Independents respond to Persepolis failure (Photo)

Independents respond to Persepolis failure (Photo)

The players of Esteghlal Tehran showed a predictable reaction to the failure of Persepolis in the final of the Asian Champions League.

According to ILNA, in the last match of the 2020 Asian Champions League, this evening, the Persepolis team, as the representative of Iran, went to Ulsan Hyundai of South Korea at the Al-Janub Stadium in Doha and lost 2-0.

In this match, which was refereed by Abdul Rahman Al-Jassem from Qatar at 3:00 PM and was attended by a limited number of spectators, the Korean team was recognized as the top team on the field with two goals by Junior Negrau from a penalty kick against a single goal by Mehdi Abdi to win the championship and prize. Reach $ 4 million.

After the failure of Yahya Golmohammadi’s students in the most important club tournament in the Old Continent, it was predictable that the fans of the rival white team, Esteghlal Tehran, would start chanting and expressing joy at this result, but in a more interesting move, the team players entered the virtual chanting.

Minutes after the final whistle and the awarding of the trophy to Ulsan Hyundai, Esteghlal’s Croatian defender Hervie Milic reacted to Persepolis’ failure by posting a picture of a lion with Esteghlal winning two AFC Champions League trophies.


Following Milic, who created an attractive flow for the fans, two other players of this team also reacted to the long-standing defeat of the Blues. Amir Arsalan Motahhari with the blue heart and two famous stars of Esteghlal wrote the word originality and Seyed Ahmad Mousavi, the newcomer of this team, also wrote with the release of the club logo: “Originality only you”.

Esteghlal won the Asian Championship twice during the 1970s and 1990s, earning the company two gold stars. The Blues ended the 2020 Champions League season with a defeat to Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan. They lost 2-1 to the Uzbek team after advancing from the group stage to the knockout round and failed to advance to the next round.

After the end of the work of Persepolis team in the Asian Champions League, now the league organization will determine the time of the delayed and uncertain matches of the league. The match between Esteghlal and Persepolis in the eighth week of the Iranian Premier League was scheduled to take place in January, but the exact time is still unknown.