ACL Round 16 – Captain fantastic Hosseini relieved to get past Al Jazira (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – AFC) Tehran: Persepolis captain Seyed Jalal Hosseini has admitted that his side faced a tough obstacle in Al Jazira in the AFC Champions League Round of 16 as the defender’s last-minute strike in Monday’s second leg secured a 2-1 win on the night to advance on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate scoreline. After

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ACL Matchday 6: Persepolis FC 1-0 Al Sadd SC (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – AFC) Tehran: Iran’s Persepolis will head into the Knockout Stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League as winners of Group C, after overcoming Qatar’s Al Sadd with a 1-0 win on Matchday Six. Backed by a vociferous home crowd, Persepolis needed less than three minutes to go in front. Mohammed Ansari whipped in

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Persepolis seal title in Iran Professional League [Video Highlights]

(IranSportsPress – Tehran Times) The most decorated Iranian football club beat Padideh 1-0 in Mashhad’s Samen Stadium. Vahid Amiri opened the goal with a header in the 77th minute. Persepolis claimed the title for the second successive year. Branko Ivankovic’s team could have won the title in the 2015-16 Season but became runners-up due to

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AFC CL Matchday 5: FC Nasaf 0-0 Persepolis (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – AFC) Last year’s semi-finalists Persepolis sealed their place at the 2018 AFC Champions League Knockout Stage with a 0-0 draw against Uzbekistan’s FC Nasaf on Monday, as the Iranian side claimed a better head-to-head record in their Group C campaign. The Iranian champions dominated possession throughout the opening half but could not make

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IPL Week 26: Perspolis 1 – Saipa 2 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress, Translation from Mehr News Agency) –  Perspolis and Saipa played against each other in Azadi stadium which ended with the defeat of Perspolis, Iran Professional League leader in standings. Arman Rezai (22) and Omid Khaledi scored for Saipa, Ali Alipoor (75) scored for Perspolis. Perspolis played without the national team players. In the 22nd

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Persepolis beat Sanat Naft and move seven points clear at IPL top(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis moved seven points clear of Pars Jonoubi Jam at the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Sunday with a 2-0 victory in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Ali Alipour scored twice for the hosts in this match and also moved top of the IPL goalscorers table with 10 goals. He found back of

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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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