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Persepolis, Esteghlal to Play in Hazfi Cup Semis 11 Aug 2020

Persepolis, Esteghlal to Play in Hazfi Cup Semis

Title-holder Persepolis was drawn to meet Esteghlal in Tehran derby in Iran’s Hazfi Cup semis.

Esteghlal wins 86th Tehran derby 01 Mar 2018

Esteghlal wins 86th Tehran derby

TEHRAN– The two Iranian professional clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal challenged each other today for the 86th Tehran derby as the biggest domestic fixture in Iranian football. Vouria Ghafouri scored Esteghlal’s only goal in the 44 minute. FIFA President Gianni Infantino watched the match at Azadi Stadium.

Tehran derby the Asian biggest derby: Branko Ivankovic 27 Feb 2018

Tehran derby the Asian biggest derby: Branko Ivankovic

TEHRAN – Branko Ivankovic says the football match between Iranian giants Persepolis and Esteghlal is the biggest derby in Asia. Iran Professional League (IPL) leaders Persepolis will face Esteghlal on Thursday and a win against the arch-rivals will steer them to the title for the second successive year. The Croat says it can be considered […]

Persepolis edge past Esteghlal in Tehran derby 26 Oct 2017

Persepolis edge past Esteghlal in Tehran derby

TEHRAN – One goal was enough for Persepolis football team to edge past Esteghlal in Tehran derby here at the Azadi Stadium on Thursday. Persepolis striker Ali Alipour was brought down in penalty area in 22nd minute by Rouzbeh Cheshmi and converted his penalty. Esteghlal were dominant team in the second half but failed to […]

Persepolis Boosted ahead of Tehran Derby by Hazfi Cup Win 22 Oct 2017

Persepolis Boosted ahead of Tehran Derby by Hazfi Cup Win

TEHRAN  – Persepolis received a boost ahead of Tehran derby by defeating Naft Tehran football team in Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 32. The Reds beat Naft 2-0 in Tehran’s Aazdi Stadium. Godwin Menshah was on target in the 73rd minute and Ali Alipour made it 2-0 from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute. […]