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From: האתר הרשמי, Maccabi Haifa | Tuesday, 24/12/2019,

Maccabi won the derby 3:0!

The Maccabees holiday was celebrated with a green party in front of a full Stadium! Ashkenazi was first to lift the fans at the stands with a goal assisted by Sallallich (46’) Rukavytsya doubled the score after a great pass from Lavi (53’) and completed a personal double (56’).
Sammy Ofer was sold out for the derby of Haifa! 
The second derby of the 2019/20 encountered Maccabi and Hapoel Haifa on the 15th round of the 2019/20 “TA Stock Exchange” League. Marco Balbul’s team arrived at the match after qualifying for the last 16 leg in the Israeli State Cup and from the second place at the league with 31 points. On the other hand, the rivals also moved on to the next round at the cup and were located in the 5th place prior to the match with 21 points. 
 
Maccabi’s line-up: Cohen, Mabouka, Sainsbury, Arad, Menachem, Lavi (c), Ashkenazi, Haziza, Chery, Wildschut, Rukavytsya. 

 
Kick off 
 
4’ Mabouka receives the ball at the right edge of the box and crosses it towards Haziza who shoots with a single touch but the ball goes out of play. 
 
16’ Menachem crosses the ball from the left wing but Hapoel’s defense clears it just a moment before the ball reaches Rukavytsya. 
 
21’ Ashkenazi gets the ball on the left side of the pitch, about 25 meters from goal. He advances a few meters and shoots, but the ball goes just next to the post. 
 
30’ Mabouka crosses the ball from the right side, Rukavytsya’s header is wide. 
 
38’ Wildschut crosses the ball from the left flank with his right foot, Menachem gets control on the ball and shoots it but the defense clears it for a corner. 
 
39’ Lavi crosses the ball from the right side; Sainsbury heads the ball next to the post. 
 
44’ Wildschut receives the ball from Chery at the edge of the box and shoots with his left foot, the ball goes wide.
 
45’+2’ End of the first half at Sammy Ofer. It’s 0:0 at half time. 
 
Second half 
 
46’ Substitution for Maccabi: Sintayehu Sallallich in, Yanic Wildschut out.
 
46’ Sallallich who just joined the match gets the ball on the right flank and passes an incisive pass to Ashkenazi who finishes it brilliantly! 1:0 for Maccabi!
 
52’ Haziza storms down the left, he moves the ball to his right foot and shoots from 25 meters, the ball goes wide. 
 
53’ Lavi gets the ball in the box and leaves it to Rukavytsya who shoots and scores! 2:0 for Maccabi!
 
56’ Sallallich receives the ball inside the box, passes it to Rukavytsya and the Australian scores! An amazing 3:0 lead for Maccabi. 
 
62’ Menachem crosses the ball from the left side, Rukavytsya tries to score with his beck hill but the keeper manages to save the attempt. 
 
63’ Chery gets the ball 30 meters from the target, advances and shoots powerfully, the ball goes above the crossbar. 
 
71’ Substitution for Maccabi: Yarden Shua in, Dolev Haziza out.
 
75’ Rukavytsya controls the ball on the left flank and shoots from the air, the ball flies to the stands. 
 
77’ Substitution for Maccabi: Jeando Fuchs in, Tjaronn Chery out.
 
90’+3’ Final whistle. Maccabi wins 3:0 at the derby of Haifa!