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90' + 2'
K. Tagawa
S. Abe
89'
Joan Oumari
Diego Oliveira
89'
G. Popovic
I. Franjić
82'
Leandro
S. Abe
1 - 0
13'
T. Mrčela
Yellow Card

Match Stats

Possession
53% 47%
11
4
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 1
Total Passes 469 432
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Ulsan ULS Ulsan 5 4 1 0 10 4 +6 13 W W W W D
2 Tokyo TOK Tokyo 5 2 1 2 5 5 0 7 L W L W D
3 Shanghai Shenhua SHE Shanghai Shenhua 4 2 0 2 5 6 -1 6 L W L W
4 Perth Glory PER Perth Glory 4 0 0 4 2 7 -5 0 L L L L

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8th Finals

Commentary

FULL TIME - Perth Glory have come up short in their first ever Asian Champions League match with Leandro's stunner in the 82nd minute enough to give Tokyo a 1-0 win. Perth will go home empty handed but they will be armed with confidence that they can mix it with their ACL opposition.
90' + 3'  Leandro looks to pass it through to Konno but he is caught offside.
K. Tagawa
S. Abe
90' + 2' SUBSTITUTION TOKYO - The home side finalise their changes with Abe replaced by Tagawa.
90' There will be three minutes of stoppage time. 
G. Popovic
I. Franjić
89' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Ivan Franjić comes off in an attacking change with Gabriel Popovic coming on. 
Joan Oumari
Diego Oliveira
89' SUBSTITUTION TOKYO - Oliveira is replaced by Oumari.
88' Fornaroli takes the free kick this time and it's exactly the same result with him striking it into the wall. 
87' Fornaroli wins the foul in a very dangerous position. 
86' The corner is sent looking for Mrcela but he is outnumbered and the Tokyo defence are able to clear. 
85' Kim tries to send the cross into the box but it deflects out for a corner. 
85' Perth still have time to try and get something from this match. 
Leandro
Goal
82' GOAL TOKYO - Abe lays it off for Leandro who has time and space to shoot inside the top corner with Reddy left blindsided by the shot. It was a magnificent shot that was perfectly placed that gives Tokyo a well deserved 1-0 lead. 
82' Konno sends it into the box but Kilkenny heads clear. 
81' Tokyo have had 16 shots to Perth's 7. 
80' The corner is scrambled out by the Perth defence. 
79' Konno wins the corner off Grant. He has been very lively since coming on. 
78' Castro chips it to Franjic in the box but his first touch lets him down. 
77' Ogawa crosses into the box looking for Takahagi who heads it over for a goal kick. 
76' Castro sends the free kick straight into the wall. 
J. Brimmer
K. Popovic
75' SUBSITUTION GLORY - Kristian Popovic has played well tonight but he will be making way for Jake Brimmer.
74' Castro is fouled in a very dangerous position. 
N. D'Agostino
J. Chianese
73' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Joel  Chianese comes off with the in form Nicholas D'Agostino.
73' Takahagi goes down in the box looking for a penalty but the referee was not impressed and let him know in no uncertain way.
72' Abe intercepts in the box but Popovic defends well to win the ball back. 
70' Castro shoots around the corner from a long way out but he is off target. 
68' Franjic sends it into the box looking for Fornaroli but it's got too much on it. 
67' Tokyo have another corner that is flicked on to the far post but Franjic is desperate in defence to put the pressure on two opponents and force the mistake. 
66' Abe tries one from distance but his attempt is way off target. 
64' Konno looks for Ogawa at the far post but his cross is a little too quick. 
62' Konno with a chance at the edge of the box but his attempt is charged down. 
60' Fornaroli with a chance inside the box after being played in by Kilkenny but his shot is into the side netting. 
K. Konno
Adailton
59' SUBSTITUTION TOKYO - Adailtonis replaced by Kazuya Konno.
58' The third corner comes out to Takahagi who blazes away. 
58' The next corner is sent to the near post where Chianese isn't able to control it and it goes for another corner. 
57' The corner is sent to the far post where Franjic does well to heead out for another. 
57' The pressure continues to build on Perth with Mrcela conceding the corner. 
53' Again the Perth Glory defence see out the danger. 
52' Tokyo continue to work through the Perth defence and they win another corner. 
50' Tokyo have the corner but it's cleared by the well organised Perth defence. 
48' The second half has started the same way as the first with Tokyo keeping possession. 
45' The second half is underway. 
HALF TIME - Perth have emerged unscathed in their first half of Asian Champions League football. In a game that really didn't see many chances the half-time scoreline is 0-0. 
45' + 1' Perth have the set piece with Kilkenny looking for Mrcela, but this time he is outnumbered. 
43' Leandro continues to be troubling the Perth defence. 
40' The corner is pushed out to the edge of the box where Ogawa shoots but it's comfortably covered by Reddy. 
39' The home side win another corner against Kilkenny. 
37' Tokyo continue to control possession. 
34' It is not a huge crowd in attendance by any means but they are still singing and making some noise to create an atmosphere tonight. 
31' Another ball is sent to the far post for Mrcela but once again he heads wide. 
28' Perth have the set piece and it's taken by Kilkenny who sends it in towards Mrcela but he heads it wide. 
25' Some good ball movement from the home side but the header by Adailton is over once again. 
24' Castro slides it through looking for Chianese who is offside. 
21' Leandro rides the challenge of Castro and finds Oliveira whose first touch is magic before running onto it and shooting wide. 
18' This match is being played in very cool conditions. It would take the Glory players a bit of getting used to. 
15' Leandro sends it into the box to Adailton who heads it over for a goal kick. 
T. Mrčela
Yellow Card
13' YELLOW CARD - Adailton is brought down by Tomislav Mrčela who is shown the first yellow card of the night. 
13' Kilkenny sends a short one to Castro who tries to get it to Chianese, but he can't keep it in and the ball is out for a goal kick. 
11' Fornaroli goes down theatrically after the goal kick and he is given the free kick half way between the centre and penalty box. 
9' Tokyo have enjoyed most of the possession at the start of this match. 
7' The long ball is sent in by Tokyo but there is a foul by Leandro and Perth will have the free kick in defence. 
4' Leandro sends it to the near post and it's easily cleared by the Perth defence. 
4' Tokyo have the first corner of the match. 
1' We are off and underway. 
Perth Glory: Reddy (GK), Alex Grant, Gregory Wuthrich, Ivan Franjic, Joel Chianese, Bruno Fornaroli, Kim Soo-Beom, Tomislav Mrcela, Diego Castro, Kristian Popovic, Neil Kilkenny. Subs: Tando Velaphi, Jacob Tratt, James Meredith, Nicholas D'Agostino, Jake Brimmer, Vince Lia, Gabriel Popovic. 
FC Tokyo: Akihiro Hayashi (GK), Sei Muroya, Masato Morishige, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Ryoya Ogawa, Yojiro Takahagi, Diego Oliveira, Adailton, Kento Hashimoto, Leandro, Shuto Abe. Subs: Hortaka Mita, Go Hatano, Kiichi Yajima, Kyosuke Tagawa, Joan Oumari, Hotaka Nakamura, Kazuya Konno.  
This is Perth Glory's first ever Asian Champions League match. They will be hoping to make the right impression tonight coached by a man who knows what it's like to win this competition in Tony Popovic. 
FC Tokyo have won four of their seven Asian Champions League home matches and will be expecting a fifth home win tonight. 
This is the first time these two sides will be meeting in any competition. 
Welcome to Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo for tonight's clash between FC Tokyo and Perth Glory. 
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