Ligat ha’Al: Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv draw 2-2 on Monday

JERUSALEM. Beitar Jerusalem manages to recover against Maccabi Tel Aviv with 2 goals from E. Zahavi from a goal on the 69' and a goal on the 40'.

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JERUSALEM. Beitar Jerusalem manages to recover against Maccabi Tel Aviv with 2 goals from E. Zahavi from a goal on the 69′ and a goal on the 40′.

The match was played at the Teddi Malcha Stadium stadium in Jerusalem on Monday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.3 degrees Celsius or 48.69 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Maccabi Tel Aviv was in firm control of the ball 55% while Beitar Jerusalem was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Maccabi Tel Aviv was more aggressive with 97 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Maccabi Tel Aviv to win the match​.

Beitar Jerusalem shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Tel Aviv shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.


Beitar Jerusalem received 2 yellow cards (D. Moreno and Maksim Grechkin). Regarding the opposition, Maccabi Tel Aviv received 1 yellow card ().

Also, Maccabi Tel Aviv didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after D. Luckassen (Maccabi Tel Aviv) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (28′).

After this match, Beitar Jerusalem will have 20 points like Hapoel Haifa and Maccabi Netanya to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have 39 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 15'

    D. Moreno

  • 28'

    D. Luckassen

  • 29'

    Y. Shua (Penalty)

  • 30'

    Y. Cohen

  • 40'

    E. Zahavi

    André Geraldes

  • 41'

    Dor Peretz

    Y. Cohen

  • 46'

    B. Cohen

    O. Zahavi

  • 61'

    D. Moreno

    Y. Shua

  • 67'

    P. Guiagon

    Gavriel Kanichowsky

  • 69'

    E. Zahavi

    André Geraldes

  • 71'

    A. Yona

    Y. Shua

  • 87'

    Maksim Grechkin

  • 90'

    S. Nachmani

    Ion Nicolaescu

  • 90'

    A. Rikan

    O. Gloukh

Next match

In the upcoming Ligat ha’Al match, Beitar Jerusalem will play away with Maccabi Bnei Raina on the 21st of January with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Maccabi Bnei Raina (0 draws).

Maccabi Tel Aviv will host Maccabi Haifa on the 23rd of January with a 25-15 head to head in favor of Maccabi Tel Aviv (19 draws).

Beitar Jerusalem: Formation and Lineups

The manager Yosef Abukasis chose to play with the following team: .


Beitar Jerusalem made 2 changes: O. Zahavi for B. Cohen (46′) and Y. Shua for A. Yona (71′).

Maccabi Tel Aviv: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, Aitor Karanka de la Hoz played with: .


Maccabi Tel Aviv made 2 changes: Y. Cohen for Dor Peretz (41′) and Gavriel Kanichowsky for P. Guiagon (67′).

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