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Israel Football Championship Playoffs Matchday 31, Relegation Playoffs Matchday 30

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Beitar Jerusalem 1:1 Maccabi Tel Aviv
The Yellow & Blue recorded a disappointing result in Jerusalem, drawing Beitar and falling behind Hapoel Beer Sheva by 8 points with 5 matches remaining. Tal Ben Chaim scored for Maccabi but went out injured soon thereafter while Idan Vered drew his side even just before the break.


Bnei Sakhnin 1:3 Hapoel Beer Sheva
Yuval Abidor gave the hosts the shock 1:0 lead, but the defending champs came back with 3 unanswered goals by Eliyaniv Barda, Tony Nwakaeme and Mahran Radi for the away win.

Maccabi Petah Tikva 0:1 Maccabi Haifa
The Greens earned a hard fought battle thanks to Dekel Keinan’s 10th minute goal to give the visitors 3 points to move closer to a European spot. For Petah Tikva that was their 6th loss in a row as Kobi Refuah’s team continues to struggle.

Hapoel Ashkelon 1:0 Bnei Yehuda
Branislav Jovanovic scored for the hosts to collect the 3 points to move out of the relegation zone.

Hapoel Tel Aviv 2:0 Hapoel Kfar Saba
The Reds defeated Kfar Saba and inched closer to the red line and out of the relegation zone thanks to goals by Joseph Genda and Adi Gotlieb.


Hapoel Haifa 1:1 SC Ashdod
Or Inbrum scored in the 222nd minute to give the visitors the lead while Eden Ben Basat drew his side even in the 82nd minute as the clubs split the points.


Kiryat Shemona 2:3 Hapoel Raanana
Lots of goals up north as Kiryat Shemona midfielder Shlomi Azulay scored the match’s first goal and Shoval Gozlan scored the last. In between, Raanana found the back of the goal 3 times thanks to a brace by Shimon Abuheitzera and a lone marker by Snir Shuker to pick up the win.