Persepolis beat Zob Ahan to cement place at top

January 20, 2023 - 19:28

TEHRAN – Persepolis football team consolidated their lead in the Iran Professional League (IPL) with a 1-0 win over Zob Ahan here at the Azadi Stadium on Friday.

The Reds’ captain Omid Alishah scored the only goal of the match with a header in the 69th minute.

Persepolis lead the table with 35 points, five points ahead of second-place Sepahan.

In Kerman, Mes defeated rock-bottom Naft Masjed Soleyman 2-0.

Sanat Naft and Foolad also shared the spoils in a goalless draw.

On Saturday, Tractor will host Gol Gohar in Tabriz and Havadar play Aluminum in Tehran.

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