Tasnim -TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team defeated Paykan 4-0 to stay in Iran Professional League (IPL) title race.
In the match, held in Shahr-e Qods Stadium on Thursday, Morteza Tabrizi opened the scoring for the Blues in the 16th minute.
Milad Zakipour made it 2-0 in the 58th minute.
Esteghlal new signing Esmael Goncalves was on target in the 83rd minute just two minutes after coming off the bench.
And Vouria Ghaffouri rubbed salt in the wounds in the injury time.
Winfried Schaefer’s team remains in fifth place with 28 points, six points behind IPL leader Persepolis.