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Israel Football Championship Playoffs MD 3, Relegation Playoffs MD 2

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Championship Playoffs

Maccabi Tel Aviv 0:1 Hapoel Beer Sheva
The Yellow & Blue fell to Hapoel Beer Sheva 1:0 on a Hanan Maman first half goal on Matchday 3 of the Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al Championship Playoffs. Visiting defender Ben Bitton was issued a red card as Beer Sheva played with ten men for the majority of the second half but the host’s couldn’t crack the Reds defense.

Beitar Jerusalem 1:1 Bnei Yehuda
Beitar could have taken all 3 points but an Arik Sabo missed penalty in the 94′ left the side’s splitting the points in a hard fought battle. Idan Vered returned to the Starting XI and scored in the 10′ while Roie Gordon slotted home a 52′ penalty for the visitors.

Hapoel Haifa 1:1 Maccabi Netanya
Nisso Capiloto found the back of the goal for the host’s as Didier Kogbania scored for Netanya as each team took home a point.

Relegation Playoffs

Ashdod 2:1 Maccabi Haifa
An Or Inbrom 84′ penalty was the difference as the host’s snagged the 3 points over the Greens. Dor Jan opened the scoring for Ashdod while Nikita Rukyavysta helped draw Haifa even on a 70′ penalty that lasted until Inbrom scored the winning spot kick.

Hapoel Ashkelon 2:0 Bnei Sakhnin
Mirko Ormush and Saar Benbenishti scored for the host’s as Ashkelon secured the 3 points and the win.

Maccabi Petah Tikva 2:0 Kiryat Shemona
Lidor Cohen via a penalty and Gregory Tada scored for the host’s as Petah Tikva took all 3 points.

Hapoel Raanana 1:1 Hapoel Acre
Raanana and Acre split the points in a 1:1 draw at the Netanya Stadium.