PETAH TIKVA. Maccabi Tel Aviv bested Maccabi Netanya to win 2-1. A goal from O. Gloch was decisive in the 87min. All goals were scored in the second half. It was Maccabi Tel Aviv to strike first with a penalty of S. Perica at the 55′. Then it was a goal in the 57′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, O. Gloch gave the win to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the 87′ minute with a goal. Maccabi Netanya lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Bloomfield Stadium stadium in Petah Tikva on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 18.3 degrees Celsius or 64.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
Maccabi Netanya had a superior ball possession 56% while Maccabi Tel Aviv was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Maccabi Netanya was putting more pressure with 95 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Maccabi Tel Aviv was able to find the solution to win this match.
Maccabi Tel Aviv shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Maccabi Netanya shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.
Maccabi Tel Aviv received 1 yellow card (). Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Netanya received 5 yellow cards (Z. Sehovic, P. Galabov, S. Konstantini, O. Gandelman and ).
After this contest, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have 62 points to remain in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Netanya will stay with 48 points to remain in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Maccabi Tel Aviv will play away with Hapoel Tel Aviv on the 20th of May with a 20-13 head to head record in favor of Maccabi Tel Aviv (12 draws).
Maccabi Netanya will play away agasint Maccabi Haifa on the 20th of May with a 23-11 head to head in favor of Maccabi Haifa (5 draws).
Maccabi Tel Aviv – Formation
The manager Mladen Krstajić decided to play with the following team: .
Maccabi Tel Aviv made 5 changes: O. Davidzada for M. Baltaxa (63′), Josue Sa for I. Nachmias (66′), A. Rikan for G. Kanichowsky (72′), S. Perica for B. Kuwas (72′) and D. Glazer for O. Gloch (81′).
Maccabi Netanya – Formation
Benny Lam played with: .
Maccabi Netanya made 5 changes: A. Berkovich for I. Vaier (56′), Z. Sehovic for B. Enow (56′), A. Avraham for R. Shlomo (71′), P. Galabov for Y. Ashkenazi (80′) and S. Konstantini for K. Jaber (81′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.