Tasnim – Iranian Esteghlal football team's defender Siavash Yazdani will be sidelined for around six weeks after picking up a right hamstring injury.
He suffered an injury in the match against Sepahan in Iran Professional League (IPL) on Saturday.
According to Esteghlal's doctor Kaveh Sotoudeh, Yazdani will be out for six weeks.
Yazdani’s absence is a big blew to Esteghlal.
Esteghlal headed by Andrea Stramaccioni, is favorite to win the IPL title after seven years.