NETANYA. Maccabi Tel Aviv was ultimately too much to handle for Maccabi Haifa with the goal of P. Guiagon (45′), E. Zahavi (63′) and E. Zahavi (85′).
The match was played at the Winner Stadium stadium in Netanya on Monday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Orel Grinfeeld who had the assistance of Roei Hassan and Idan Yarkoni. The 4th official was Eitan Shmuelevich. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.2 degrees Celsius or 57.51 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Maccabi Tel Aviv was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Maccabi Haifa that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Maccabi Tel Aviv was putting more pressure with 63 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Maccabi Tel Aviv won the match.
Maccabi Tel Aviv shot 15 times, 9 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Haifa shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Maccabi Tel Aviv received 3 yellow cards (André Geraldes, E. Zahavi and A. Rikan). On the other side, Maccabi Haifa received 2 yellow cards (M. Abu Fani and A. Seck).
Also, Maccabi Haifa didn’t end the match with 11 players after M. Abu Fani (Maccabi Haifa) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (69′).
After this match, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have 43 points to sit in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Maccabi Haifa will stay with 48 points to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Maccabi Tel Aviv will host Hapoel Katamon on the 3rd of March with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Maccabi Tel Aviv (0 draws).
Maccabi Haifa will play away agasint Hapoel Tel Aviv on the 11th of March with a 27-10 head to head record in favor of Maccabi Haifa (10 draws).
Maccabi Tel Aviv – Formation
The manager Aitor Karanka de la Hoz decided to play with the following team: Daniel Peretz, Ofir Davidzada, Enric Saborit Teixidor, André Geraldes de Barros, Shahar Piven-Bachtiar, Dor Peretz, Dan Leon Glazer, Parfait Guiagon, Oscar Gluh, Eran Zahavi and Đorđe Jovanović.
The home team had on the bench: Gavriel Gilad Kanichowsky, Avraham Rikan, Eyal Golasa, Joris van Overeem, Daniel Miller Tenenbaum, Sheran Yeini, Yonatan Cohen, Maor Kandil and Dor Turgeman.
Maccabi Tel Aviv made 3 changes: P. Guiagon for Gavriel Kanichowsky (61′), O. Gloukh for A. Rikan (81′) and Đ. Jovanović for E. Golasa (88′).
Maccabi Haifa – Formation
Barak Bakhar played with: Roei Mishpati, Sean Goldberg, Dylan Batubinsika, Abdoulaye Seck, Tjaronn Chery, Raz Meir, Neta Lavi, Mohammad Abu Fani, Omer Atzili, Dean David and Frantzdy Pierrot.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Ali Mohamed Muhammad Al Faz, Mavis Tchibota, Daniel Sundgren, Nikita Vadymovych Rukavytsya, Dolev Haziza, Sun Menachem, Ofri Arad, Rami Gershon and Shareef Keouf.
Maccabi Haifa made 4 changes: Neta Lavi for Ali Mohamed (46′), F. Pierrot for M. Tchibota (46′), R. Meir for N. Rukavytsya (68′) and O. Atzili for D. Sundgren (68′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.