Esteghlal Midfielder Humam Tariq to Miss Tehran Derby
TEHRAN (Tasnim) –'Iranian Esteghlal football club's Iraqi midfielder Humam Tariq will reportedly miss the Tehran derby.
Esteghlal and Persepolis will play in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on March 30.
Tariq is a key player for the Blues and his absence is a big blew for them.
The iconic midfielder will be out of action for 10 days.
Esteghlal will move top of the Iran Professional League table if beats its old foe Persepolis in the derby.
Tehran derby, also known as Red-Blue Derby, is a football match between the two prominent Tehran clubs Esteghlal and Persepolis of Iran.