Esteghlal draws Foolad, Pars Jonobi shares points with Tractor [VIDEO]

( Esteghlal football team failed to beat Foolad in an Iran Professional League (IPL) home match on Friday.

The Tehran-based team, headed by newly-appointed Winfried Schaefer, played out a goalless draw against Foolad at the Azadi Stadium.

Elsewhere, IPL leader Pars Jonoubi shared the points with Tractor Sazi after being held 1-1 by the Tabriz-based team, Saipa drew 1-1 with Sepidrood Rasht, Padided and Zob Ahan match finished in a 2-2 tie, Sepahan beat Siahjamegan 2-0 and Sanat Naft defeated Naft Tehran 1-0.

Persepolis defeated Esteghlal Khuzestan 3-1 on Thursday and Paykan edged past Gosatresh Foolad 1-0.

Pars Jonoubi remains top of the table with 19 points and Persepolis is second with 17 points and one match in hands.