Tasnim – TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team defeated Saba to return to second place in Iran Professional League (IPL).
On Saturday, Esteghlal football team beat Saba 2-1 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
Omid Ebrahimi gave Esteghlal the lead in the 18th minute from the penalty spot.
10 minutes later, Keyvan Amraei equalized the match after dribbling past several Esteghlal players.
Saba was reduced to 10-man just after the hour mark after Hanif Omranzadeh received his second yellow card.
With three minutes remaining, Omid Ebrahimi scored the winner for Esteghlal.
Furthermore, Paykan lost to Zob Ahan 2-1 in home, and Esteghlal Khuzestan and Saipa played out a goalless draw.