TEHRAN - Iranian forward Mehdi Taremi scored a hat-trick in Porto’s victory against Tondela Saturday night.
Neto Borges gave the host a lead in the 4th minute, but Taremi equalized the match in the 20th minute.
Tondela’s Iker Undabarrena was shown a red card in the 28th minute for bringing down Taremi with a clear break on goal.
Taremi scored two more times in the 43rd and 79th minutes.
With these three goals, the Iranian Taremi is the top scorer in the Portuguese championship with seven goals, one more than his teammate, Colombian winger Luis Díaz.
Having played one more game than rival Benfica and Sporting, Porto is the provisional leader of the League with 23 points.