TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s Persepolis football team defeated Qatari giant Al-Sadd 1-0 to book a place at the 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
Persepolis edged Xavi’s Al-Sadd 1-0 on Sunday thanks to Issa Alekasir’s 88th minute goal, Tasnim reported.
Persepolis defender Siamak Nemati was sent off in the 90th minute.
Persepolis joins Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli Saudi FC and Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals, with the draw scheduled for Monday.
Al-Nassr and Al-Taawoun SC square off in an all-Saudi affair in the last of the Round of 16 ties later on Sunday.
The quarter-finals matches will be held on Wednesday.
- source : Iran Daily