Tehran Times - Persepolis football team has defeated Siah Jamegan 3-0 in the 15th week of Iran Professional League in front of more than 40,000 fans at Tehran’s Azadi stadium on Friday.
Kamal Kamyabinia opened the scoring for Persepolis seven minutes into the game with a header from the six yard box.
Four minutes later Ramin Rezaeian doubled the lead with a wonderful shot inside the box. Mehdi Taremi scored in the 50th minute to ensure Persepolis three points against Siah Jamegan.
Persepolis finished the first half of the season at the top with 32 points from 15 games.
Elsewhere in Ahwaz, defending champion Esteghlal Khuzestan edged past Saba Qom 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Hassan Beyt Saeed in the 89th minute.
And Paykan beat Foolad 2-1 to move up to third spot. Morteza Aghakhan (39) and Ali Hamoodi (43) sealed Paykan’s third consecutive win in the league.
On Sunday, Machine Sazi will take on Saipa, Sepahan host Esteghlal and Naft meet Tractor Sazi.
On Monday, Padideh will take on Zob Ahan and Sanat Naft meet Gostaresh Foolad in Abadan.