Tehran Times - Persepolis football team booked a place in Iran’s Hazfi Cup final after edging past Sepahan in Isfahan’s Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium.
Persepolis, who have recently won Iran Professional League for the third successive year, defeated Sepahan 1-0.
Ahmad Nourollahi’s shot was deflected by Sepahan defender Siavash Yazdani in the dying moments of the extra time.
Sepahan defender Mohammad Iranpourian was shown a second yellow card in the 99th minute and Brazilain striker Kiros Stanlley was sent off in the 105th minute following a clash with Persepolis midfielder Soroush Rafiei. Also, A penalty kick was missed for Sepahan by Mehdi Kiani in the 114th minute.
Rafiei was also shown a red card.
Persepolis will play Damash Gilanian in the final match on Sunday in Ahvaz’s Foolad Arena.
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