ACL Matchday 6: Al Hilal SFC 0-1 Esteghlal FC (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – AFC) Kuwait City: Esteghlal secured first place in Group D with a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, thanks to Vouria Ghafouri’s goal on Matchday Six of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group D on Monday. Al Hilal started the brighter of the two sides and had their first attempt on goal

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AFC CL Matchday 5: Esteghlal 2 – Al Rayyan 0 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress, AFC) Esteghlal booked their place in the 2018 AFC Champions League knock-out stage with a 2-0 win over Qatar’s Al Rayyan at Azadi Stadium on Matchday Five of Group D on Monday. The hosts got off to a flying start and needed just four minutes to open the scoring as Server Djeparov converted a

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Jiri Sanak named Esteghlal assistant coach

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) Most recently, Sanak has worked at Czech Republic football team Mlada Boleslav. Sanak replaced Mick McDermott in Tehran-based team. Irish coach McDermott parted company with Esteghlal in late October. According to Iranian media, a Jamaican coach will be added to Esteghlal staff. Esteghlal German coach Winfried Schafer has already worked as Jamaica

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Persepolis Edge Past Esteghlal in Tehran Derby (Video Highlight)

(IranSportsPress.com – TehranTimes) – Persepolis striker Ali Alipour was brought down in penalty area in 22nd minute by Rouzbeh Cheshmi and converted his penalty. Esteghlal were dominant team in the second half but failed to create dangerous chance. The match was abandoned by referee Bijan Heydari in the last minutes as a result of the missile

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Tehran derby is Asia’s best derby: Winfried Schafer

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- German coach Winfried Schafer says that he thinks Tehran derby between Esteghlal and Persepolis is the most important derby in Asia. Schafer will experience his first Tehran derby in Iran Professional League in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Thursday. Schafer has already worked in Thailand national football team and Emirati clubs Al Ahli and Al

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Persepolis coach Ivankovic can’t wait for Derby clash with Esteghlal

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic says that he is counting down the minutes until the Tehran derby and cannot wait for that. Persepolis football team is scheduled to face Esteghlal on Thursday at the 80,000-seat Azadi Stadium in Tehran. “First of all, I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family of Ebrahim

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Teymourian’s goal against Buriram among ACL quarterfinals’ spectacular goals

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- With the AFC Champions League quarterfinals fast approaching, the-AFC.com takes a look back at eight key goals from the last fourteen editions of the last eight stage. Ever since the quarterfinals were introduced at the 2004 tournament there have been some spectacular games and goals alike. Andranik Teymourian from Esteghlal has scored one of the

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Tehran derby in Bielefeld called off: report

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Tehran derby between Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal, scheduled for July 22 has been called off. The pre-season match was scheduled to be held at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22. The match was originally scheduled for July 16 but has been delayed to July 22 and finally cancelled after Persepolis reportedly

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