Maccabi Tel Aviv 0:1 Hapoel Raanana
The Yellow & Blue were shocked by an upstart Raanana side who scored a first half goal via Roei Zikri that held up for Menachem Koretzky’s side to take the points.
Hapoel Beer Sheva 3:0 Maccabi Petah Tikva
Yossi Benayoun may have been visiting his former stomping ground with Petah Tikva but that didn’t stop Beer Sheva from dominating the day thanks to goals by Tony Nwakaeme via penalty and a brace by Hanan Maman.
Beitar Jerusalem 2:0 Bnei Yehuda
In front of an empty stadium, Beitar moved into 2nd place thanks to goals by Claudemir and newcomer Jakub Sylvester to take the 3-points and set up a 1-2 battle for the top of the table at Hapoel Beer Sheva next week.
Bnei Sakhnin 1:0 Maccabi Haifa
Shlomi Azulay scored the lone goal of the contest to give Coach Tal Banin and his Sakhnin side the win.
Hapoel Haifa 2:0 Maccabi Netanya
Gili Vermouth and Alon Turgeman scored for Nir Klinger’s side as the Carmel Reds stayed in the title race with solid win over Netanya.
Ashdod 3:2 Hapoel Acre
Ben Azubel opened the scoring for Acre in the 4’, but Dan Bitton drew the host’s even in the 55’. Gaby Kanikowsky gave the visitors the lead again in the 65’ but Blessing Eleke brought Ashdod back to 2:2 just two minutes later. However, Or Inbrom found the winner in the 92’ to hand the host’s the 3-points and the win.
Kiryat Shemona 1:0 Hapoel Ashkelon
Miloš Radivojević scored to give the host’s the 3-points and the win for Haim Silvas over Ashkelon and their new Head Coach Masay Dego.