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The Ligat HaAl match at Kiryat Shmona Municipal Stadium on Saturday sees home team Ironi Kiryat Shmona lock horns with opponents FC Ashdod.
All Ironi Kiryat Shmona v FC Ashdod game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Ironi Kiryat Shmona will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 2-0 Ligat HaAl success against Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Under three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Ironi Kiryat Shmona have taken part. Regarding the goal split during that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 8 while Ironi KS got themselves 5. We shall soon find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that Ironi Kiryat Shmona:
- haven't been beaten in the league by FC Ashdod in their previous 4 games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
In their previous game, FC Ashdod drew 0-0 in the Ligat HaAl tie with Maccabi Petah Tikva.
Ronny Awat's FC Ashdod have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 6 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 6.
Leading up to this clash, FC Ashdod:
- haven't won against Ironi Kiryat Shmona when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 07/10/2019 shows that Ironi Kiryat Shmona have won 4 of them and FC Ashdod 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A combined sum of 13 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 10 for Ironi KS and 3 for The Dolphins. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
Team News: Ironi Kiryat Shmona
There’s just the sole fitness concern for the Ironi Kiryat Shmona gaffer Messay Dego to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group. Samuel Broun (Mensical Laceration) will miss out.
Team News: FC Ashdod
FC Ashdod boss Ronny Awat has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Fahad Bayo (Knee Injury) and Shlomi Azulay (Hamstring Injury) won’t be making appearances.
It seems to us that FC Ashdod and Ironi Kiryat Shmona could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore seeing a very close game with a 1-1 score at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Stadium: Kiryat Shmona Municipal Stadium (5,300)
Captain: Idan Nachmias
Chairman: Izzy Sheratzky
Manager: Messay Dego
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 5