Tehran Times – ABADAN, Esteghlal football team have earned the biggest win of the season when they defeated Sanat Naft 3-0 in the 17th week of Iran Professional League on Sunday in Abadan.
Mojtaba Haghdoust opened the scoring for the Blues in the 28th minute. Behnam Barzay doubled their lead in the 56th minute while Majid Hosseini made it 3-0 in 62nd minute to seal an easy win for Esteghlal.
Elsewhere in Shahr-e Qods Stadium, Tractor Sazi edged past Paykan 1-0 in a tough clash to narrow the gap with the league leaders Persepolis.
Mohammad Ebrahimi scored the sole goal of the match for the visitors in the 74th minute to earn a valuable three points for Tabriz-based club.
Earlier on Sunday, the clash of strugglers had no winner when Machine Sazi and Saba played out a goalless draw.
Sanat Naft 0:3 Esteghlal Tehran:
Paykan 0:1 Tractor Sazi:
Machine Sazi 0:0 Saba Qom: