Tractor Sazi beaten by Saba in Iran Professional League

April 7, 2017 - 20:25

Tractor Sazi football team suffered a 3-0 heavy defeat against Saba in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Friday.

In the match held in Qom’s Yadegar-e Emam Stadium, Omid Jahanbakhsh opened the scoring in the hour mark with a long-range shot.

The visiting team were reduced to 10-man after Saeid Aghaei was shown his second yellow card.

Jahanbakhsh was on target once again five minutes after the regular time after he found the back of the net with a classic chip over Tractor Sazi goalkeeper Mohammadreza Akhbari.

The referee sent off Tractor Sazi midfielder Karrar Jassim for protesting a correct penalty decision in the 97th minute.

Meysam Majidi made it 3-0 from the spot just before the final whistle.

With four weeks remaining, Tractor Sazi remain third in the table, 12 points adrift of IPL leader Persepolis.

Elsewhere, Saipa edged past Naft Tehran and struggling Machine Sazi lost 2-0 to Padideh.

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