Esteghlal Victorious in Iran Professional League

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Esteghlal of Tehran ended its run of three successive defeats with a 3-1 victory over Malavan of Anzali in the Iranian Professional League (IPL) on Thursday.

Esteghlal Victorious in Iran Professional League

The Blues needed to emerge victorious in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. They defeated Malavan 3-1.

Omid Ebrahimi gave a lead Esteghlal in the 33rd minute from the penalty spot.

Mohammad Ghazi extended the lead in the 40th minute.

Jalal Rafkhaei pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in the 55th minute.

Malavan put Esteghlal under pressure and could have equalized the match but Esteghlal striker Sajjad Shahbazzadeh made it 3-1 with seven minutes remaining.

Elsewhere, Gostaresh Foolad lost to Padideh 1-0, Naft played out a goalless draw against Zob Ahan and Esteghlal Khuzestan edged Rah Ahan 1-0.


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