Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis booked its place in the 2018 AFC Champions League (ACL) final after a 1-1 draw against Al Sadd gave them a 2-1 aggregate victory thanks to another disciplined display at Azadi Stadium in Tehran.
Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League team Esteghlal hopes to reach the AFC Champions League (ACL) semifinals for the second time in its history when it hosts 2011 champion Al Sadd in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Monday.
Esteghlal must reverse a one-goal deficit from the first leg of the AFC Champions League Round of 16 encounter with Zob Ahan when the sides square off for the second leg at the Azadi Stadium on Tuesday.
The last-16 round of the 2018 AFC Champions League will be played on Monday and Tuesday and three Iranian sides Persepolis, Esteghlal and Zob Ahan will be looking to build on their impressive run in the group stages.
Four Iranian clubs of Persepolis, Esteghlal, Tractor Sazi Tabriz and Zob Ahan Esfahan are scheduled to take on the same rivals they played against on Monday and Tuesday, on Matchday Four the group stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League (ACL) in West Zone.