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Bnei Sakhnin make the trip to Bloomfield Stadium on Saturday for the Ligat HaAl meeting with home side Maccabi Tel Aviv.
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Maccabi Tel Aviv
Maccabi Tel Aviv will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 2-0 Ligat HaAl defeat last time out to Maccabi Haifa.
Lorenco Šimić (3') and Dean David (22') scored for Maccabi Haifa.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Maccabi Tel Aviv have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, Maccabi Tel Aviv have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals in the process. That trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this game, however.
Pre-game facts show that Maccabi Tel Aviv:
- haven't lost in the league to Bnei Sakhnin in their previous 3 games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Ligat HaAl action, Bnei Sakhnin and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Hélder Lopes (90') and Alon Turgeman (97') scored for Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
For 5 of the prior 6 games featuring Bnei Sakhnin, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game during that spell is a meagre 1.33, with the average goals for Bnei Sakhnin being 0.33.
Leading up to this clash, Bnei Sakhnin:
- haven't been beaten by Maccabi Tel Aviv in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their previous 7 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings dating back to 22/12/2021 tells us that Maccabi Tel Aviv have won 2 of them & Bnei Sakhnin 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
A combined sum of 11 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for The Yellows and 5 coming from Bnei Sakhnin. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The last league meeting between the two was Ligat HaAl match day 8 on 10/12/2023 when it finished Bnei Sakhnin 2-3 Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Team News: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Or Yitzhak (surgery), Sheran Yeini (Ankle injury) and Nir Bitton (Cruciate ligament tear) aren’t available for Maccabi Tel Aviv manager Robbie Keane.
Team News: Bnei Sakhnin
Bnei Sakhnin manager Klemi Saban Klemi Saban has multiple availability issues to deal with. Maroun Gantus (Groin strain), Taleb Tawatha (Knee collateral ligament strain), Ilay Elmkies (Torn thigh muscle) and Beram Kayal (Tibia and fibula fracture) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Bnei Sakhnin should get enough chances to put a goal past this Maccabi Tel Aviv lineup, however that may not be enough to avoid a loss.
We reckon that it will be a 2-1 winning margin for Maccabi Tel Aviv at the end of the match. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Stadium: Bloomfield Stadium (29,400)
Captain: Sheran Yeini
Chairman: Mitchell Goldhar
Manager: Robbie Keane
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 1, Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Round of 16)