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Hapoel Jerusalem will be facing visiting opponents Maccabi Netanya at Teddy Stadium in this Ligat HaAl clash on Saturday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Hapoel Jerusalem v Maccabi Netanya are shown on this page (plus the best game odds).
Hapoel Jerusalem will be hoping for a better result after a 2-1 Ligat HaAl losing effort in their last game against Bnei Sakhnin.
The only player to score from Hapoel Jerusalem was Jelle Duin (72'). Aviv Solomon (11') was the scorer for Bnei Sakhnin.
It’s not been often in recent games where Hapoel Jerusalem haven’t conceded. In fact, Hapoel Jerusalem have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 15 goals along the way. Despite that, we will just have to wait and see whether the trend might be maintained in this upcoming game or not.
Leading up to this clash, Hapoel Jerusalem:
- have not beaten Maccabi Netanya when playing them at home in the last 2 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 4 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Maccabi Netanya will go into the match after a 4-1 Ligat HaAl win as they beat Hapoel Petah Tikva in their previous outing.
For Maccabi Netanya, the scorers were Eitan Azulay (12'), Igor Zlatanović (27') and Liran Rotman (91').
Demonstrating their appetite for high-scoring matches, we’ve seen goals 22 times in the previous six matches in which Maccabi Netanya have taken to the field, yielding an average of 3.67 goals each clash. Opposition teams have hit 12 from this total.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings going back to 06/11/2021, neither club has come out on top overall with Hapoel Jerusalem winning 3 of those games, Maccabi Netanya 3 and 0 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 16 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 7 from Hapoel Jerusalem and 9 for The Diamonds. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The last league match between these clubs was Ligat HaAl match day 8 on 07/05/2023 which ended up with the score at Hapoel Jerusalem 1-4 Maccabi Netanya.
Team News: Hapoel Jerusalem
Availability isn’t a big problem, with just a single fitness concern for the Hapoel Jerusalem gaffer Ziv Arie to contend with from a near full-strength group. Noam Melamud (Unknown Injury) misses out.
Team News: Maccabi Netanya
Thanks to a largely available group of players, there’s just a single fitness problem for the Maccabi Netanya manager Ren Kozuk to contend with. Oz Bilu (Ankle Injury) misses out for this game.
In our view, Hapoel Jerusalem could find themselves up against it to register a score against this Maccabi Netanya team who we think might be able to grind out a win.
We’re going for a narrow 0-1 winning margin for Maccabi Netanya at full-time.
Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Teddy Stadium (31,733)
Chairman: Yotam Karmon
Manager: Ziv Arie
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 11