Persepolis held to goalless draw

The photo shows a view of the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 match between Persepolis Football Club (players in red) and Lekhwiya of Qatar at Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran, on May 23, 2017.

The photo shows a view of the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 match between Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan (players in blue) and Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal at the multi-use Seeb Sports Stadium in Seeb, Oman, on May 23, 2017.

In another match of the day, Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal notched up a 2-1 win over Iranian football club Esteghlal Melli-Sanati Khuzestan Football Club, commonly known as Esteghlal Khuzestan.