Israel WINNER League Championship Playoffs Matchday 34 May 7-9, 2016

Courtesy Dov Halickman Photography

Hapoel Beer Sheva 2:0 Beitar Jerusalem

Beer Sheva moved closer to the first title in 40 years as the home side defeated an overmatch Beitar Jerusalem 2:0. Goals by Eliyaniv Barda and Ovidiu Huban late in the match helped the table leaders to a five point lead with only two Matchdays remaining.

Hapoel Raanana 1:1 Maccabi Tel Aviv

Another draw and another disappointing result for the Yellow-and-Blue as their goal scoring troubles continued for a fourth straight league match drawing with Raanana 1:1. Nosa Igiebor who had not played a league match since late February agreed in Maccabi’s lone goal while their former striker Barak Badash evened up the score just a few minutes later.

Maccabi Haifa 1:0 Bnei Sakhnin

A late Shachar Hirsch goal gave the Greens a valuable three points as they look to head into Europe. Following the match star Yossi Benayoun dropped a bombshell saying that the next match at Sammy Ofer may be his last for Haifa.