Persepolis Advances to Iran’s Hazfi Cup Semifinals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis football team emerged victorious in the match against Padideh in Iran’s Hazfi Cup quarter-finals on Monday.

Persepolis Advances to Iran’s Hazfi Cup Semifinals

Branko Ivankovic’s team won on penalties in front of about 20,000 spectators at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

After a 1-1 draw in 120 minutes, Persepolis beat Padideh 4-2 on penalties.

Mohammad Mehdi Mehdikhani scored for Padideh in the 12th minute after escaping offside trap and Ali Mosleh equalized the match in the 20th minute from a corner cross.

Persepolis will play Sepahan in the competition’s semis in Isfahan’s Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium.

The date of the match has not been announced.

The winner of the game will meet Damash Gilan in the final match.

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