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Persepolis Edges Al-Sadd to Reach 2020 ACL Quarters

28 Sep 2020, 04:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Persepolis football team from Iran defeated Qatari giant Al-Sadd 1-0 to book a place at the 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.

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On Sunday, Persepolis edged Xavi's Al-Sadd 1-0 thanks to Issa Alekasir's 88th minute goal.

Persepolis defender Siamak Nemati was sent off in the 90th minute.

Persepolis joins Saudi Arabia's Al-Ahli Saudi FC and Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals, with the draw scheduled for Monday.

Al-Nassr and Al-Taawoun SC square off in an all-Saudi affair in the last of the Round of 16 ties later on Sunday.

The quarter-finals matches will be held on Wednesday.

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