Tasnim – TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team defeated Tractor Sazi of Tabriz 1-0 in Iran Professional League (IPL) Week 3 on Friday.
Server Djeparov scored the only goal of the match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium with a long-range strike in the 42nd minute.
It’s Esteghlal’s first win in the IPL new season. The Blues moved up to ninth place with four points.
Elsewhere, Sepahan was held to a 1-1 draw by Pars Jonoubi Jam, Siah Jamegan lost to Foolad 2-1, Paykan and Zob Ahan played out a goalless draw, and Sanat Naft defeated Padideh 2-0.
Titleholder Persepolis sits top of the table with nine points from three matches.