Persepolis, Esteghlal hoping to change fortunes in ACL quarters
Iranian clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal will face their Qatari opponents in the second leg of the quarterfinals at the AFC Champions League today, hoping to overturn first-leg defeats. sheets in the current edition of the tournament, Branko Ivankovic hopes his team can build on it solid defensive display to turn things around in Tehran.
However, after conceding seven goals in last three fixtures, Persepolis fans will be hoping for significant taking it to a second consecutive semifinal.
The reigning Qatar Stars League champion has averaged an impressive 2.5 goals per match on the road this term and an away goal in Tehran could be just what the Qataris need to reach the last