Tehran (IP) - Esteghlal Tehran's head coach, Ricardo Sá Pinto, made it clear that his team is not looking for an equal result in the upcoming Red-Blue Derby. 

Iran PressIran news: Speaking at a press conference before the game, Pinto emphasized that both Esteghlal and Persepolis are aiming for a win and the three points that come with it.

Pinto stressed that an equal result would not be beneficial for either team and that Esteghlal needs to beat Persepolis if they want to win the championship. He expressed his hope that the referees would make fair calls without making any mistakes during the game.

According to Pinto, the winner of the derby could very well end up being the league champion, making this game all the more important. The Red-Blue Derby is always a big event, and both teams are undoubtedly eager to come out on top in the 100th edition of this storied rivalry.


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