Persepolis great performances in this season have led them to be among the top ten Asian teams in the latest FootballDatabase world club rankings.
Persepolis as the best Iranian football club in the latest world club ranking are in the 197th spot with 1536 points. The Reds are in 10th place in the Asian team ranking while Tractor Sazi as the second best Iranian club are 17th in Asia and 248th in the world.
Persepolis arch rivals, Esteghlal are the third best Iranian side in the ranking as they are 18th in Asia and 257th in the world.
Persepolis are currently at the top of Iran Professional League with 47 points from 20 games and considered as the favorite to win the title with 10 games remaining.
The top ten best Asian football clubs according to FootballDatabase ranking are as follows:
1) Al-Ahli (Saudi Arabia)
2) Guangzhou Evergrande (China)
3) Jeonbuk FC (South Korea)
4) Kashima Antlers (Japan)
5) Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia)
6) Al-Ain (UAE)
7) Urawa Red Diamonds (Japan)
8) FC Seoul (South Korea)
9) Sanfrecce Hiroshima (Japan)
10) Persepolis (Iran)