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The Ligat HaAl game at Kiryat Shmona Municipal Stadium on Sunday sees hosts Ironi Kiryat Shmona up against Hapoel Nof HaGalil.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Ironi Kiryat Shmona v Hapoel Nof HaGalil can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Ironi Kiryat Shmona will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 1-3 Ligat HaAl triumph vs FC Ashdod.
Fixtures involving Ironi Kiryat Shmona have tended to be entertaining ones of late with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past six games alone, the sum of 20 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 16 of these belonging to Ironi Kiryat Shmona. That kind of pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this game, however.
Hapoel Nof HaGalil
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Hapoel Hadera in Ligat HaAl competition, Hapoel Nof HaGalil and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games involving Hapoel Nof HaGalil has been noticeable in recent matches. Checking on their last six games reveals that it’s occurred 6 times. During those clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal aggregate of 8 while Hapoel Nof HaGalil have scored 4.
Coming into this meeting, Hapoel Nof HaGalil are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Team News: Ironi Kiryat Shmona
Regarding absentees, there’s just one fitness concern for the Ironi Kiryat Shmona gaffer Kobi Refua to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Dziugas Bartkus (Hand Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Hapoel Nof HaGalil
Hapoel Nof HaGalil has multiple availability issues to deal with. Nir Lax (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Eitan Velblum (Hamstring Injury) are not ready for selection.
Our assessment here is that Hapoel Nof HaGalil might well have a job on their hands to find the net against this Ironi Kiryat Shmona team who we reckon should gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore predicting a good battle with a 1-0 advantage for Ironi Kiryat Shmona at full-time.
There should be little in it.
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)
Chairman: Izzy Sheratzky
Manager: Kobi Refua
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 7