Sepahan Returns to IPL Top, Persepolis Suffers First Defeat

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sepahan football team defeated Sepidrood Rasht 3-0 to return to top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) table on Sunday.

Sepahan Returns to IPL Top, Persepolis Suffers First Defeat

Amir Ghalenoei’s team defeated Sepidrood 3-0 courtesy of goals from Ali Ghorbani, Mehrdad Mohammadi and Kiros Stanlley in Isfahan’s Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium.

Earlier on the day, Persepolis suffered its first loss in the current season, losing to Foolad 2-1 in Ahvaz’s Ghadir Stadium.

Mehdi Zobeidi and Luciano Pereira scored for Foolad and Kamal Kamyabinia pulled a goal back.

Tractor Sazi was also held to a 1-1 draw by Nassaji in Ghaemshahr.

Padideh edged past rock-bottom Esteghlal Khuzestan 1-0 and Machine Sazi defeated Sanat Naft Abadan 1-0.

Sepahan leads the IPL table with 35 points, one point ahead of Persepolis and Padideh.

 

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