Tractor Sazi edge Pars Jonoubi: IPL

December 1, 2018 - 19:59

TEHRAN – Tractor Sazi football team earned an important away match against Pars Jonoubi in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday.

Mehdi Mehdipour scored the winner in the 77th minute from a set-piece in Takhti Stadium in Abadan.

Tractor Sazi moved up to third place, surpassing Persepolis with 26 points, two points more than the team.

Persepolis are fourth with 24 points, with two games in hand compared to Tractor Sazi.

“We did not deserve to be on a losing team. We started well the match and managed the game but they were more experienced than us,” Pars Jonoubi coach Mehdi tartar said in the post-match news conference.

“I would like to excuse our fans because we could not make them happy,” he added.

Sepahan and Padideh sit top of the table with 29 points.