Tractor Sazi Edges Past Esteghlal in IPL
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Tractor Sazi football team beat Esteghlal 1-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) thanks to a late goal from Mohammad Ebrahimi.
With two games left until the end of the season, Tractor Sazi overtook Esteghlal in second place.
Ebrahimi scored the winner in the 87th minute with a long range shot.
Persepolis, who sealed the title on Saturday, qualified for the next season’s AFC Champions League automatically.
IPL’s second team will also advance to the competition automatically.
Furthermore, Gostaresh Foolad played out a goalless draw with Naft Tehran, Zob Ahan defeated relegated Machine Sazi 2-1, Saipa lost to Sanat Naft 2-0, Esteghlal Khuzestan defeated Foolad 3-1 in Ahvaz’s derby, Saba was defeated against Sepahan 1-0 and struggling Siah Jamegan lost to Paykan 2-1.