2018–19 Persian Gulf Pro League

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Persian Gulf Pro League
Season2018–19
ChampionsPersepolis
5th Pro League title
12th Iranian League title
RelegatedSepidrood
Esteghlal Khuzestan
Champions LeaguePersepolis
Sepahan
Esteghlal
Padideh
Matches played240
Goals scored474 (1.98 per match)
Top goalscorerKiros Stanlley
Luciano Pereira
(16 goals each)
Best goalkeeperAlireza Beiranvand (16 clean sheets)
Biggest home winTractor Sazi 6–0 Esteghlal Khuzestan
(28 September 2018)
Biggest away winSepidrood 1–6 Sepahan
(3 August 2018)
Sepidrood 0–5 Esteghlal
(7 December 2018)
Highest scoringSepidrood 1–6 Sepahan
(3 August 2018)
Saipa 2–5 Sepahan
(18 April 2019)
Longest winning run5 matches
Padideh, Sepahan and Esteghlal
Longest unbeaten run17 matches
Sepahan
Longest winless run13 matches
Zob Ahan
Longest losing run7 matches
Paykan
Highest attendance90,000
Persepolis – Sepahan[1]
(26 April 2019)
Lowest attendance0 (spectator ban)
Sepahan – Sanat Naft[2]
(27 July 2018)
Tractor Sazi – Nassaji[3]
(3 August)
Sanat Naft – Machine Sazi[4]
(3 August 2018)
Sanat Naft – Tractor Sazi[5]
(20 October 2018)
Sepahan – Sepidrood[6]
(10 February 2019)
Total attendance2,869,814
Average attendance12,212

The 2018–19 Persian Gulf Pro League (formerly known as Iran Pro League) was the 36th season of Iran's Football League and 18th as Persian Gulf Pro League since its establishment in 2001. Persepolis were the defending champions. The season featured 13 teams from the 2017–18 Persian Gulf Pro League and two new teams promoted from the 2017–18 Azadegan League: Naft Masjed Soleyman as champions and Nassaji Mazandaran. Machine Sazi replaced Gostaresh. The league started on 26 July 2018 and ended on 16 May 2019. Persepolis won the Pro League title for the fifth time in their history, a total 12th Iranian title.

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Esteghlal Tehran Azadi 78,116
Esteghlal Khuzestan Ahvaz Ghadir 38,900
Foolad Ahvaz Ghadir
Foolad Arena
38,900
30,655
Machine Sazi Tabriz Bonyan Diesel 12,000
Naft Masjed Soleyman Masjed Soleyman Behnam Mohammadi 8,000
Nassaji Mazandaran Qaemshahr Vatani 15,000
Padideh Mashhad Imam Reza 27,700
Pars Jonoubi Jam Jam Takhti Jam 15,000
Paykan Shahr-e Qods Shahre Qods 25,000
Persepolis Tehran Azadi 78,116
Saipa Tehran Dastgerdi 8,250
Sanat Naft Abadan Takhti Abadan 8,000
Sepahan Isfahan Naghsh-e-Jahan 75,000
Sepidrood Rasht Sardar Jangal 15,000
Tractor Sazi Tabriz Sahand 66,833
Zob Ahan Fooladshahr Fooladshahr 15,000

Number of teams by region[edit]

Region Number of teams Teams
Khuzestan 4 Esteghlal Khuzestan, Foolad, Sanat Naft, Naft Masjed Soleyman
Tehran 4 Esteghlal, Persepolis, Paykan, Saipa
East Azerbaijan 2 Tractor Sazi, Machine Sazi
Isfahan 2 Sepahan, Zob Ahan
Bushehr 1 Pars Jonoubi Jam
Gilan 1 Sepidrood
Razavi Khorasan 1 Padideh
Mazandaran 1 Nassaji

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer
Esteghlal Iran Farhad Majidi (caretaker) Iran Mehdi Rahmati China Li-Ning
Est. Khuzestan Iran Mohammad Alavi Iran Ahmad Alenemeh China Li-Ning
Foolad IranUnited States Afshin Ghotbi Iran Ayoub Vali Germany Uhlsport
Machine Sazi Iran Mohammad Reza Mohajeri Iran Esmaeil Farhadi Iran Merooj
Naft MIS Iran Firouz Karimi Iran Milad Meydavoudi Iran Merooj
Nassaji Iran Majid Jalali Iran Mohammad Abbaszadeh Germany Uhlsport
Padideh Iran Yahya Golmohammadi Iran Reza Nasehi Iran Yousef Jame
Pars Jonoubi Iran Mehdi Tartar Iran Mohammad Nouri Iran Merooj
Paykan Iran Hossein Faraki Iran Arman Ghasemi Iran Yousef Jame
Persepolis Croatia Branko Ivanković Iran Jalal Hosseini China Li-Ning
Saipa Iran Ebrahim Sadeghi (caretaker) Iran Roozbeh Shahalidoost Iran Start
Sanat Naft Portugal Paulo Sérgio Iran Hossein Baghlani Iran Merooj
Sepahan Iran Amir Ghalenoei Iran Rasoul Navidkia Iran Start
Sepidrood Iran Nader Dastneshan Iran Hossein Kaebi Iran Merooj
Tractor Sazi Belgium Georges Leekens Iran Masoud Shojaei Iran Merooj
Zob Ahan Iran Alireza Mansourian Iran Ghasem Haddadifar Iran Merooj

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming head coach Date of appointment
Sepahan Iran Mansour Ebrahimzadeh Contract expired 1 May 2018 Pre-season Iran Amir Ghalenoei 23 May 2018
Esteghlal Khuzestan Iran Abdollah Veisi 5 May 2018 Iran Dariush Yazdi 5 May 2018
Padideh Iran Mohammad Reza Mohajeri 10 May 2018 Iran Yahya Golmohammadi 4 June 2018
Tractor Sazi Turkey Ertuğrul Sağlam Signed by Kayserispor 16 May 2018 Wales John Toshack 9 June 2018
Zob Ahan Iran Amir Ghalenoei Signed by Sepahan 23 May 2018 United States Omid Namazi 24 May 2018
Sanat Naft Iran Faraz Kamalvand Contract Expired 4 June 2018 Portugal Paulo Sérgio 4 June 2018
Sepidrood Iran Ali Karimi Resigned 18 June 2018 Iran Khodadad Azizi 1 July 2018
Naft MIS Iran Mahmoud Fekri 1 July 2018 Iran Abdollah Veisi 1 July 2018
Sepidrood Iran Khodadad Azizi 12 August 2018 16th Iran Ali Karimi 23 August 2018
Machine Sazi Iran Firouz Karimi Sacked 24 August 2018 13th Iran Mohammad Reza Mohajeri 29 August 2018
Foolad Iran Sirous Pourmousavi 4 September 2018 9th Romania Ilie Stan 25 September 2018
Naft MIS Iran Abdollah Veisi 5 September 2018 15th Iran Alireza Marzban 7 September 2018
Tractor Sazi Wales John Toshack Resigned 17 September 2018 6th Iran Mohammad Taghavi 17 September 2018
Zob Ahan United States Omid Namazi Sacked 14 November 2018 11th Iran Alireza Mansourian 15 November 2018
Esteghlal Khuzestan Iran Dariush Yazdi 19 November 2018 16th Iran Karim Boostani 20 November 2018
Foolad Romania Ilie Stan 21 November 2018 13th Iran Afshin Ghotbi 1 December 2018
Paykan Iran Majid Jalali Resigned 11 December 2018 8th Iran Hossein Faraki 31 December 2018
Nassaji Mazandaran Iran Javad Nekounam 1 January 2019 10th Iran Majid Jalali 19 January 2019
Tractor Sazi Iran Mohammad Taghavi 14 January 2019 4th Belgium Georges Leekens 14 January 2019
Esteghlal Khuzestan Iran Karim Boostani 25 February 2019 16th Iran Mohammad Alavi 1 April 2019
Naft MIS Iran Ali Marzban Sacked 14 April 2019 14th Iran Firouz Karimi 15 April 2019
Esteghlal Germany Winfried Schäfer 29 April 2019 3rd Iran Farhad Majidi (caretaker) 29 April 2019
Saipa Iran Ali Daei 1 May 2019 8th Iran Ebrahim Sadeghi (caretaker) 1 May 2019

Foreign players[edit]

The number of foreign players is restricted to four per Persian Gulf Pro League team, including a slot for a player from AFC countries. A team can use four foreign players on the field in each game, including at least one player from the AFC country.
In bold: Players that have been capped for their national team.

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Asian Player Former Players
Esteghlal Guinea-Bissau Isma Nigeria Godwin Mensha South Africa Ayanda Patosi Iraq Humam Tariq Germany Markus Neumayr
Nigeria Alhaji Gero
Esteghlal Khuzestan
Foolad Brazil Chimba Cameroon Raphaël Messi Bouli Ivory Coast Zié Diabaté Japan Takafumi Akahoshi Brazil Tartá
Brazil Neguete
Machine Sazi Brazil Fernando Jesus Scotland Jai Quitongo Cameroon Maximilien Elimbi
England Harry Forrester
Naft MIS Mali Moussa Coulibaly
Nassaji Georgia (country) Giorgi Gvelesiani Georgia (country) Lasha Totadze Senegal Arfang Daffé
Padideh Nicaragua Carlos Chavarría
Pars Jonoubi Jam
Paykan Brazil Magno Batista Montenegro Marko Vukčević
Persepolis Croatia Božidar Radošević Croatia Mario Budimir Iraq Bashar Resan Nigeria Godwin Mensha
Saipa Ghana Samuel Sarfo
Sanat Naft Brazil Jonathan Balotelli Brazil Vinícius Senegal Macoumba Kandji Kyrgyzstan Aziz Sydykov Cape Verde Platini
Iraq Karrar Jassim
Sepahan Brazil Kiros Hungary Vladimir Koman
Sepidrood Georgia (country) Luka Nozadze Georgia (country) Roman Chachua
Tractor Sazi Republic of Ireland Anthony Stokes Guinea Kévin Constant Scotland Lee Erwin [7] Japan Yukiya Sugita England Harry Forrester
Zob Ahan Brazil Marion Nigeria Christian Osaguona Honduras Eddie Hernández

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Persepolis (C) 30 16 13 1 36 14 +22 61 Qualification for AFC Champions League group stage[a]
2 Sepahan 30 15 13 2 46 20 +26 58
3 Esteghlal 30 16 9 5 40 13 +27 57 Qualification for AFC Champions League preliminary round 2
4 Padideh 30 16 8 6 32 16 +16 56
5 Tractor Sazi 30 14 10 6 42 25 +17 52
6 Zob Ahan 30 9 13 8 28 28 0 40
7 Saipa 30 9 11 10 28 33 −5 38
8 Foolad 30 9 11 10 30 39 −9 38
9 Sanat Naft 30 7 16 7 31 30 +1 37
10 Nassaji Mazandaran 30 7 15 8 29 29 0 36
11 Paykan 30 9 8 13 27 35 −8 35
12 Pars Jonoubi Jam 30 7 9 14 28 33 −5 30
13 Machine Sazi 30 4 17 9 19 26 −7 29
14 Naft Masjed Soleyman 30 3 13 14 16 34 −18 22
15 Sepidrood (R) 30 3 11 16 24 53 −29 20 Relegation to Azadegan League
16 Esteghlal Khuzestan (R) 30 3 9 18 19 47 −28 12[b]
Source: IPL Stats
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.[8]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since league champions Persepolis were also Hazfi Cup winners, the league runners-up qualified for the AFC Champions League group stage.
  2. ^ FIFA has imposed a 6-points penalty on Esteghlal Khuzestan due to unpaid wages.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away EST ESK FOL MST MIS NSJ PAD PJJ PAY PRS SAP SNA SEP SPR TRC ZOB
Esteghlal 4–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 3–0 3–0
Est. Khuzestan 0–1 1–3 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–2 0–2 0–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–3 1–0
Foolad 1–3 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–4 1–1 0–1 2–2 1–1
Machine Sazi 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–2
Naft MIS 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 2–2
Nassaji 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–2 1–1 0–1
Padideh 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 3–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–1
Pars Jonoubi Jam 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 3–0 0–1 0–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 0–1 0–2
Paykan 0–4 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–2 0–2 3–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 0–1
Persepolis 1–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 3–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0
Saipa 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 0–3 2–5 3–0 0–0 0–0
Sanat Naft 0–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–3 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 1–2
Sepahan 0–1 2–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 3–0 2–2 1–1
Sepidrood 0–5 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–3 0–2 1–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 0–0 1–6 3–1 0–0
Tractor Sazi 1–0 6–0 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 4–1
Zob Ahan 2–2 2–0 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–2 1–2 0–0 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on 16 May 2019. Source: IPL Stats
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Positions by round[edit]

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Persepolis311332233344433122211111111111
Sepahan1023223322222211211132333432222
Esteghlal79478101175768655555443244323333
Padideh1472111111111122333325555555444
Tractor Sazi912159116567433344444554422244555
Zob Ahan4468489999911131414141414141413121110887766
Saipa1681174456677878810910109676778877
Foolad289559101012121213997766677767666688
Paykan8356956445567891211121111101010121211910911
Sanat Naft1111131314121414111011101113111112111212121313131313109109
Nassaji15141215121313131414141212121010910998111211111011111110
Pars Jonoubi Jam13574678888855666777668889912121212
Machine Sazi61010101314121210111091011139888811999101213131313
Naft MIS121514141515151515151516141012131313131314141414141414141414
Sepidrood161616161616161616161615151515151515151515151515151515151515
Est. Khuzestan5131112101171113131314161616161616161616161616161616161616
Leader : 2020 AFC Champions League Group stage
2020 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off round
Relegation to 2019-20 Azadegan League
Updated to match(es) played on 16 May 2019. Source: IranProLeague Stats

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Kiros Stanlley, Sepahan player and Luciano Pereira of Foolad have scored 16 goals in the Persian Gulf Pro League.
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brazil Luciano Pereira Foolad 16
Brazil Kiros Stanlley Sepahan
3 Iran Ali Alipour Persepolis 14
4 Republic of Ireland Anthony Stokes Tractor Sazi 11
5 Iran Amin Ghaseminejad Padideh 10
Iran Younes Shakeri
7 Iran Issa Alekasir Paykan 8
8 Iran Mehrdad Mohammadi Sepahan 6
Iran Mehrdad Bayrami Sepidrood
Iran Ashkan Dejagah Tractor Sazi
Iran Amir Arsalan Motahari Zob Ahan

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Republic of Ireland Anthony Stokes Tractor Sazi Esteghlal Khuzestan 6–0 (H) 28 September 2018
Scotland Lee Erwin Tractor Sazi Zob Ahan 4–1 (H) 9 November 2018
Brazil Jonathan Balotelli Sanat Naft Foolad 4–1 (A) 19 April 2019

Top assists[edit]

Rank Player Club Assists
1 Iran Mohammad Karimi Sepahan 8
2 Iran Mehdi Momeni Paykan 7
3 Iran Hassan Beyt Saeed Foolad 6
Iran Mohammad Ghaseminejad Padideh
5 Nigeria Godwin Mensha Persepolis / Esteghlal 5
Iran Omid Alishah Persepolis
Iran Mohammad Iranpourian Sepahan
Iran Saeid Aghaei
Iran Ehsan Hajsafi Tractor Sazi
Iran Masoud Shojaei

Clean Sheets[edit]

Alireza Beiranvand keeped 16 clean sheets for Persepolis
Rank Player Club Clean Sheets
1 Iran Alireza Beiranvand Persepolis 16
2 Iran Payam Niazmand Sepahan 15
3 Iran Mohsen Forouzan Tractor Sazi 14
4 Iran Mehdi Rahmati Esteghlal 12
Iran Mohammad Rashid Mazaheri Zob Ahan
6 Iran Hamed Lak Nassaji 10
Iran Hamed Fallahzadeh Saipa
8 Iran Milad Farahani Naft MIS / Padideh 9
Iran Yousef Behzadi Padideh

Scoring[edit]

Attendances[edit]

Average home attendances[edit]

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Tractor Sazi 657,475 80,000 0 46,963 +326.4%
2 Persepolis 592,500 90,000 13,000 39,500 −0.7%
3 Esteghlal 427,000 78,000 10,000 28,467 −3.3%
4 Sepahan 267,000 60,000 0 20,538 +66.2%
5 Padideh 210,350 33,000 2,100 14,023 +88.3%
6 Nassaji 153,400 15,000 6,000 10,227 −21.0%
7 Foolad 121,610 40,000 300 8,107 +92.4%
8 Sepidrood 84,740 14,000 2,200 5,649 −33.1%
9 Naft MIS 72,850 10,000 1,850 4,857 −13.1%
10 Pars Jonoubi Jam 68,130 20,000 1,500 4,542 −35.1%
11 Sanat Naft 42,472 7,600 0 3,267 −49.5%
12 Zob Ahan 41,730 15,000 100 2,782 −0.9%
13 Saipa 35,563 13,650 150 2,371 −23.4%
14 Paykan 32,144 12,600 50 2,143 −4.8%
15 Machine Sazi 27,450 6,500 150 1,830 +640.9%
16 Est. Khuzestan 22,600 9,000 20 1,507 −49.4%
League total 2,869,814 90,000 0 12,212 +34.8%

Updated to games played on 16 March 2019
Source: Iranleague.ir
Notes:
Matches with spectator bans are not included in average attendances
Machine Sazi, Naft MIS and Nassaji played last season in Azadegan League
Machine Sazi replaced Gostaresh

Attendances by round[edit]

Team/Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Average
Esteghlal 28,000 A 78,000 A 30,000 A A 70,000 A 37,000 A 44,000 A 12,000 A A 21,000 A 16,000 A 15,000 17,000 A 17,000 A 17,000 A 10,000 A 15,000 28,467
Esteghlal Khuzestan A 100 9,000 A 200 A 100 A 100 A 600 A 8,500 A 700 80 A A 500 A 200 A 400 A 2,000 A 100 A 20 A 1,507
Foolad 1,800 A A 1,000 A 450 A 300 A 500 A 500 A 2,060 A A 26,000 4,000 A 40,000 A 23,000 A 12,000 A 5,300 A 2,700 A 2,000 8,107
Machine Sazi 300 A 400 A 710 A 620 A 1,450 A 4,100 A 4,000 6,500 A A 150 A 800 A 5,500 A 1,100 A 420 A 400 A A 1,000 1,830
Naft MIS 7,000 A 5,000 A A 10,000 A 2,000 A 5,500 A 2,500 A 4,500 A A 5,000 A 7,000 3,500 A 4,000 A 1,850 A 5,000 A 5,000 A 5,000 4,857
Nassaji 6,000 A 12,000 A 11,000 A 15,000 9,000 A 11,000 A 10,000 A 12,000 A A 9,000 A 11,000 A 12,400 A A 12,000 A 7,000 A 8,000 A 8,000 10,227
Padideh 21,000 A 2,100 A 7,150 A 14,000 A 7,500 A 12,000 A 10,500 A 20,200 A 6,000 A 17,000 A 22,000 A 7,500 A 5,400 A 33,000 A 25,000 A 14,023
Pars Jonoubi Jam A 4,000 A 13,000 A 5,000 A 2,500 A 3,000 A 3,000 A 2,130 A 3,500 A 1,500 A 2,700 A 1,600 A 2,000 A 2,700 A 1,500 A 20,000 4,542
Paykan A 300 A 200 A 151 A 852 A A 4,841 A 300 A 910 7,000 A 3,700 A 620 A 50 A 12,600 180 A 125 A 315 A 2,143
Persepolis A 50,000 A 40,000 A 23,500 15,000 A 13,000 A 23,000 A 45,000 A 38,000 20,000 A 30,000 A 20,000 A A 81,000 A 47,000 A 90,000 A 57,000 A 39,500
Saipa 800 A 350 A 600 A 150 A 8,000 13,560 A 200 A 350 A A 230 A 8,770 A 273 A 430 A A 600 A 750 A 500 2,371
Sanat Naft A NC A 2,000 6,000 A 5,200 A NC A 1,472 A 2,200 A 1,500 3,000 A 3,000 A A 1,500 A 3,000 A 2,000 A 4,000 A 7,600 A 3,267
Sepahan NC A 15,000 A 9,000 A 8,500 A 10,000 A 16,200 50,000 A 38,000 A A NC A 12,100 A 12,000 A 11,200 A 60,000 A A 12,000 A 13,000 20,538
Sepidrood A 4,500 A 2,590 A 3,900 A A 6,000 A 5,000 A 5,600 A 14,000 5,000 A 2,200 A 3,000 A 7,450 3,000 A 7,500 A 8,000 A 7,000 A 5,649
Tractor Sazi A NC A 60,165 A 35,610 A 41,000 A 43,000 A 70,000 A A 70,000 30,000 A 80,000 A 46,000 A 29,700 A 40,000 A 40,000 A 60,000 12,000 A 46,963
Zob Ahan A 10,000 A 7,500 A 500 A 500 A 300 A A 800 A 1,500 580 A 1,200 A 320 A 100 A 730 A 15,000 2,300 A 400 A 2,782
Total 64,900 68,900 121,850 126,455 64,660 79,111 58,570 126,152 46,050 113,860 67,213 180,200 76,900 77,540 146,810 69,160 67,380 125,600 73,170 116,140 68,873 82,900 107,630 98,180 124,500 105,400 137,925 99,950 109,335 64,500 2,869,814
Average 9,271 11,483 15,231 15,807 8,083 9,889 7,321 15,769 6,579 14,233 8,402 22,525 9,613 9,693 18,351 8,645 9,626 15,700 9,146 14,518 8,609 10,363 13,454 12,273 15,563 11,575 17,241 12,494 13,667 8,063 12,212

Notes:
Updated to games played on 16 March 2019. Source: Iranleague.ir
Matches with spectator bans are not included in average attendances
Esteghlal Khuzestan played their matches against Foolad and Nassaji at Foolad Arena
Machine Sazi played their matches against Esteghlal Khuzestan and Tractor Sazi at Sahand
Saipa played their matches against Esteghlal and Persepolis at Takhti Tehran
Saipa played their matches against Foolad, Nassaji, Paykan, Padideh, Sanat Naft, Sepahan and Tractor Sazi at Shohada Shahr-e Qods
Sepahan played their match against Tractor Sazi at Foolad Shahr

Highest attendances[edit]

Rank Home team Score Away team Attendance Date Week Stadium
1 Persepolis 0–0 Sepahan 90,000[9] 26 April 2019 (2019-04-26) 27 Azadi
2 Persepolis 1–0 Esteghlal 81,000[10] 30 March 2019 (2019-03-30) 23 Azadi
3 Tractor Sazi 1–0 Esteghlal 80,000[11] 15 February 2019 (2019-02-15) 18 Sahand
4 Esteghlal 3–0 Tractor Sazi 78,000[12] 10 August 2018 (2018-08-10) 3 Azadi
5 Esteghlal 0–0 Persepolis 70,000[13] 27 September 2018 (2018-09-27) 8 Azadi
6 Tractor Sazi 4–1 Zob Ahan 70,000[14] 9 November 2018 (2018-11-09) 12 Sahand
6 Tractor Sazi 1–2 Foolad 70,000[15] 14 December 2018 (2018-12-14) 15 Sahand
8 Tractor Sazi 1–0 Saipa 60,165[16] 17 August 2018 (2018-08-17) 4 Sahand
9 Sepahan 0–1 Esteghlal 60,000[17] 12 April 2019 (2019-04-12) 25 Naghsh-e Jahan
9 Tractor Sazi 1–1 Persepolis 60,000[18] 1 May 2019 (2019-05-01) 28 Sahand

Notes:
Updated to games played on 16 March 2019. Source: Iranleague.ir

Awards[edit]

IFLO Seasonal awards[edit]

Recipient
Best Player Iran Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis)
Best Young Player Iran Allahyar Sayyadmanesh (Esteghlal)
Fair Player Iran Payam Niazmand (Sepahan)
Fair Play Club Iran Paykan
Best Goalkeeper Iran Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis)
Best Defender Iran Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis)
Best Midfielder Iran Mehdi Kiani (Sepahan)
Best Goalscorer Brazil Luciano Pereira (Foolad) Brazil Kiros Stanlley (Sepahan)
Best Coach Croatia Branko Ivanković (Persepolis)
Best Football Club Iran Persepolis

Navad Monthly awards[edit]

Month Manager of the Month Player of the Month References
Manager Club Player Club
August (Mordad) Iran Yahya Golmohammadi Padideh Iran Mohammad Karimi Sepahan [19][20]
September (Shahrivar) Iran Amir Ghalenoei Sepahan Brazil Kiros Stanlley Sepahan [21][22]
October (Mehr)
November Aban Germany Winfried Schäfer Esteghlal Iran Amin Ghaseminejad
Iran Mohammad Ghaseminejad
Padideh
December (Azar)
February (Bahman) Germany Winfried Schäfer Esteghlal South Africa Ayanda Patosi Esteghlal
March (Esfand)
April (Farvardin) Croatia Branko Ivanković Persepolis Brazil Luciano Pereira Foolad
May (Ordibehesht) Portugal Paulo Sergio Sanat Naft Brazil Luciano Pereira Foolad

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14288
  2. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14072
  3. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14079
  4. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14074
  5. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14139
  6. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14201
  7. ^ تراکتور همچنان در انتظار بازگشت لی اروین
  8. ^ "PERSIAN GULF PRO LEAGUE/2019 - Season rules". Scoresway.com. Archived from the original on 4 May 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  9. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14288
  10. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14259
  11. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14213
  12. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14085
  13. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14134
  14. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14163
  15. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14192
  16. ^ https://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14092
  17. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14273
  18. ^ http://iranleague.ir/fa/MatchDetails/14294
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