Maccabi Tel Aviv 1:0 Hapoel Beer Sheva
The Yellow & Blue moved back into first place after defeating Hapoel Beer Sheva 1:0 on an Eliran Atar second half goal. John Ogu was sent off in the 24’ after shoving Avi Rikan while Yuval Shpungin also saw red as he collected his second yellow card in the 42’.
Beitar Jerusalem 3:1 Maccabi Haifa
Its Shecter missed a penalty in the 9′ for the host’s and Ofir Mizrahi gave the visiting Greens a 1:0 lead in the 35′ as it looked like Haifa was going to surprise the Championship Playoff side. However, Anthony Varane righted the ship with a 45′ goal that as followed by and Arik Sabo 52′ beauty and a Shecter 69′ strike to give the Yellow & Black a 3:1 win at Teddy Stadium.
Maccabi Petah Tikva 3:0 Hapoel Ashkelon
Playing in his first game with is new team, Yossi Benayoun looked like the Benayoun of old string a fantastic goal and picking up an assist as well. Linor Cohen scored the first while Gregory Tada scored the third in the win.
Kiryat Shemona 1:2 Maccabi Netanya
Carlos Cuéllar gave the host’s a 1:0 lead early on in the second half, but a pair of Dia Saba markers in the 70′ and 80′ handed the visiting Netanya squad the 3 points and the win.
Hapoel Haifa 1:0 Bnei Sakhnin
Gal Arel helped Nir Klinger’s Hapoel Haifa to the victory thanks to his 80′ goal to keep the Carmel Reds in the title hunt.
Hapoel Raanana 0:1 Hapoel Acre
Ben Azubel scored a 72′ penalty to give the last place Acre the valuable 3 points against Hapoel Raanana at the Netanya Stadium.
Ashdod 1:1 Bnei Yehuda
Gadi Kinda and Mavis Tchibota traded goals as each side came away with one point a piece.