IPL: Esteghlal Beats Pars Jonoubi

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Esteghlal football team defeated Pars Jonoubi 2-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Wednesday.

IPL: Esteghlal Beats Pars Jonoubi

In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Emad Mirjavan scored an own goal in the 11th minute.

Esteghlal was awarded a penalty in the 32nd minute but Vouria Ghaffouri’s strike was saved by Rahman Ahmadi.

South African midfielder Ayanda Patosi made it 2-0 in the 38th minute.

 “I am very happy because we defeated a strong team. However, we could have scored the third goal,” Esteghlal coach Winfried Schaefer said in the post-match news conference.

Esteghlal sits fifth in IPL table with 31 points, seven points behind leader Sepahan.

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