ACL: Iran’s Persepolis beaten by Al Sadd of Qatar

February 20, 2018

TEHRAN – Persepolis football team of Iran suffered a 3-1 defeat against Al Sadd of Qatar in Group C of the AFC Champions League.

Baghdad Boundjah gave Al Sadd a lead with a header from the center of the box to the top left corner in the 36th minute.

Boundjah was on target once again in the 56th minute after receiving a pass from Xavi into the box.

Boualem Khoukhi scored Al Sadd’s third goal in the 66th minute following dreadful mistakes by Persepolis’s defenders.

Substitute Siamak Nemati scored a consolation goal for Persepolis in the dying moments of the match.

Al Sadd move top of the table with six points, followed by Persepolis (three points), Nasaf (three points) and Al Wasl (without point).

Persepolis will host Al Wasl of the UAE on March 5, while Al Sadd travel to Qarshi to face Nasaf.

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