Iranian soccer fan dies in Persepolis, Sepahan match

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-27 19:21:44|Editor: xuxin
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TEHRAN, April 27 (Xinhua) -- A soccer spectator died in the match between Iranian Persepolis and Sepahan soccer teams in the capital Tehran on Friday night, Tehran Times daily reported on Saturday.

According to Tehran emergency center, a 30-year-old man died from cardiac arrest and more than 200 fans were also injured in the clashes before and after the game.

Iran Professional League leaders Persepolis met Sepahan at the Azadi Stadium but the fans scrapped with each other in the stands before the start of the match.

Persepolis, who could move an inch closer to title for the third successive year with a win over Sepahan, were held to a 0-0 draw in a hectic match.