|Persepolis into Iran’s Hazfi Cup semi-final||
ISFAHAN – Persepolis defeated Zob Ahan in the quarter-final of the Iran’s Hazfi Cup thanks to a goal from Mohammad Nouri.
Persepolis beat Zob Ahan 1-0 in Isfahan’s Fooladshahr Stadium in front of 10,000 spectators on Tuesday.
No goal scored during the 90 minutes and two teams went to extra time. In the 111th minute, Persepolis captain, who came off the bench, found back of the Zob Ahan net with a header.
Zob Ahan put the visiting team under pressure to equalize the match but Persepolis’s Brazilian keeper Nilson made a finger-tip save before the final whistle.
The team is to play Damash in the Iran’s Hazfi Cup semi-final.
“Both teams played well but we took advantage of our chances. I thank God that we are in the semi-final. Zob Ahan is a good team and we won a difficult match,” Persepolis coach Yahya Golmohammadi said in the post-match news conference.
Esteghlal and Sepahan have already qualified for semi-final.
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|Last Updated on 05 March 2013 16:21|