Iran’s Esteghlal beat Lokomotiv of Uzbekistan in ACL Matchday Three

March 13, 2017

Esteghlal of Iran defeated Uzbekistan’s Lokomotiv in Matchday Three of this season's AFC Champions League Group Stage.

The Iranian football team beat the Uzbek team 2-0 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Farshid Esmaeili opened the scoring for the Blues in the 37th minute in front of about 50,000 spectators.

Lokomotiv put Esteghlal under pressure in the second half but lacked of cutting edge.

Ali Ghorbani extended Esteghlal’s lead in the 84th minute.

Esteghlal opened the campaign with a 2-1 loss to Al-Ahli of the UAE but defeated Saudi Arabia’s Al-Taawoun 3-0 in their second match.

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