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Perth Glory 'deserved more' in their Asian Champions League debut

The Western Australians fell to a late goal away from home but showed plenty of positives in defeat

Perth Glory's first taste of the Asian Champions League has ended on a sour note after FC Tokyo scored an 82nd-minute winner to secure a 1-0 victory in Japan on Tuesday night.

After a first 45 minutes of few clear-cut chances, Tony Popovic's side threatened to open the scoring in the second half with Bruno Fornaroli and Ivan Franjic both going close for the visitors.

As Glory pushed for a winner, FC Tokyo caught the Australian club out in the dying stages as Brazilian attacker Leandro curled home a brilliant effort from the top of the box with less than 10 minutes remaining.