HAIFA. Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Haifa draw 1-1. N. Bitton scored the first goal (33′) for Maccabi Tel Aviv. E. Peretz made it even (63′). Maccabi Tel Aviv was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%)
The match was played at the Sammy Ofer Stadium stadium in Haifa on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 21.5 degrees Celsius or 70.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 56%.
- 42 Ball Possession 58
- 8 Total 13
- 4 On Target 8
- 4 Off Target 5
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 94 Attack 128
- 52 Dangerous attack 89
- 100 Ball safe 96
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 9
- 3 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 1
- 4 Substitutions 5
Maccabi Tel Aviv had a superior ball possession 58% while Hapoel Haifa was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Maccabi Tel Aviv had a more offensive attitude with 89 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 8 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Maccabi Tel Aviv to win the encounter.
Hapoel Haifa shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Tel Aviv shot 13 times, 8 on target, 5 off target.
Hapoel Haifa received 3 yellow cards (M. Kamara, Liran Sardal and K. Sotiriou). Talking about the opposition, Maccabi Tel Aviv received 2 yellow cards (M. Kandil and Enric Saborit).
Also, Maccabi Tel Aviv didn’t end the match with 11 players after N. Bitton (Maccabi Tel Aviv) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (58′).
After this match, Hapoel Haifa will have 30 points like Bnei Sakhnin to remain in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have 52 points to hold in the 3rd place.
Hapoel Haifa – Formation
The manager Ronny Levy decided to play with the following team: .
Hapoel Haifa made 5 changes: Liran Sardal for Tomer Yosefi (56′), L. Taha for Dor Malul (56′), H. Maman for Dor Peretz (56′), Aleksandar Scekic for Carnejy Antoine (66′) and M. Kamara for Denis Polyakov (90′).
Maccabi Tel Aviv – Formation
Aitor Karanka de la Hoz played with: .
Maccabi Tel Aviv made 5 changes: Gavriel Kanichowsky for Shahar Piven (61′), André Geraldes for Yonatan Cohen (72′), E. Zahavi for Maor Kandil (72′), E. Golasa for Dan Biton (83′) and Đ. Jovanović for Dor Turgeman (83′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.
- Hapoel Katamon – Maccabi Bnei Raina – 0-1
- Bnei Sakhnin – Beitar Jerusalem – 2-0
- Maccabi Netanya – Ashdod – 0-2
- Sektzia Nes Tziona – Hapoel Hadera – 1-3
- Hapoel Haifa – Maccabi Tel Aviv – 1-1