Maccabi Haifa 1:3 Maccabi Tel Aviv
Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Maccabi Haifa 3:1 away at Sammy Ofer Stadium on a Vidar Kjartansson brace and Cristian Battocchio’s first goal in Yellow & Blue to move into a first place tie on points with Hapoel Beer Sheva. Nikita Rukavytsya scored for Haifa
Hapoel Beer Sheva 1:1 Hapoel Haifa
Eden Ben Basat scored after just 7 seconds to give Nir Klinger’s side the lead but Ben Sahar’s early second half strike gave the sides a split of the points.
Hapoel Ashkelon 0:1 Hapoel Raanana
Muhamed Ali Kamara scored the lone goal of the contest to give Menachem Koretzky’s squad the 3-points and the win.
Kiryat Shemona 1:1 Beitar Jerusalem
Omer Lako gave the host’s the lead in the 3’ but Claudemir’s direct corner kick that ended up behind Itamar Nitzan gave each side a point up north.
Maccabi Netanya 2:2 Ashdod
Eran Levy missed a pair of penalties as Didier Kogbaniya’s brace only gave Netanya a split of the points against Ashdod who received goals by Yuval Yakobovich and Gadi Kinda.
Bnei Yehuda 2:1 Hapoel Acre
Mavis Tchibota found the back of the goal twice for the host’s in the second half as Ben Azubel’s first half strike was all for not on Matchday 18.
Bnei Sakhnin 0:2 Maccabi Petah Tikva
Richard Suma and Romario Pires scored for visiting Petah Tikva as they collected the win and 3 points.