IPL Title Favorites Defeat Opponents

IPL Title Favorites Defeat Opponents

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sepahan, Esteghlal and Persepolis football teams defeated their opponents in Iran Professional League (IPL) Matchday 24 on Friday.

Sepahan defeated visiting team Sanat Naft in Isfahan thanks to a Farshad Ahmadzadeh’s first-half goal.

Second-placed Esteghlal beat Zob Ahan 2-0 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Mahdi Ghaedi scored the first goal in the 20th minute and Kevin Yamga doubled the scoreboard from the penalty spot in the 63rd minute.

Persepolis also defeated 10-man Mes in Rafsanjan. Its Georgian defender Giorgi Gvelesiani scored from the penalty spot in the 30th minute.

Mes Rafsanjan defender Ramtin Soleymanzadeh was shown a straight red card in the 25th minute.

Gol Gohar also defeated Nassaji 2-1 in its away match.

Sepahan remained top with 52 points, followed by Esteghlal (49) and Persepolis (48).

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