JERUSALEM. Beitar Jerusalem found a way to reverse the scoreline against Hapoel Tel Aviv to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half. It was Hapoel Tel Aviv to strike first with an own goal of Amit Cohen at the 49′. Then it was a goal in the 62′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, T. Adi gave the win to Beitar Jerusalem in the 83′ minute. Beitar Jerusalem made the most of its better ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Teddi Malcha Stadium stadium in Jerusalem on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.4 degrees Celsius or 50.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
- 60 Ball Possession 40
- 15 Total 11
- 6 On Target 3
- 9 Off Target 8
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 118 Attack 93
- 51 Dangerous attack 43
- 101 Ball safe 103
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 2
- 3 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 4
Beitar Jerusalem was in firm control of the ball 60% while Hapoel Tel Aviv was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Beitar Jerusalem was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Beitar Jerusalem won the match.
Beitar Jerusalem shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Hapoel Tel Aviv shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Beitar Jerusalem received 3 yellow cards (O. Dgani, O. Senior and O. Kriaf). On the other side, Hapoel Tel Aviv received 3 yellow cards (O. Dgani, G. Roemeratoe and Aleksandar Boljevic).
After this encounter, Beitar Jerusalem will have 31 points to sit in the 2nd place. On the other side, Hapoel Tel Aviv will stay with 27 points to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Beitar Jerusalem will play away against Ironi Kiryat Shmona on the 5th of May with a 14-10 head to head statistic in favor of Beitar Jerusalem (12 draws).
Hapoel Tel Aviv will play away agasint Hapoel Hadera on the 5th of May with a 5-2 head to head in favor of Hapoel Tel Aviv (4 draws).
Beitar Jerusalem – Formation
The manager Yosef Abukasis decided to play with the following team: .
Beitar Jerusalem made 3 changes: Amit Cohen for Bar Cohen (52′), T. Thomas for Adi Menachem Yona (58′) and Ion Nicolaescu for Fred Friday (90′).
Hapoel Tel Aviv – Formation
Haim Silbas played with: .
Hapoel Tel Aviv made 4 changes: O. Israelov for Stav Lamkin (24′), H. Layous for Aleksandar Boljević (70′), G. Roemeratoe for Ran Binyamin (85′) and B. Bitton for Omer Senior (85′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.
- Hapoel Hadera – Sektzia Nes Tziona – 1-2
- Beitar Jerusalem – Hapoel Tel Aviv – 2-1
- Hapoel Be’er Sheva – Hapoel Katamon – 1-0
- Maccabi Tel Aviv – Maccabi Netanya – 2-0
- Maccabi Haifa – Ashdod – 2-1