Iran’s Persepolis 8th in Club Asia Ranking
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran’s Persepolis is eighth in the latest Club Asia Ranking, released by footballdatabase.com.
Iran Professional League title-holder Persepolis is the country’s sole representative in the AFC Champions League.
Branko Ivankovic’s team sits eighth in the ranking with 1559 points.
Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia leads the table with 1639 points, followed by Al Ahli (1620), China’s Guangzhou Evergrande (1614), South Korea’s Jeonbuk (1611), Japan’s Kashima Antlers (1601), the UAE’s Al Ain (1593), Kawasaki Frontale (1569) and Persepolis (1559).
Iran’s Esteghlal is 16th in Asia with 1518 points and Tractor Sazi sits 23rd with 1495 points.
Real Madid leads the Club World Ranking with 2124 points, followed by Bayern Munich (1998) and Barcelona (1990).
Persepolis ranks 152 in the Club World Ranking, while Esteghlal sits in 232nd place and Tractor Sazi is 283rd.