NETANYA. Maccabi Haifa tops Bnei Sakhnin 6-0 after playing a incredible match. Maccabi Haifa was decisively better in terms of ball possession (68%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Netanya Stadium (Netanya) stadium in Netanya on Saturday and it started at 7:50 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.7 degrees Celsius or 51.22 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 60%.
- ! 32 Ball Possession 68
- 4 Total 12
- 0 On Target 7
- 4 Off Target 5
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 86 Attack 120
- 34 Dangerous attack 82
- 73 Ball safe 83
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 7
- 3 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Maccabi Haifa was in firm control of the ball 68% while Bnei Sakhnin was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Maccabi Haifa was putting more pressure with 82 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Maccabi Haifa won the encounter.
Bnei Sakhnin shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Maccabi Haifa shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Bnei Sakhnin received 3 yellow cards (M. Shalata, I. Conte and I. Ganaem). On the other side, Maccabi Haifa didn’t receive any yellow card.
(Bnei Sakhnin) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (40′).
After playing this contest, Bnei Sakhnin will stay with 22 points like Maccabi Tel Aviv to soar in the 5th place. On the other side, Maccabi Haifa will have 35 points to remain in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Bnei Sakhnin will play away with Hapoel Be’er Sheva on the 2nd of January with a 14-6 head to head stats in favor of Hapoel Be’er Sheva (10 draws).
Maccabi Haifa will host Maccabi Tel Aviv on the 3rd of January with a 24-13 head to head record in favor of Maccabi Tel Aviv (18 draws).
Bnei Sakhnin – Formation
The manager Sharon Mimer decided to play with the following team: .
Bnei Sakhnin made 5 changes: I. Ganaem for N. Cirkovic (33′), M. Shalata for N. Lax (46′), A. Jaber for Y. Nassar (60′), I. Conte for H. Goldenberg (61′) and G. Melamed for M. Khalaila (77′).
Maccabi Haifa – Formation
Barak Bakhar played with: .
Maccabi Haifa made 5 changes: R. Strain for R. Gershon (57′), A. Mohamed for M. Levi (57′), T. Chery for B. Sahar (67′), D. David for G. Donyoh (67′) and M. Abu Fani for Y. Ashkenazi (72′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.
- Bnei Sakhnin – Maccabi Haifa – 0-6
- Hapoel Nazareth Illit – Maccabi Netanya – 0-1
- Hapoel Haifa – Ashdod – 2-1
- Hapoel Tel Aviv – Ironi Kiryat Shmona – 2-0