IPL: Esteghlal beat Sepahan to move provisionally top of table

December 14, 2021 - 18:15

TEHRAN – Esteghlal football team earned a 1-0 hard-fought win over Sepahan on Matchday 10 of Iran Professional League (IPL) on Tuesday.

Left-footed Jafar Salmani scored the solitary goal of the match in the 35th minute in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Sepahan put the hosts under pressure but their strikers failed to capitalize on their chances.

Esteghlal moved top with 20 points, a point ahead of Gol Gohar, Sepahan and Aluminum.

On Wednesday, Gol Gohar will host Foolad, Aluminum play Nassaji, Persepolis meet Paykan, Sanat Naft face Padideh, Fajr Sepasi host Mes, Zob Ahan encounter Havadar and Tractor entertain Naft Masjed Soleyman.

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