Persepolis Held by Gostaresh Foolad in IPL
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Siamak Nemati’s last-gasp goal salvaged a point for Persepolis football team in a 1-1 draw here at the Azadi Stadium against Gostaresh Foolad.
Gostaresh Foolad was on the verge of a big victory against the Iran Professional League (IPL) leader after Esmaeil Farhadi gave it the lead in the 74th minute from a counter-attack.
In the dying moments of the match, substitute Nemati found the back of the net with a powerful shot from just inside the box.
Furthermore, Pars Jonoubi moved to the second place with a 1-1 draw against Esteghlal Khuzestan, Zob Ahan defeated Sanat Naft Abadan 2-1 in Isfahan and Tractor Sazi lost to Saipa 2-1 in Tabriz.
Persepolis leads the table with 45 points, 12 points clear of Pars Jonoubi.
On Friday, Padideh will host Esteghlal in Mashhad, Sepahan face Sepidrood in Rasht, Foolad play Paykan in Ahvaz and Naft Tehran meet Siahjamegan.