Sepahan was knocked out of the Iran’s Hazfi Cup by Sanat Naft of Abadan football team on Tuesday.
In the match held in Abadan’s Takhti Stadium, the first division team beat defending champion 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Hamid Taherifard.
Three Iran Professional League (IPL) teams Saipa, Esteghlal Sanati and Saba have already been eliminated from the competitions.
Sanat Naft will face Gostaresh Foolad of Tabriz in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup last 16.
Sepahan won the Iran’s Hazfi Cup in May.
The game went to penalties after extra-time finished on 2-2, and the Isfahan-based team beat Persepolis 4-2 in the penalty shootout.