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Israel Football Matchday 29 Championship & Relegation Playoffs

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Maccabi Tel Aviv 3:0 Maccabi Haifa
The Yellow & Blue dominated very facet of the contest against the Greens as Tal Ben Chaim picked up a brace while Dor Micha scored a lone goal. Eyal Golasa and Yossi Benayoun were fantastic in the midfield as Haifa barely registered any chances on Rajikovic’s goal.


Maccabi Petah Tikva 1:2 Hapoel Beer Sheva
Gadi Kanuk opened the scoring for the hosts with a goal from the penalty spot but Tony Nwakaeme evened up the game prior to the half while Ben Sahar put in the winner in frame number two as the gap atop the table remained at 6 points.


Beitar Jerusalem 3:0 Bnei Sakhnin
Three second half goals by Itay Shecter via penalty, Arik Sabo and Idan Vered helped the hosts to the 3-points and win over Sakhnin at home in a number of years.


Hapoel Haifa 3:3 Hapoel Tel Aviv
A crazy match was on tap at Sammy Ofer Stadium. Edilson scored first for the hosts while Tomer Altman drew the Reds even while Chibuke gave them the lead by the 29th minute. Haifa would tie up the game at 2:2 thanks to Maxim Flashchenko just before the half as Maaran Lala would give the hosts a late 3:2 lead. However, Shachar Hirsch had the last word and found the equalizer for Menachem Koretzky’s side as the teams split the points.


Hapoel Raanana 0:2 Hapoel Ashkelon
Yuval Naim’s side won the game thanks to goals by Josip Ivancic and Raz Meir.

Bnei Yehuda 1:0 Hapoel Kfar Saba
Pedro Galvan scored the match’s lone goal as the hosts took the 3-points at the Moshava Stadium.

Ashdod 1:1 Kiryat Shemona
The sides split the points as Ashdod scored a dramatic late equalizer via Miki Siroshin canceling out Shoval Gozlan’s 62nd minute strike.