Hapoel Haifa prevails over Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1-0 with a late goal scored by G. Mizrahi

HAIFA. Hapoel Haifa snatched a late win Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1-0 after G. Mizrahi scored just 1 goal (90').

Hapoel Haifa prevails over Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1-0 with a late goal scored by G. Mizrahi

HAIFA. Hapoel Haifa snatched a late win Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1-0 after G. Mizrahi scored just 1 goal (90′). Hapoel Haifa was much better in terms of ball possession (61%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Sammy Ofer Stadium stadium in Haifa on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Yoav Mizrahi with the collaboration of Valentin Kuzhevskyi and Lioz Adi. The 4th official was Majed Rushrush. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15.5 degrees Celsius or 59.86 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 61 Ball Possession 39
Shots
  • 14 Total 5
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 12 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 130 Attack 98
  • 101 Dangerous attack 51
  • 82 Ball safe​ 93
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Hapoel Haifa had a superior ball possession 61% while Ironi Kiryat Shmona was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Hapoel Haifa was putting more pressure with 101 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Hapoel Haifa won the match​.

Hapoel Haifa shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Ironi Kiryat Shmona shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Hapoel Haifa received 3 yellow cards (K. Sotiriou, E. Peretz and H. Maman). On the other side, Ironi Kiryat Shmona received 2 yellow cards (T. Adi and Y. Lugasi).

Match Timeline

34'
Yadin Itzhak Lugasi- sub ->Gian Martins
Constantinos Soteriou- Yellow
37'
Eliel Peretz- Yellow
37'
60'
Adi Tamir- sub ->I. Bakhar
64'
Adi Tamir- Yellow
Alon Turgeman- sub ->M. Kamara
65'
67'
Yadin Itzhak Lugasi- Yellow
Glezer Tamir Itzhak- sub ->Aleksandar Scekic
74'
Hanan Maman- Yellow
76'
81'
Timoti Lior Muzi- sub ->M. Shaker
81'
Senin Hyacinthe Sebai- sub ->Itamar Shviro
Gidi Kanyuk- sub ->G. Arel
89'
Kwame Quee- sub ->I. Boganim
89'
Guy Mizrachi(goal)D. Twito
90'

Standings

After this match, Hapoel Haifa will have 23 points to sit in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Ironi Kiryat Shmona will stay with 16 points to hold in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Hapoel Haifa will play away against Hapoel Katamon on the 24th of February with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Hapoel Katamon (1 draw).

Ironi Kiryat Shmona will play away agasint Hapoel Be’er Sheva on the 11th of March with a 15-6 head to head stats in favor of Hapoel Be’er Sheva (10 draws).

Hapoel Haifa – Formation

Hapoel Haifa
G
O. Levita 21.Israel
D
D. Polyakov 33.Belarus
D
C. Soteriou 5.Cyprus
37'
D
D. Twito 14.Israel
D
G. Mizrachi 22.Israel
Goals90'
M
G. Arel 6.Israel
89'
M
H. Maman 15.Israel
76'
M
A. Šćekić 28.Montenegro
74'
M
E. Peretz 8.Israel
37'
F
M. Kamara 19.Liberia
65'
F
I. Bogani 29.Israel
89'
Substitutes
G
R. Kadosh 1.Israel
D
D. Malul 4.Israel
D
O. Biton 12.Israel
D
L. Taha 20.Israel
D
N. Kapiloto 55.Israel
M
G. Itzhak 66.Israel
74'
M
G. Kanyuk 26.Israel
89'
M
K. Quee 77.Sierra Leone
89'
F
A. Turgeman 17.Israel
65'

The manager Ronny Levy decided to play with the following team: Ohad Levita, Denis Polyakov, Constantinos Soteriou, Dudu Twito, Guy Mizrachi, Gal Arel, Hanan Maman, Aleksandar Šćekić, Eliel Peretz, Mohammed Kamara and I. Bogani.

The home team had on the bench: Alon Turgeman, Glezer Tamir Itzhak, Gidi Kanyuk, Kwame Quee, Ran Kadosh, Dor Malul, Oren Biton, Loai Taha and Nissim Kapiloto.

Substitutions

Hapoel Haifa made 4 changes: M. Kamara for A. Turgeman (65′), Aleksandar Scekic for T. Glazer (74′), G. Arel for G. Kanuk (89′) and I. Boganim for K. Quee (89′).

Ironi Kiryat Shmona – Formation

Ironi Kiryat Shmona
G
D. Bartkus 29.Lithuania
D
A. Habashi 5.Israel
D
N. Cohen 2.Israel
D
Z. Morgan 3.Israel
D
I. Ben Shabat 4.Israel
M
R. Kehat 19.Israel
60'
M
G. dos Santos 88.Brazil
34'
M
Y. Hofmeister 11.Israel
F
I. Bakhar 98.Belarus
60'
F
M. Shaker 16.Israel
81'
F
I. Shviro 9.Israel
81'
Substitutes
G
A. Tzur 55.Israel
D
A. Shirdatzki 15.Israel
D
N. Drori 20.Israel
M
Y. Lugasi 8.Israel
34' 67'
M
A. Tamir 23.Israel
60' 64'
M
T. Muzi 24.Israel
81'
M
S. Bar 10.Israel
F
S. Sebai 21.Côte d'Ivoire
81'

Nir Berckovich played with: Dziugas Bartkus, Ayid Habashi, Noam Cohen, Ziv Morgan, Itay Ben Shabat, Roi Kehat, Gian dos Santos Martins, Yoav Hofmeister, Ivan Bakhar, Muhamad Shaker and Itamar Shviro.

These were the players on the bench: Yadin Itzhak Lugasi, Adi Tamir, Marlon dos Santos Prazeres, Senin Hyacinthe Sebai, Timoti Lior Muzi, Samuel Bar On, Ariel Shirdatzki, Nir David Drori and Assaf Tzur.

Substitutions

Ironi Kiryat Shmona made 5 changes: Gian Martins for Y. Lugasi (34′), I. Bakhar for T. Adi (60′), R. Kehat for Marlon (60′), M. Shaker for T. Muzi (81′) and Itamar Shviro for S. Sebai (81′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.​