TEHRAN (Tasnim)– Persepolis football team defeated Saba to move third in the Iranian Pro League (IPL), only three points behind the leader, Foolad.
On Friday, Persepolis beat Saba 3-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
Mohammad Abbaszadeh scored in the 12th minute and Persepolis defender Reza Noormohammadi doubled the lead in the 34th minute with a header.
In the 38th minute, referee Alireza Faghani showed the penalty spot but Saba Striker Reza Enayati couldn’t pull a goal back for Saba.
With two minutes remaining, Payam Sadeghian scored Persepolis’ third goal and was also selected as the best player of the match.
Enayati pulled a goal back in the injury time.
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