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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Persepolis enjoys its best-ever run in AFC Champions League: AFC

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Persepolis is enjoying its best-ever run in the AFC Champions League after reaching the quarter-final for the first time and the evidence from the first leg shows the Iranian team is not going to let it end without a fight. Two goals down with 20 minutes to play, Shojae Khalilzadeh and substitute Godwin Mensha

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Fenerbahce show interest in signing Persepolis keeper Beiranvand

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Turkish club Fenerbahce Istanbul have shown interest in signing Persepolis international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand. Fenerbahce’s Brazilian goalkeeper Fabiano has left the team and they are searching to find a replacement for him. Beiranvand, 24, started his goalkeeping career in 2009 in Naft Tehran football team. He joined Persepolis in 2016 and helped the Iranian

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Ashkan Dejagah linked with Iran’s Persepolis: Report

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former Fulham and Wolfsburg midfielder Ashkan Dejagah has been linked with a move to Iranian giant Persepolis. The Iranian international midfielder is without a team since parting company with Wolfsburg in early June. The Iranian media reported that the Iranian football club is interested in signing Dejagah. The 30-year-old attacking midfielder has played for

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Persepolis Set to select Kyrgyzstan to host Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia in ACL

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian football club Persepolis is going to select Kyrgyzstan as the neutral venue to host the forthcoming match against Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia at the 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League quarter-final. Persepolis was drawn to host the first leg against Al-Ahli on Aug. 22. The return game is in mid-September. The Persepolis officials

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Report: Persepolis to play Werder Bremen in Tehran

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian giant football team will reportedly host Bundesliga top flight Werder Bremen in September. Wereder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri attended Iran and Uzbekistan match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Monday, where the Iranian team defeated Uzbekistan and advanced to the 2018 World Cup for the second time in a row. According to Iranian media,

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Peykan midfielder Siamak Nemati joins Persepolis football team

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis football team have completed the signing of Siamak Nemati as the team’s third signing of the summer. The 23-year-old midfielder has joined the Iranian giant on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Nemati will likely replace Soroush Rafiei, who has reached an agreement with Qatari club Al-Khor. Nemati started his career with

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Persepolis to face Al-Ahli of Saudi Arabia in Asian Champions League quarterfinals

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- The 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final ties were confirmed on Tuesday following the competition’s Knockout Stage draw in Kuala Lumpur. From West Asia: Al Ahli (KSA), Al Ain (UAE), Al Hilal (KSA) and Persepolis (IRN) From East Asia: Guangzhou Evergrande (CHN), Kawasaki Frontale (JPN), Shanghai SIPG (CHN) and Urawa Red Diamonds (JPN) Draw Result West

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Persepolis to play Lekhwiya without spectators in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on Wednesday ordered Persepolis FC (IRN) to play their AFC Champions League (ACL) Round of 16 match against Lekhwiya SC without spectators. This is a result of spectator misconduct at the club’s ACL Group Stage match on May 8 against Al Wahda (UAE). Persepolis supporters

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