Esteghlal Held by Esteghlal Khuzestan in Iran Professional League
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Esteghlal football team was held to a goalless draw by Esteghlal Khuzestan in Iran Professional League (IPL) Week 2 on Friday.
Esteghlal, who had lost to Sanat Naft Abadan 1-0 in its IPL opening match, created several chances in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium but the team’s strikers lacked the cutting edge.
In Mashhad, Padideh defeated Sepahan 4-0, Zob Ahan beat Gostaresh Foolad 3-0 and newly-promoted Pars Jonoubi defeated Paykan 3-2.
On Thursday, IPL holder Persepolis defeated Tractor Sazi 2-1, Saipa beat Sanat Naft 3-2, Foolad was held to a 1-1 draw by Naft Tehran and Sepidrood Rasht lost to Siah Jamegan 2-1.