ASHDOD. Ashdod beats Hapoel Nof HaGalil with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Kanaan (76′) and a goal from (81′). Ashdod took advantage of its better ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Yud-Alef Stadium stadium in Ashdod on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.1 degrees Celsius or 53.69 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.
- 57 Ball Possession 43
- 16 Total 7
- 12 On Target 2
- 4 Off Target 5
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 139 Attack 124
- 90 Dangerous attack 64
- 106 Ball safe 96
- 0 Penalties 0
- 10 Corners 9
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Ashdod was in firm control of the ball 57% while Hapoel Nof HaGalil was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Ashdod was more pushing with 90 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 12 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Ashdod won the match.
Ashdod shot 16 times, 12 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Hapoel Nof HaGalil shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Ashdod didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Hapoel Nof HaGalil received 3 yellow cards (W. Habiballa, and H. Goldenberg).
After playing this match, Ashdod will have 30 points like Hapoel Haifa to sit in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Hapoel Nof HaGalil will stay with 20 points to sit in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Ashdod will host Hapoel Katamon on the 13th of May with a 1-1 head to head record.
Hapoel Nof HaGalil will host Hapoel Haifa on the 13th of May with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Hapoel Haifa (0 draws).
Ashdod – Formation
The manager Ran Ben Shimon decided to play with the following team: .
Ashdod made 3 changes: F. Abu Akel for G. Katabi (57′), G. Cohen for M. Kamaheni (83′) and G. Cohen for M. Kamaheni (83′).
Hapoel Nof HaGalil – Formation
Shai Barda played with: .
Hapoel Nof HaGalil made 6 changes: E. Velblum for T. Muzie (8′), A. Khalaihal for S. Nachmani (70′), B. Cohen for L. Shukrun (71′), B. Cohen for L. Shukrun (72′), W. Habiballa for J. Ogu (79′) and W. Habiballa for J. Ogu (79′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.
- Maccabi Haifa – Hapoel Tel Aviv – 3-0
- Ashdod – Hapoel Nof HaGalil – 2-0
- Hapoel Be’er Sheva – Maccabi Netanya – 4-1
- Maccabi Tel Aviv – Bnei Sakhnin – 0-0