Hulk inspired a Shanghai SIPG comeback win versus FC Seoul while Kashima Antlers won at Ulsan Hyundai in the AFC Champions League on Wednesday night.
Despite a brave fightback from three goals down, Western Sydney Wanderers lost 3-2 at home to FC Seoul in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
WSW look to put FC Seoul on the back foot early in a bid to turn their Asian Champions League lifeline into a late dash for the knockout stages.
Tony Popovic senses FC Seoul will again be there for the taking when revived Western Sydney resume their AFC Champions League campaign in four weeks.
Western Sydney Wanderers' AFC Champions League game with FC Seoul will be about who wants a shot at the knockout phase more, playmaker Mitch Nichols.
Western Sydney Wanderers survived a late onslaught to defeat FC Seoul 3-2 and resurrect their disappointing Asian Champions League campaign.
Jiangsu Suning coach Choi Yong-soo stressed his side's 1-0 win over Jeju United and Shanghai SIPG's success over FC Seoul did not signal a power shift
Shanghai SIPG made it two wins in a row in the AFC Champions League as Hulk's spectacular strike earned Andre Villas-Boas' team a 1-0 over FC Seoul.
FC Seoul face the most difficult task in the group stage of the 2017 Asian Champions League, according to forward Dejan Damjanovic.
Former Arsenal striker Park Chu-young won the South Korean title for FC Seoul on Sunday afternoon in a dramatic last day of the season.