SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dejan Damjanovic scored late for FC Seoul to beat Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli 1-0 and advance to the Asian Champions League semifinals for the first time on Wednesday.

Also advancing were Iran's Esteghlal, Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande and Kashiwa Reysol of Japan.

Damjanovic took a pass on the right side from Ha Dae-sung and scored into the far corner with just a minute left at Seoul World Cup Stadium.

The South Korean champion advanced 2-1 on aggregate. Damjanovic, who spent a season with Al Ahli in 2006, netted the away goal in the 1-1 draw in Jeddah.

Andranik Teymourian scored in the second minute of stoppage as Esteghlal beat Thailand's Buriram United 2-1 to advance 3-1 on aggregate after last month's 1-0 win in Tehran.

Osmar opened the scoring on a header in the 38th for Buriram, and Hanif Omranzadeh equalized in the 53rd.

Teymourian sealed Esteghlal's passage with a superb long-range effort that beat Buriram goalkeeper Siwarak.

The two-time Asian club champions are seeking to add to the titles won in 1970 and 1991 to join South Korea's Pohang Steelers as the only three-time winners.

Brazilian forward Elkeson scored twice, countryman Muriqui added one and Argentina's Dario Conca also found the net in Guangzhou's 4-0 win over Lekhwiya. The Chinese team advanced 6-1 on aggregate.

Kashiwa Reysol profited from an own goal by Al Shabab's Kwak Tae-hwi to draw 2-2 and advance 2-1 on away goals.

Naoya Kondo scored for Kashiwa, while Naif Hazizi and . Hassan Fallatah found the net for Al Shabab.

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