Tasnim – Persepolis defeated Navad Urmia 1-0 on Thursday thanks to a Mohammad Ansari goal.
Ansari was on target in just before the hour mark through a long-range shot.
The Reds advanced to Iran’s Hazfi Cup Round of 16 with this win.
Branko Ivankovic’s men will play Sepidrood in their next match and the winner of that match meet Padideh.
The Hazfi Cup is the Iranian football knockout cup competition, run by the Iranian Football Federation.
Esteghlal is the title-holder and most decorated team with seven titles.