ISFAHAN. Sepahan was capable to reverse the score against Zob Ahan to win 2-1. It was Zob Ahan to strike first with a goal of M. Eslami at the 10′. Then it was a goal in the 51′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Ahmadzadeh gave the win to Sepahan in the 54′ minute.
The match was played at the Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium stadium in Isfahan on Tuesday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Koopal Nazemi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 4.8 degrees Celsius or 40.64 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Sepahan was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Zob Ahan that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Sepahan had a more offensive attitude with 85 dangerous attacks and 2 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sepahan won the match.
Sepahan shot 2 times, 2 on target, 0 off target. Regarding the opposition, Zob Ahan shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.
Sepahan received 1 yellow card (Farshad Ahmadzadeh). On the opposite side, Zob Ahan received 3 yellow cards (Mohammad Ghoreishi, Nader Mohammadi and ).
After this encounter, Sepahan will have 42 points to hold in the 1st place. Regarding the opposition, Zob Ahan will stay with 20 points to remain in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Persian Gulf Pro League, Sepahan will host Havadar on the 5th of March with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Sepahan (1 draw).
Zob Ahan will play away agasint Paykan on the 5th of March with a 12-7 head to head in favor of Zob Ahan (8 draws).
Sepahan – Formation
The manager José Manuel Ferreira de Morais decided to play with the following team: Payam Niazmand, Ramin Rezaeian, Nilson Barbosa Nascimento Júnior, Mohammad Daneshgar, Milad Zakipour, Masoud Rigi, Farshad Ahmadzadeh Borouki, Omid Noorafkan, Seyed Mohammad Karimi, Jalalaldin Alimohammadi and Shahriar Moghanlou.
Sepahan decided to remain with the initial team without doing any substitution.
Zob Ahan – Formation
Mehdi Tartar played with: Habib Far Abbasi, Hamed Nourmohamadi, Arman Akvan, Amirhossein Sedghi, Mohammad Ghoreishi, Sadegh Sadeghi Baba Ahmadi, Mohammad Soltani Mehr, Abolfazl Taherinejad, Sadjad Ashouri Meidani, Mohammad Reza Soleimani Asl and Mohammadhossein Eslami.
Zob Ahan decided to remain with the initial team without doing any substitution.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Persian Gulf Pro League.
- Sepahan – Zob Ahan – 2-1
- Naft Masjed Soleyman – Sanat Naft – 0-0
- Mes Kerman – Nassaji Mazandaran – 2-1