NETANYA. Maccabi Netanya prevails over Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1-0 after L. Rotman scored just 1 goal (26′). Maccabi Netanya took advantage of its better ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Winner Stadium stadium in Netanya on Tuesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Gal Levi with the collaboration of Igor Shilnikov and Ra’afat Al Hamula. The 4th official was Dror Cohen. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 18.5 degrees Celsius or 65.3 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 70%.
Maccabi Netanya was in firm control of the ball 59% while Ironi Kiryat Shmona was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Maccabi Netanya was more pushing with 93 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Maccabi Netanya won the match.
Maccabi Netanya shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Ironi Kiryat Shmona shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target.
Maccabi Netanya received 4 yellow cards (P. Galabov, L. Rotman, R. Shlomo and A. Berkovich). On the other side, Ironi Kiryat Shmona received 1 yellow card (T. Muzie).
After playing this contest, Maccabi Netanya will have 12 points like Hapoel Haifa and Maccabi Bnei Raina to hold in the 10th place. Regarding the opposition, Ironi Kiryat Shmona will stay with 9 points like Sektzia Nes Tziona to hold in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Maccabi Netanya will play away with Hapoel Katamon on the 3rd of February with a 2-1 head to head in favor of Hapoel Katamon (0 draws).
Ironi Kiryat Shmona will play away agasint Hapoel Katamon on the 23rd of December with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Ironi Kiryat Shmona (2 draws).
Maccabi Netanya – Formation
The manager Benny Lam decided to play with the following team: .
Maccabi Netanya made 5 changes: E. Karzev for N. Belay (72′), I. Vaier for E. Azulay (72′), R. Korine for A. Berkovich (72′), S. Konstantini for K. Jaber (76′) and I. Zlatanovic for G. Itzhak (81′).
Ironi Kiryat Shmona – Formation
Menahem Koretski played with: .
Ironi Kiryat Shmona made 5 changes: A. Sharetzky for N. Drori (56′), M. Shaker for N. Cohen (56′), O. Benbenishti for Y. Lugasi (56′), J. Mbong for R. Harel (71′) and Y. Hofmeister for M. Abu Rumi (82′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.