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The Ligat HaAl clash at Sammy Ofer Stadium on Saturday sees home side Maccabi Haifa taking on opponents Maccabi Netanya.
Our tips, poll and stats for Maccabi Haifa v Maccabi Netanya can all be found here (including the best match odds).
Maccabi Haifa will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 1-3 Ligat HaAl loss in their previous game against Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Barak Bakhar's Maccabi Haifa have hit the target 5 times over their last 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those same games stands at 8.
Coming into this contest, Maccabi Haifa have not beaten Maccabi Netanya in their previous 2 league games.
Previously, Maccabi Netanya drew 0-0 in the Ligat HaAl match with Hapoel Tel Aviv.
A succession of outstanding performances from the Maccabi Netanya defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 4 from their past 6 outings combined. Over that same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 10.
Leading up to this clash, Maccabi Netanya:
- are winless against Maccabi Haifa when they've played them away from home in the last 4 league games. Not good.
- have not won away from home in their last 5 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 11/01/2020 tells us that Maccabi Haifa have won 4 of these games & Maccabi Netanya 1, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A sum of 13 goals were produced between them in this period, with 9 from The Greens and 4 for The Diamonds. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
Team News: Maccabi Haifa
Taleb Tawatha (Thigh muscle rupture), Raz Meir (Hip Injury) and Ben Sahar (Fractured Foot) will not be able to play for Maccabi Haifa manager Barak Bakhar.
Team News: Maccabi Netanya
Maccabi Netanya boss Raymond Atteveld has to choose a team with limited availability. Hen Ezra (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Omar Gaye (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Maccabi Haifa can score more than once when they face Maccabi Netanya, who may well find it hard finding the net themselves.
We’re therefore anticipating a decent 2-0 win for Maccabi Haifa at the end of the 90 minutes.
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: Neta Lavi
Chairman: Ya'akov Shahar
Manager: Barak Bakhar
Competitions: Ligat HaAl position 1, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)