2013–14 Esteghlal F.C. season

The 2013–14 season are the Esteghlal Football Club's 13th season in the Iran Pro League, and their 20th consecutive season in the top division of Iranian football. They are also competing in the Hazfi Cup and AFC Champions League, and 69th year in existence as a football club.

Esteghlal F.C.
2013–14 season
ChairmanIran Ali Fathollahzadeh
ManagerIran Amir Ghalenoei
StadiumAzadi Stadium
IPL5th
Hazfi CupSemi-Final
Champions League2013: Semi-finals
2014: Group stage
Top goalscorerLeague: Mohammad Ghazi
(7 goals)

All: Mohammad Ghazi
Hanif Omranzadeh (8 goals)
Highest home attendance100,000 vs Persepolis
(6 September 2013)
Lowest home attendance1,000 vs Damash
(24 December 2013)
1,000 vs Esteghlal Khuzestan
(11 January 2014)
Average home league attendance19,453

ClubEdit

KitEdit

Supplier:   Uhlsport,[1][2]   Merooj[3][4]
Sponsor(s):   Taban Air,   Bazar Mobl Iran,   Zagros Air,   Vistar,   Majol,   Shahr Bank

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home Kit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Away Kit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Third Kit

Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
Head coach Parviz Mazloomi
Assistant coach Majid Saleh
Assistant coach Karim Bostani
Assistant coach Sattar Hamedani
Goalkeepers coach Hamid Babazadeh
Fitness trainer Amir Haj-Ghasem
Analyzers Shahrokh Bayani, Iman Alami, Nima Rasouli
Physiotherapists Amin Norouzi, Ferydoon Molaei
Doctor Kaveh Sotoudeh
Psychologist Abbas Montazeri
Munition Team Madad Jabbari, Hossein Amanati

Other personnelEdit

Position Staff
Chairman Ali Fathollahzadeh
Media Officer Mohammad Nourifar
Director Mirshad Majedi

GroundsEdit

Ground (capacity and dimensions) Azadi Stadium (100,000 / 110x75m)
Training ground Hejazi Camp

PlayerEdit

First team squadEdit

Last updated: 1 February 2014
Out for Injuries Released – retired
No. Name Nationality Position(s) Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed from Games Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Mehdi Rahmati   GK 2011 (1983-02-02)2 February 1983 (aged 30)   Sepahan 177 0
21 Hossein Hosseini   GK 2012 (1992-06-30)30 June 1992 (aged 21) (Youth system) 1 0
Defenders
2 Khosro Heydari   RM, RB 2011 (1983-09-14)14 September 1983 (aged 29)   Sepahan 173 6
4 Amir Hossein Sadeghi   CB, SW 2012 (1981-09-06)6 September 1981 (aged 31)   Tractor Sazi 262 15
5 Hanif Omranzadeh   CB, SW 2009 (1985-04-30)30 April 1985 (aged 28)   PAS Hamedan 167 19
16 Hashem Beikzadeh   LB, LM 2012 (1984-01-22)22 January 1984 (aged 29)   Sepahan 95 3
26 Fardin Abedini   RM, RB 2010 (1991-11-18)18 November 1991 (aged 21) (Youth system) 16 0
33 Pejman Montazeri   CB, SW 2007 (1983-09-06)6 September 1983 (aged 29)   Foolad 235 16
70 Majid Gholamnejad   RB, RM 2013 (1983-06-18)June 18, 1983 (aged 30)   Saipa 9 0
Midfielders
3 Jlloyd Samuel   DM, CM, LB 2011 (1981-03-29)29 March 1981 (aged 32)   Bolton 78 9
6 Javad Nekounam   CM, DM, AM 2012 (1980-10-07)7 October 1980 (aged 32)   Osasuna 59 12
8 Pejman Nouri   DM, CM, LM 2013 (1980-07-13)13 July 1980 (aged 33)   Malavan 32 0
14 Andranik Teymourian   DM, CM 2013 (1983-03-06)6 March 1983 (aged 30)   Al-Kharitiyath 52 3
20 Ahmad Jamshidian   AM, RM 2013 (1984-05-06)6 May 1984 (aged 29)   Sepahan 9 0
22 Alireza Nikbakht   LB, LM, LW 2013 (1980-07-13)13 July 1980 (aged 33)   Damash 161 40
27 Tony   AM, SS 2014 (1986-05-29)29 May 1986 (aged 27)   ABC 5 0
28 Mehran Ghasemi   MF 2012 (1991-11-11)11 November 1991 (aged 21)   Steel Azin 3 0
31 Goran Lovre   AM, CM, RM 2013 (1982-03-23)23 March 1982 (aged 31)   Partizan 3 0
34 Iman Basafa   MF 2013 (1992-01-03)3 January 1992 (aged 21)   Shahrdari Arak 7 0
Forwards
7 Farhad Majidi (c)   CF, SS, AM 2007 (1976-06-03)3 June 1976 (aged 37)   Al-Ahli 186 92
9 Arash Borhani   CF, RW, LW 2007 (1983-09-14)14 September 1983 (aged 29)   PAS Tehran 241 100
10 Siavash Akbarpour   AM, SS 2012 (1985-01-21)21 January 1985 (aged 28)   Tractor Sazi 206 46
11 Mohammad Ghazi   CF, LW, ST 2013 (1984-12-30)30 December 1984 (aged 28)   Persepolis 28 7
19 Boubacar Kébé   ST 2013 (1987-05-10)10 May 1987 (aged 26)   Damash Gilan 2 1
32 Mehdi Nazari   ST 2013 (1990-03-02)2 March 1990 (aged 23)   Fajr Sepasi 26 1
77 Mehrdad Oladi   CF 2013 (1985-05-25)25 May 1985 (aged 28)   Naft Tehran 11 1

Iran Pro League squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Mehdi Rahmati (Captain)
2   DF Khosro Heydari
3   DF Jlloyd Samuel (3rd vice Captain)
4   DF Amir Hossein Sadeghi
5   DF Hanif Omranzadeh (2nd vice Captain)
8   MF Pejman Nouri
9   FW Arash Borhani (1st vice Captain)
10   FW Siavash Akbarpour
11   FW Mohammad Ghazi
12   DF Meysam Joudaki U21
14   MF Andranik Teymourian
16   DF Hashem Beikzadeh
No. Position Player
17   MF Hamed Khosravi U21
18   FW Babak Jabbari U21
19   FW Boubacar Kébé
20   MF Ahmad Jamshidian
21   GK Hossein Hosseini U23
22   MF Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht
27   MF Antônio de Moura Carvalho
32   FW Mehdi Nazari
34   MF Iman Basafa U23
70   DF Majid Gholamnejad
77   FW Mehrdad Oladi
  • U21 = Under 21 Player
  • U23 = Under 23 Player

Source: 2013–14 Pro League squad

ACL 2013 squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Mehdi Rahmati (Vice-Captain)
2   DF Khosro Heydari
3   MF Jlloyd Samuel
4   DF Amir Hossein Sadeghi
5   DF Hanif Omranzadeh
6   MF Javad Nekounam
7   FW Farhad Majidi (Captain)
8   MF Pejman Nouri
9   FW Arash Borhani
10   MF Siavash Akbarpour
11   FW Mohammad Ghazi
12   DF Meysam Joudaki
14   MF Andranik Teymourian
No. Position Player
15   MF Ehsan Pirhadi
16   MF Hashem Beikzadeh
18   MF Babak Jabbari
19   DF Ghasem Ramandi
20   MF Ahmad Jamshidian
21   MF Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht
22   GK Hossein Hosseini
26   MF Fardin Abedini
28   MF Mehran Ghasemi
31   MF Goran Lovre
32   FW Mehdi Nazari
33   DF Pejman Montazeri

Source: 2013 ACL squad[permanent dead link]

ACL 2014 squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Mehdi Rahmati (Vice-Captain)
2   DF Khosro Heydari
3   MF Jlloyd Samuel
4   DF Amir Hossein Sadeghi
5   DF Hanif Omranzadeh
8   MF Pejman Nouri
9   FW Arash Borhani
10   MF Siavash Akbarpour
11   FW Mohammad Ghazi
12   GK Mehrdad Hosseini
13   DF Ghasem Ramandi
14   MF Andranik Teymourian
15   DF Ahmad Nematollahi
No. Position Player
16   MF Hashem Beikzadeh
17   DF Meysam Joudaki
18   MF Babak Jabbari
19   FW Boubacar Kébé
20   MF Ahmad Jamshidian
21   GK Hossein Hosseini
22   MF Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht
23   MF Iman Mobali
27   MF Antônio de Moura Carvalho
32   FW Mehdi Nazari
34   MF Iman Basafa
70   DF Majid Gholamnejad
77   FW Mehrdad Oladi

TransfersEdit

SummerEdit

WinterEdit

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
2013–14 Iran Pro League 25 July 2013 21 May 2014
2013–14 Hazfi Cup Round of 32 Semi-Final
AFC Champions League Round of 16 Semi-finals 21 August 2013 2 October 2013
AFC Champions League Group stage Group stage February 2014

Updated to match played 17 June 2013
Source: Competitions
Note: Current Position/Round Only use for team still a part of Competition.

Competition recordEdit

Competition Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Iran Pro League 26 14 9 3 30 17 +13 053.85
Hazfi Cup 4 3 0 1 5 2 +3 075.00
2013 AFC Champions League 4 2 1 1 5 5 +0 050.00
2014 AFC Champions League 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 !
Total 34 19 10 5 40 24 +16 055.88

Iran Pro LeagueEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
3 Naft Tehran 30 15 9 6 39 23 +16 54 2015 AFC Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Sepahan 30 14 12 4 36 20 +16 54
5 Esteghlal 30 15 9 6 34 25 +9 53[a]
6 Tractor Sazi 30 11 13 6 39 33 +6 45[a] 2015 AFC Champions League Group stage[b]
7 Malavan 30 13 6 11 40 33 +7 44[a]
Updated to match(es) played on 11 April 2014. Source: FIFA.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Esteghlal, Malavan, Damash, Persepolis and Tractor Sazi were deducted 1 point due to poor fan behavior in their home matches.
  2. ^ Tractor Sazi secured qualification for the 2015 AFC Champions League through winning the 2013–14 Hazfi Cup.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 15 9 6 34 25  +9 54 8 4 3 16 9  +7 7 5 3 18 16  +2

Last updated: 11 April 2014.
Source: Ipl Stats

Results by roundEdit

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
GroundAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
ResultWLWWWWLDLDWWDWDDDWWWWWDDDWLLWL
Position363222246653422344321111112555
Updated to match(es) played on 11 April 2014. Source: "Ipl".
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Last updated: 14 February 2014

Hazfi CupEdit

Last updated: 14 February 2014

2013 AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Knock-out stageEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit
Semi-finalsEdit

Last updated: 14 February 2014

2014 AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Al-Shabab 6 5 0 1 12 8 +4 15 Advanced to Round of 16
2   Al-Jazira 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 10
3   Esteghlal 6 2 1 3 7 7 0 7
4   Al-Rayyan 6 1 0 5 9 15 −6 3

Source: Matches
Last updated: 14 February 2014

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

During seasonEdit

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

As of 5 DEC 2013
No. Pos Nat Player Total Iran Pro League Hazfi Cup AFC Champions League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Mehdi Rahmati 42 0 30+0 0 3+0 0 9+0 0
21 GK   Hossein Hosseini 2 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
Defenders
2 DF   Khosro Heydari 28 1 17+1 0 2+0 0 7+1 1
4 DF   Amir Hossein Sadeghi 42 2 28+1 1 4+0 1 9+0 0
5 DF   Hanif Omranzadeh 39 10 24+2 6 4+0 2 9+0 2
13 DF   Ghasem Ghamooshi 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
16 DF   Ahmad Nematollahi 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
16 DF   Hashem Beikzadeh 29 1 16+2 1 3+0 0 7+1 0
70 DF   Majid Gholamnejad 19 0 7+7 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
Midfielders
3 MF   Jlloyd Samuel 34 3 21+1 1 3+0 1 9+0 1
8 MF   Pejman Nouri 42 0 27+2 0 4+0 0 9+0 0
14 MF   Andranik Teymourian 31 2 20+2 1 4+0 0 5+0 1
18 MF   Babak Jabbari 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
20 MF   Ahmad Jamshidian 14 0 5+4 0 0+0 0 3+2 0
22 MF   Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht 18 0 8+6 0 1+1 0 2+0 0
27 MF   Antônio de Moura Carvalho 14 0 5+4 0 0+2 0 0+3 0
34 MF   Iman Basafa 9 0 3+3 0 1+1 0 1+0 0
Strikers
9 FW   Arash Borhani 31 6 16+6 5 1+2 0 4+2 1
10 FW   Siavash Akbarpour 32 2 17+7 2 3+1 0 4+0 0
11 FW   Mohammad Ghazi 38 11 24+1 7 3+0 0 9+1 4
32 FW   Mehdi Nazari 33 1 18+7 1 0+2 0 2+4 0
77 FW   Mehrdad Oladi 25 3 9+10 2 2+2 1 2+0 0
19 FW   Boubacar Kébé 15 3 5+6 1 1+0 0 2+1 2
Players sold or loaned out or retired after the start of the season:
6 MF   Javad Nekounam 22 3 18+0 3 1+0 0 3+0 0
7 FW   Farhad Majidi 14 4 4+6 4 0+0 0 2+2 0
26 DF   Fardin Abedini 10 0 6+2 0 0+0 0 0+2 0
28 MF   Mehran Ghasemi 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
31 MF   Goran Lovre 3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
33 DF   Pejman Montazeri 24 1 19+0 1 1+0 0 4+0 0

Last updated: 17 June 2014.
Source: Competitive matches

Disciplinary recordEdit

Includes all competitive matches. Players with 1 card or more included only.

Last updated on 06 December 2013
No. Nat. Position Name Iran Pro League AFC Champions League Hazfi Cup Total
                               
1   GK Mehdi Rahmati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2   DF Khosro Heydari 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3   DF Jlloyd Samuel 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1
4   DF Amir Hossein Sadeghi 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0
5   DF Hanif Omranzadeh 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
6   MF Javad Nekounam 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0
8   MF Pejman Nouri 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
9   FW Arash Borhani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10   FW Siavash Akbarpour 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
11   FW Mohammad Ghazi 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0 0
14   MF Andranik Teymourian 6 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 9 0 0
11   DF Hashem Beikzadeh 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
32   FW Mehdi Nazari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
70   DF Majid Gholamnejad 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
TOTALS 46 0 1 7 0 0 3 0 0 56 0 1

Goals concededEdit

  • 05 Dec 2013
Position Nation Number Name Pro League Champions League Hazfi Cup Total Minutes per goal
GK   1 Mehdi Rahmati 21 5 2 28 109.3 min
TOTALS 21 5 2 28 109.3 min

Overall statisticsEdit

Total Home Away Neutral
Games played 31 16 17 N/A
Games won 18 10 8 N/A
Games drawn 10 5 5 N/A
Games lost 5 1 4 N/A
Biggest win 4-2Fajr Sepasi F.C. N/A N/A N/A
Biggest loss 4-2Malavan F.C. N/A N/A N/A
Biggest win (League) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Biggest win (Cup) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Biggest win (Asia) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Biggest loss (League) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Biggest loss (Cup) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Biggest loss (Asia) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Clean sheets 14 9 5 N/A
Goals scored 37 19 18 N/A
Goals conceded 22 7 15 N/A
Goal difference +18 +12 +3 N/A
Average GF per game N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average GA per game N/A N/A N/A N/A
Points N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winning rate N/A N/A N/A N/A
Most appearances 28: Mehdi Rahmati N/A
Most minutes played 2520 min N/A
Top scorer Mohammad Ghazi N/A
Top assister N/A N/A

Last updated: 17 June 2013
Source: Competitive matches

AwardsEdit

PlayerEdit

No. Player Award Month Source
14
  Andranik Teymourian Persian Gulf Pro League Player of the year
June
[49]
Persian Gulf Pro League Midfielder of the year [50]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  50. ^ تیموریان بهترین هافبک لیگ چهاردهم شد

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