Esteghlal Suffers Fourth Loss in Iran Professional League

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Esteghlalif Tehran football team suffered another loss in the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.

The Iranian popular outfit was defeated 2-0 against newly-promoted Pars Nonoubi in Abadan.

Ali Dashti gave the host the lead in the 38th minute.

Pars Jonoubi’s Farshad Mohammadi Mehr was sent off in the 79th minute after receiving his second yellow card.

Farshad Salarvand extended the lead in the injury time from the penalty spot.

Esteghlal has lost to Sanat Naft, Saipa, Padideh and Pars Jonoubi so far in six matches.

Pars Jonoubi moved up three points atop the IPL table.

Persepolis is second with a match in hands.

Elsewhere, Padideh defeated Saipa 3-0, Zob Ahan humiliated Esteghlal Khuzestan 6-0 and Tractor Sazi drew 1-1 with Siahjamegan.

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