Football Israel

Bnei Yehuda wins Israel State Cup

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Bnei Yehuda captured their 2nd Israel State Cup in the last 3 years by defeating Maccabi Netanya 5-4 on penalties at Sammy Ofer Stadium. Yuval Ashkenazi scored the decisive spot kick after the two sides ended 120 minutes all knotted up at 1-1 and sent the Hatikva neighborhood of Tel Aviv into [Read More]

Israel Premier League MD33 Recaps & Highlights

May 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Beitar Jerusalem fell to SC Ashdod 3:2 in what was Yossi Benayoun’s last competitive match as an active player. Anthony Varenne gave the host’s a 1-0 lead via a 39th minute header but with a chance to double their advantage as Varenne was pulled down in the box Benayoun missed a penalty twenty [Read More]

Israel Premier League MD32 Recaps & Highlights

April 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ashdod took a huge step towards staving off relegation by thrashing Maccabi Petah Tikva 3-0 at the Moshava Stadium. With only two matches remaining, the port city side are now just 2 points away from Petah Tikva and 3 from Kiryat Shemona with their Premier League lives hanging in the balance. Dan [Read More]

Israel Premier League MD31 Recaps

April 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Haifa recorded their second win in as many games this season at Hapoel Beer Sheva’s Turner Stadium as they took home a 1-0 win thanks to a late goal by substitute Shon Weissman. Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Bnei Yehuda 2-0 at the Moshava Stadium to continue their undefeated league season. [Read More]

Israel Premier League MD30 Recaps & Highlights

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Bnei Sakhnin defeated Ashdod 2-1 in the port city in a relegation battle between the two bottom of the table clubs. After 60 minutes of nondescript soccer, the game took an interesting turn when referee Oral Grinfeld issued a controversial straight red card to Ashdod’s Yuval Jakobovich. The [Read More]

Israel Premier League MD29 Recaps & Highlights

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Maccabi Netanya 4-1 thanks to three unanswered second half goals all orchestrated by substitute Omer Atzili. Maor Kandil opened the scoring in the 28th minute when the defender finished off a terrific team play to give the yellow-and-blue a 1-0 lead. However, Guy [Read More]

Eran Zahavi’s Comeback for the Ages

March 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Sports Rabbi published a fantastic and insightful piece entitled “ERAN ZAHAVI BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT FOR ISRAEL” in The Jerusalem Post about Eran Zahavi’s comeback to the Israel National Team fold which includes exclusive quotes from Zahavi himself as well as Eli Dasa, Omri Ben [Read More]
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