(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Branko Ivankovic has apologized to Persepolis fans following the Reds’ defeat at the hands of Esteghlal. Persepolis suffered a 3-2 defeat against their arch rivals Esteghlal in Tehran derby in front of more than 70,000 spectators at the Azadi Stadium. “I am so sorry we could not make our fans happy in the biggest
(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Esteghlal football coach Alireza Mansourian says that he is proud of his youngster players after beating arch rivals Persepolis in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. Esteghlal defeated Iran Professional League leader Persepolis 3-2 to keep alive their title hopes. “It was a great match with a great result. I cannot hide my happiness and this victory belongs
The Reds made a strong start to the game as Soroush Rafiei put the ball into the back of the net just five minutes into the game with a shot from inside the box. In the 17th minute Esteghlal midfielder Farshid Esmaeili scored the equalizer with a rocket shot from edge of the penalty area.
(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Persepolis and Esteghlal played out a goalless draw in the 6th week of Iran Professional League in front of more than 75,000 fans in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Friday. It was the first goalless draw in Tehran derby after four games. Persepolis dominated in the first half as they created a couple of chances
(IransportsPress.com) – Iran’s international referee has been selected to ref the upcoming game between Persepolis and Esteghlal. Iran’s most known referee, Alireza Faghani, alongside his assistants Reza Sokhandan and Mohammadreza Mansouri will officiate the 83rd Tehran Derby. In the past, he officiated two derbies in the 2011-12 and 2013-14 season. Faghani recently officiated the final