Persepolis Edges Al-Sadd to Reach 2020 ACL Quarters
- September, 27, 2020 - 20:44
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Persepolis football team from Iran defeated Qatari giant Al-Sadd 1-0 to book a place at the 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
On Sunday, Persepolis edged Xavi’s Al-Sadd 1-0 thanks to Issa Alekasir’s 88th minute goal.
Persepolis defender Siamak Nemati was sent off in the 90th minute.
Persepolis joins Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahli Saudi FC and Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals, with the draw scheduled for Monday.
Al-Nassr and Al-Taawoun SC square off in an all-Saudi affair in the last of the Round of 16 ties later on Sunday.
The quarter-finals matches will be held on Wednesday.