Iran Professional League: Sanat Naft Edges Past Esteghlal
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sanat Naft football team defeated Esteghlal 1-0 in the first week of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.
Karrar Jassim scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 18th minute in Abadan’s Takhti Stadium.
Elsewhere, Sepahan was held to a 1-1 draw by Saipa in Isfahan, newly promoted Pars Jonoubi Jam defeated its host Gostaresh Foolad 4-1, and Paykan drew 1-1 with Padideh.
On Thursday, IPL titleholder Persepolis defeated Foolad 2-0, Siahjamegan drew 2-2 with Zob Ahan, Naft Tehran defeated newly-promoted Sepidrood Rasht 2-1, and Esteghlal Khuzestan edged past Tractor Sazi 1-0.