Perse­po­lis, Estegh­lal hop­ing to change fortunes in ACL quar­ters

Iran Daily - - Sports -

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

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