Foolad keep Mes Sarcheshmeh bottom
Mes Sarcheshmeh remain bottom of the Iran Pro League after a 4-0 defeat by Foolad. Mehrdad Jamaati opened the scoring for the hosts three minutes before the break, while Soroush Rafiei added a second.
Ali Khanaki scored an own goal to make it 3-0 and Taleb Rikani completed the scoring with 17 minutes to go to seal Foolad victory.
Elsewhere, Perspolis overcame Shahin FC 4-1, taking a three-goal through Mohammad Ali Karimi Pashak, Gholamreza Rezaei and Mohammad Nouri before Mansour Tanhaei reduced the arrears. But it took Mehrdad Oladi just two minutes after half-time to find the back of the net and finish the scoring.
Vouria Ghafouri's strike secured Shahrdari Tabriz a 2-1 win at Saipa, while Morteza Hashemizadeh scored to ensure a 2-1 win over Sepahan.