Esteghlal defeat Malavan 2-0 at the Azadi [HIGHLIGHTS]

Esteghlal defeat Malavan 2-0 at the Azadi [HIGHLIGHTS]

Esteghlal beat Malavan FC at The Azadi Stadium to stay top of the Iran Pro League in Week Two.


Goals from midfielder Omid Ebrahimi in the first half was enough to see off the Bandar-e Anzali side, as Esteghlal maintain their 100% win record in the 2015/16 IPL season.

The first goal came in the 29th minute of the game as Ebrahimi struck onto a loose ball the divert his effort above Malavan goalkeeper Hossein Hosseini. The second followed 10 minutes later as the midfielder once again found space inside the penalty area to drill home a header from Khosro Heydari’s brilliant cross.

The result means Esteghlal remain top with 6 points while Malavan are in 6th place, with one win and one loss.

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