BEER SHEVA. Hapoel Be’er Sheva tops Maccabi Haifa 1-0 after E. Tibi scored just 1 goal (79′). Hapoel Be’er Sheva took advantage of its better ball possession (56%).
M. Abu Fani received a red card (50′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Maccabi Haifa lost the match.
The match was played at the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium stadium in Beer Sheva on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.84 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.
Hapoel Be’er Sheva was in firm control of the ball 56% while Maccabi Haifa was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Hapoel Be’er Sheva was putting more pressure with 69 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Hapoel Be’er Sheva won the match.
Hapoel Be’er Sheva shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Maccabi Haifa shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.
Hapoel Be’er Sheva received 4 yellow cards (L. Bareiro, D. Keltjens, O. Glazer and O. Glazer). On the other side, Maccabi Haifa received 4 yellow cards (M. Alphonse, M. Abu Fani, D. Haziza and R. Gershon).
Also, Maccabi Haifa didn’t finish the match with 11 players after M. Abu Fani (Maccabi Haifa) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (50′).
After this match, Hapoel Be’er Sheva will have 66 points to hold in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Maccabi Haifa will stay with 72 points to remain in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Ligat ha’Al, Hapoel Be’er Sheva will host Bnei Sakhnin on the 20th of May with a 15-6 head to head statistic in favor of Hapoel Be’er Sheva (11 draws).
Maccabi Haifa will host Maccabi Netanya on the 20th of May with a 23-11 head to head statistic in favor of Maccabi Haifa (5 draws).
Hapoel Be’er Sheva – Formation
The manager Elyaniv Felix Barda decided to play with the following team: .
Hapoel Be’er Sheva made 5 changes: R. Hatuel for S. S. Yehezkel (60′), G. Marmentini for R. Safuri (64′), G. Marmentini for R. Safuri (64′), D. Keltjens for H. Abd Elhamed (84′) and D. Micha for D. Moreno (84′).
Maccabi Haifa – Formation
Barak Bakhar played with: .
Maccabi Haifa made 6 changes: A. Mohamed for N. Lavi (46′), O. Atzili for M. Jaber (52′), D. David for G. Donyoh (61′), O. Arad for R. Gershon (61′), J. Rodriguez for S. Menahem (83′) and J. Rodriguez for S. Menahem (83′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligat ha’Al.