Veteran striker Dejan Damjanovic struck twice to secure all three points for Suwon Bluewings in their Asian Champions League encounter against a below par Sydney FC.

Damjanovic has enjoyed a great start to his Suwon career and with three goals from his first two appearances the 36-year-old has proved that age is just a number.

The former Montenegro striker has settled in well since his arrival from K-League rivals FC Seoul and is set to boost his goal tally for the Bluewings.

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“They’re Suwon taking care of me, all the players and staff are trying to make everything more comfortable for me,” Damjanovic said.

“So, when the game comes, I’m still able to do my job.”

The 36-year-old has excelled in front of goal throughout his career with 32 goals in 76 appearances in his latest stint with Seoul and is fast proving to be a prized asset for his new side.

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After last night’s encounter the Montenegrin has scored four goals in his last two visits to Sydney after he landed a brace against Western Sydney Wanderers in last year’s Asian Champions League campaign while playing for his former side.

“I really like it here in Sydney, I’ve played well both times that I’ve come here,” Damjanovic said.

After playing in freezing temperatures in Suwon, the veteran striker adapted well to the stifling hot conditions presented to him in Sydney. His opening goal, a low driven shot from outside the box demonstrated that he had become accustomed to the challenging climate.

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“In that moment, I saw space that I could shoot, I wouldn’t dribble in this 30-degree heat,” he said.

“It was a really good shot, I opened the game with that goal and that’s the most important thing.”

Damjanovic’s man of the match performance ensured that Suwon extended their excellent record against Sydney with the Bluewings undefeated in their last three meetings with the Sky Blues.

With the support of captain Yeom Ki-hun and Brazilians Waguininho and Cristovam, the veteran will only continue to improve for his new outfit as they look to better last year’s performance in the competition when they exited in the round of 16.

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