in the 82nd minute when he controlled a knock-down from Lee Jong-sung and rifled home.

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Damjanovic's brace took his total AFC Champions League tally to 34 goals, just two off the all-time record held by Jeonbuk veteran Lee Dong-gook.

The 37-year-old's strikes came from three shots on target and he also won eight duels, had 48 touches and completed 27 passes to earn an impressive 8.9 rating.

He was simply sensational on the night for Suwon and is aptly named this week's Toyota Asian Player of the Week! 

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