AFC Champions League Wrap: Holders on brink

The A-League side took the lead in the 24th minute through Nikita Rukavytsya, but Shoma Doi levelled on the hour mark for Kashima before Mu Kanazaki's 92nd-minute winner settled the game.

That defeat, coupled with Seoul's draw with Guangzhou Evergrande, leaves Western Sydney bottom of Group H with five points, one adrift of Seoul and Kashima, who meet in the final matchday next month.

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