Posted by Alex Bonilla on August 9, 2019
FBref has added Iran's Persian Gulf Pro League to its growing list of competitions covered around the globe. We have scores and results back to the 2014-15 season, and player statistics back to the 2016-17 season. Ali Gholizadeh played last season with Charleroi in Belgium's top league, catching their attention after 6 goals and 5 assists in the 2017-18 season with Saipa in the Persian Gulf Pro League. Mehrdad Mohammadi recorded 6 goals and 3 assists with 2nd-place Sepahan last season, and will be playing for Desportivo Aves in the Portuguese Primeira Liga this upcoming season. Sepahan couldn't take the title last year because Persepolis won the league for the 3rd consecutive season, in large part thanks to goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand, who has led the league in clean sheets in each of those 3 seasons.
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