Zobahan trounces Bunyodkor

TEHRAN, Apr. 06 (MNA) – Iran’s Zobahan gained a 5-2 victory against Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan on Tuesday to head Group B of the 2016 AFC Champions League.

As part of the competitions in the fourth week of 2016 AFC Champions, Iran’s Zobahan faced Uzbekistan’s Bunyodkor on Tuesday evening at Foolad Shahr Stadium where the hosts managed to defeat the Uzbek team 5-2.

Danial Esmaeilifar and Vahid Mohammadzadeh found the net for the Iranian team in the first half while Mahdi Rajabzadeh and Kaveh Rezaei scored more goals for Zobahan to bag all three points.

Meanwhile, Minori Sato and Shakhzodbek Murmatov of Bunyodkor scored goals late into the second half of the match.

Given Al Nassr’s 4-0 loss at the hands of Lekhwiya in Doha, the 5-2 victory moved Zobahan three points clear at the top of Group B with just two games remaining in the group stages while Bunyodkor dropped to the bottom of the standings and remain on two points.

“We started the match very well, with plenty of motivation,” said Zobahan coach Golmohammadi adding “we were focused and scored early and continued the game without stress.”

 

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