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The Ligat HaAl fixture at Sammy Ofer Stadium on Saturday sees home team Hapoel Haifa welcome opponents Hapoel Tel Aviv.
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Hapoel Haifa prepare for this match following a 2-2 Ligat HaAl drawn game versus Ironi Kiryat Shmona.
It’s been seldom in recent times that Hapoel Haifa haven’t conceded. The reality is that Hapoel Haifa have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 11 goals during that time. However, we’ll just have to find out whether such a trend might be replicated here in this match.
Coming into this contest, Hapoel Haifa are unbeaten in the league by Hapoel Tel Aviv in their previous 10 matches. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
Hapoel Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv will come into the clash after a 2-1 Ligat HaAl win with the defeat of Maccabi Petah Tikva in their most recent fixture.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Hapoel Tel Aviv have amassed a total of 11 goals. Hapoel Tel Aviv have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. During that period, their defenders have seen 6 goals scored by their opponents.
Leading up to this clash, Hapoel Tel Aviv:
- have not beaten Hapoel Haifa when they've played them away from home in the last 6 league matches. Not good at all.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head results going back to 14/06/2020 shows that these encounters have been miserable for Hapoel Tel Aviv. They’ve not been able to come away with any victories whatsoever while Hapoel Haifa have been superior, finishing as winners in 83 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined total of 17 goals were produced between them in this period, with 15 from The Sharks and 2 for Red Devils. The average goals per game has been 2.83.
Team News: Hapoel Haifa
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just the lone fitness concern for the Hapoel Haifa gaffer Elisha Levy to be concerned about from of an almost fully healthy group. Loai Taha (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is out of contention. Nisso Kapiloto cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Hapoel Tel Aviv
Hapoel Tel Aviv boss Nir Klinger has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Danny Gruper (Muscle Injury), Farley Rosa (Hamstring Injury), Ofek Biton (Muscle Injury), Ben Bitton (Calf muscle strain) and Shlomi Azulay (Hamstring Injury) miss out here.
We’re of the opinion that Hapoel Tel Aviv and Hapoel Haifa could both find goals hard to come by here.
That is why we are leaning toward a tight encounter, finishing with a 0-0 score at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 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: Elisha Levy
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 5