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Hapoel Kfar Saba visit Sammy Ofer Stadium on Saturday for the Ligat HaAl clash with home side Hapoel Haifa.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Hapoel Haifa v Hapoel Kfar Saba can be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Hapoel Haifa will be looking for a repeat result of a 3-1 Ligat HaAl victory vs Beitar Jerusalem.
Haim Silvas's Hapoel Haifa have netted 8 times in their preceding six outings. Conversely, the tally of goals that they have conceded in those games stands at 10.
Their previous form shows that Hapoel Haifa:
- have not been beaten in the league by Hapoel Kfar Saba in their last 2 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Hapoel Kfar Saba
In their previous fixture, Hapoel Kfar Saba drew 2-2 in the Ligat HaAl match with Hapoel Tel Aviv.
It has become apparent that Hapoel Kfar Saba have suffered from a shortage of goals over their previous six games, contributing the unsatisfactory return of just 4. In those fixtures, The greens from the Sharon have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 12.
Heading into this contest, Hapoel Kfar Saba are without an away win for the past 5 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 31/12/2016 shows us that Hapoel Haifa have won 3 of these games & Hapoel Kfar Saba 2, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
In all, 10 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from The Sharks and 5 for The greens from the Sharon. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
Team News: Hapoel Haifa
Ness Zamir (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Qays Ghanem (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Ido Shahar (Fractured Foot) will not be taking part for Hapoel Haifa boss Haim Silvas.
Team News: Hapoel Kfar Saba
Kfar Saba boss Ofir Haim has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Tal Machluf (Fractured Eye Socket) and Ayman Kharbat (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will miss out on this game.
We believe that Hapoel Kfar Saba will likely create enough chances to find the back of the net against this Hapoel Haifa team, however that probably won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re predicting a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Hapoel Haifa at full-time. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sammy Ofer Stadium (30,780)
Captain: Gil Vermouth
Chairman: Yoav Katz
Manager: Haim Silvas
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 9