Saipa Increase Lead at the TopW
eek 16 of the Iranian Premier League started on Thursday, and Aboumoslem beat Perspolis 4-3, despite being 2-0 down at half time.
There were 7 further games on Friday. Saipa came away from a tricky game in Shiraz with all the three points. Javad Ashtiani scored the only goal of the game in the 81st minute to give Siapa a priceless win against Fajr
Esteghlal had to beat Zob-Ahan in Esfahan to keep the gap down to four points, but the two teams failed to score any goals, and the game ended 0-0. Mojtaba Jabbari came on in the second half for Esteghlal, after a long absence from football due to injury.
Sepahan move above Perspolis to third in the table after beating Malavan 2-0. Both Sepahan’s goals came in the first half.
Foulad remain at the bottom of the table, after a 1-0 defeat at home to Peykan.
Week 16 Results
Perspolis 3-4 Aboumoslem
Fajr 0-1 Saipa
Zob-Ahan 0-0 Esteghlal
Malavan 0-2 Sepahan
Foulad 0-1 Peykan
Mes 0-1 Pas
Rah-Ahan 1-1 Bargh
Saba 1-0 Esteghlal Ahvaz