Esteghlal into Iran’s Hazfi Cup quarterfinals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Tehran’s popular football team, Esteghlal, booked a place in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup quarterfinals after defeating Parseh on Monday.
The Blues defeated First Division Parseh 4-2 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Just after nine minutes into the match, , Milad Poursafshekan gave Parseh a lead but Esteghlal Iraqi midfielder Karrar Jassim found the back of the net in the 46th minute.

Sajjad Shahbazzadeh was on target for Esteghlal in the 51st minute.

Esteghlal was reduced to 10 men after Shahbazzadeh was shown a second yellow card in the 70th minute.

Mohammad Ghazi scored Esteghlal’s third goal in the 90th minute.

Sajjad Ashouri kept Parseh’s hope alive by pulling back a goal right away but Jassim scored once again before time ran out.

Esteghlal will meet Zob Ahan in the quarterfinals.

Naft Tehran also beat Shahrdari Ardebil thanks to Ali Ghorbani’s 45th goal.

By Tasnim News Agency


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