Tehran's Reds Move to Third after Victory over Saba
TEHRAN (Tasnim)– Persepolis football team defeated Saba to move third in the Iranian Pro League (IPL), only three points behind the leader, Foolad.
On Friday, Persepolis beat Saba 3-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
Mohammad Abbaszadeh scored in the 12th minute and Persepolis defender Reza Noormohammadi doubled the lead in the 34th minute with a header.
In the 38th minute, referee Alireza Faghani showed the penalty spot but Saba Striker Reza Enayati couldn’t pull a goal back for Saba.
With two minutes remaining, Payam Sadeghian scored Persepolis’ third goal and was also selected as the best player of the match.
Enayati pulled a goal back in the injury time.