Central Coast Mariners sealed the second qualifying spot in AFC Champions League Group H, despite losing 3-0 at home to pool winners Kashiwa Reysol on Tuesday.
Thailand will have a representative in the knockout stage of the AFC Champions League for the first time in a decade after Buriram United snatched a 2-2 draw at FC Seoul.
Newly crowned A-League champions the Central Coast Mariners took a stride toward the AFC Champions League round of 16 with a 1-0 victory at Suwon Bluewings on Tuesday evening.
Saudi Arabian duo Al Shabab and Al Ahli became the first teams to book their places in the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League with wins on Wednesday.
Kashiwa Reysol made it three wins out of three in the AFC Champions League with a 6-2 thrashing of Group H rivals Suwon Bluewings.
Al Ahli maintained their perfect start to the Asian Champions League group stage with a 4-2 win away to Sepahan at the Foolad Shahr Stadium.
Al-Ahly top Group C of the AFC Champions League after they won 2-1 at Al-Nasr, while Djibril Cisse's brace saw Al-Gharafa beat Sepahan 3-1.
A last-minute goal by Soares Geilson moments after coming on as a substitute ensured Teraktor Sazi FC remained at the top of AFC Champions League Group A with a 3-3 draw at El Jaish.
Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande began their AFC Champions League campaign in stunning fashion by dispatching Urawa Reds 3-0.
Jeonbuk Motors, Urawa Red Diamonds and Guangzhou Evergrande were paired together in the standout group of the 2013 AFC Champions League draw.