ACL: Iran’s Perse­po­lis edge past UAE’s Al Wasl

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TEHRAN – Perse­po­lis foot­ball team of Iran de­feated the UAE’s Al Wasl 1-0 on Match­day Four of the AFC Cham­pi­ons League on Tues­day.

In the match held in Dubai’s Zabeel Sta­dium, the Ira­nian gi­ants won the match thank to a header from Ka­mal Kamyabinia in the 37th minute.

Perse­po­lis could have won with more goals but their strik­ers wasted their chances.

At the end of the game, Perse­po­lis mid­fielder Far­shad Ah­madzadeh was se­lected as Man of the Match.

“We are so happy be­cause as I had al­ready said Al Wasl are a strong team. We have nine points know but we want to ad­vance to the knock­out stage as the ta­ble top­per,” Perse­po­lis coach Branko Ivankovic said.

Qatar’s Al Sadd also de­feated Nasaf of Uzbek­istan 4-0 in Doha to go top of Group C.

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