Persepolis move seven points clear at IPL top

December 11, 2017 - 19:34

TEHRAN – Persepolis moved seven points clear of Pars Jonoubi Jam at the top of the Iran Professional League (IPL) on Sunday with a 2-0 victory in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Ali Alipour scored twice for the hosts in this match and also moved top of the IPL goalscorers table with 10 goals.

He found back of the net in the 70th minute after his shot deflected off the foot of Sanat Naft defender on its way into the net behind goalkeeper Davoud Noushi Sofiani.

Alipour scored the second goal with two minutes remaining after receiving a worthy pass from substitute Bashar Resan.

Persepolis cemented their position at the top of the table with 36 points from 15 matches.

Pars Jonoubi are second with 29 points and Foolad sit third with 27 points.

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