JERUSALEM. Hapoel Katamon and Hapoel Tel Aviv didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Hapoel Katamon was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Teddi Malcha Stadium stadium in Jerusalem on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Aviad Yahav-Hay Shiloach with the collaboration of Idan Bernstein and Avi Goldstein. The 4th official was Odeh Na’al. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.9 degrees Celsius or 55.29 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 56%.
Hapoel Katamon had a strong ball possession 60% while Hapoel Tel Aviv was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Hapoel Katamon was more aggressive with 81 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Hapoel Katamon to win the match.
Hapoel Katamon shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Hapoel Tel Aviv shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.
Hapoel Katamon received 1 yellow card (R. Revivo). Regarding the opposition, Hapoel Tel Aviv received 1 yellow card (A. Ožbolt).
After playing this match, Hapoel Katamon will have 28 points to remain in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Hapoel Tel Aviv will have 18 points like Bnei Sakhnin to hold in the 11th place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Hapoel Katamon will host Maccabi Bnei Raina on the 11th of March with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Hapoel Katamon (0 draws).
Hapoel Tel Aviv will host Maccabi Haifa on the 11th of March with a 27-10 head to head record in favor of Maccabi Haifa (10 draws).
Hapoel Katamon – Formation
The manager Ziv Arie decided to play with the following team: Yehonatan Shabi, Eloge Yao, Ondřej Bačo, Roy Revivo, Jordan Rolly Botaka, Nadav Aviv Nidam, Goni Naor, Ofek Biton, Noam Gil Malmud, Dor Jan and Guy Badash.
The home team had on the bench: Awka Ashta, Harel Shalom, William Togui, Itay Zada, Cédric Franck Don, Tomer Altman, Amit Dov Glezer, Omer Agbadish and Omar Kabillo.
Hapoel Katamon made 6 changes: N. Niddam for A. Ashta (62′), D. Jan for H. Shalom (62′), N. Niddam for W. Togui (62′), G. Badash for I. Zada (67′), J. Botaka for D. Elo (81′) and J. Botaka for C. Don (86′).
Hapoel Tel Aviv – Formation
Haim Silbas played with: Emilijus Zubas, Ben Bitton, Edi Gotlieb, Yahav Gurfinkel, Or Alon Israelov, Dan Einbinder, Shlomi Yosef Azulay, David Yair Keltjens, El Yam Kancepolsky, Alen Ožbolt and Kayes Ganem.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Godfried Roemeratoe, Niv Zrihan, Omer Senior, Dor Elo, Idan Vered, Shavit Mazal, Ariel Cohen, Dosso Abou and Lior Gliklich.
Hapoel Tel Aviv made 3 changes: S. Azulay for G. Roemeratoe (70′), D. Einbinder for N. Zrihan (70′) and K. Ganem for O. Senior (74′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.