ACL Semifinals: Mehdi Taremi misses Persepolis Matches against Al Hilal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi missed the matches against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the AFC Champions League semifinals. Taremi will have to serve a four-month ban after FIFA found he had breached his contract with Çaykur Rizespor. If Persepolis qualifies for the final matches, Taremi will also miss them. The Iranian national team’s striker

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Persepolis will win ACL title if we beat Al Hilal: Branko Ivankovic

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football coach Branko Ivankovic says that they will lift the 2017 AFC Champions League title if they defeat Al Hilal. The Iranian giants will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Abu Dhabi, the UAE on September 26 in the first leg of the ACL semi-final and meet the team on October 17 in Muscat

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AFC Champions League Semi-Finals – Three key players: Persepolis [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Ahead of the highly anticipated 2017 AFC Champions League semi-final between Persepolis of Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, we look at some of the key men who could make the difference. First off, we begin with the Tehran giants who boast a striker on a hot streak, a talented playmaker, and

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Analysis: Calm Persepolis perfect their plan

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- It was evident that Persepolis had arrived in Abu Dhabi with a gameplan. Ali Alipour’s early goal helped their cause and although matters were slightly complicated by Kamal Kamyabinia’s 11th minute sending off, the Tehran giants succeeded in seeing it through. Persepolis’ productive pressing Persepolis put numbers in midfield and were able to limit Al

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AFC Champions League QF, Second Leg: 10 men Persepolis beats Saudi’s Al-Ahli(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the 2017 AFC Champions League semi-finals after beating Al Ahli 3-1 (5-3 on aggregate) at Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in the quarter-final second leg on Tuesday. Two late penalties gave Persepolis the victory as the Iranians showed great spirit, as they had

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