Israel Football Championship Playoffs MD 6, Relegation Playoffs MD 5

Maccabi Netanya

Maccabi Netanya 4:1 Beitar Jerusalem
Netanya found the back of the goal 4 times against second choice keeper Stav Shoshan thanks to Aviv Avraham, Dia Saba, Didier Kogbanya and Tim Heubach as Hen Ezra pulled a late goal back by the visitors.

Bnei Yehuda 1:1 Hapoel Beer Sheva
Hanan Maman gave the table leaders a quick advantage but Stav Finish drew his side even in the 14′ to split the points between the squads.

Hapoel Haifa 2:2 Maccabi Tel Aviv
The Yellow & Blue took a point in a 2:2 draw against Hapoel Haifa at Sammy Ofer Stadium on Matchday 32 of the Israel Premier League Ligat Ha’Al. Omer Atzily opened the scoring on a penalty that was drawn by Aaron Schoenfeld while the American striker sent a beauty of a pass to Blackman to give Maccabi Tel Aviv a 2:0 lead in the 81’. However, Ben Basat scored a brace with his first goal coming in the 88’ and his second in the 93’ to split the points. Schoenfeld was issued a second yellow card in the 89’ leading to a red card and leaving Cruyff’s side with 10 men over the last few minutes of the contest.

Ashdod 1:0 Hapoel Ashkelon
Boba Brown scored the lone goal of the contest as Ashkelon was officially relegated to the Leumit League for the 2018/19 season.

Maccabi Haifa 1:2 Kiryat Shemona
Ido Davidov and Ismael Rian gave the visitor’s the victory as Ofir Mizrachi was only able to pull back a late goal in the 88′ for the Greens.

Hapoel Acre 2:1 Maccabi Petah Tikva
Each side received an own goal but it was Gaby Kanikowsky who helped his Acre side to the win.

Bnei Sakhnin 1:3 Hapoel Raanana
A brace by Shlomi Arbeitman and an own goal handed Raanana the win over Sakhnin whose only goal was a Firas Mugrabi penalty.