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Beitar & Beer Sheva win, Maccabi & Haifa draw

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Israeli club’s won two matches while drawing a pair as four teams were all in action this week.

Hapoel Beer Sheva 3:2 Sherif Triaspol

Beer Sheva may have scored three goals, however they gave up two away strikes with the second leg of the second round of Champions League qualifying being held in Moldova next week. The home side was awarded three penalties in the match with Mahran Radi and Elyaniv Barda scoring their chances while Maor Bozaglo missed his first half chance from the spot. Josip Ivancic and Josip Brezovic answered for the vistors.

Kairat Almaty 1:1 Maccabi Tel Aviv

Yossi Benayoun scored an injury time away goal to help Maccabi earn a hard fought 1:1 draw on a stormy night in Kazakhstan cancelling out Andrey Arshavin’s fort half strike. The Yellow & Blue will host Kairat next Thursday at the Netanya Stadium.

Beitar Jerusalem 1:0 Omonia Nicosia

New signing Shimon Abuheitzera put a smile on the Jerusalem faithful scoring a second half goal giving Beitar a 1:0 victory over the Cypriot side at Teddy Stadium.

Maccabi Haifa 1:1 Kalju

Janar Toomet scored in the first half while Gili Vermouth drew Haifa in even in half number two with the second leg taking place in Estonia next week.