29th round of the 2019/20 “TA Stock Exchange” League: Maccabi Haifa hosted Hapoel Haifa for the derby of Haifa. Due to the Corona virus pandemic, this match was also held without fans at the stands.
Maccabi’s line-up: Josh Cohen, Ernest Mabouka, Ayad Habashi, Trent Sainsbury, Sun Menachem, Maxim Plakuschenko, Dolev Haziza, Yarden Shua, Tjaronn Chery, Yanic Wildschut, Nikita Rukavytsya.
Hapoel‘s line-up: Jasmin Buric, Michael Siroshten, Dor Malul, Guy Mishpati, Eli Balilti, Kevin Tapoko, Liran Serdal, Saar Fadida, Ness Zamir, Almog Buzaglo, Jakub Sylvestr.
9’ Substitution for Maccabi: Ayad Habashi was injured and replaced by Ofri Arad.
14’ A great move by Wildschut, Plakuschenko and Rukavytsya ends with a shot by Shua, but the ball goes above the crossbar.
26’ Maccabi takes the lead - 1:0! Dolev Haziza crosses the ball into the box, Nikita Rukavytsya heads a diagonal ball from 8 meters and scores!
32’ Hazia brilliantly gets control on the ball and chips it towards Shua who misses the target.
33’ Shua passes the ball to Wildschut who easily passes by Malul and shoots, but the ball goes just next to the post.
45’ Chery crosses the ball into the box, Haziza heads the ball into the net, but the linesman raised the flag for an offside.
46’ Substitution for Maccabi: Trent Sainsbury was injured during the first half and replaced by Rami Gershon.
48’ Yellow card: Guy Mishpati
54’ Hapoel levels the score - 1:1. Liran Serdal shoots from outside the box and scores.
58’ Shua provides a great incisive pass towards Rukavytsya who goes one on one against the goalkeeper and shoots, but the ball hits the post.
60’ Wildschut arranges a good chance for himself, but Buric collects the shot.
62’ Substitution for Maccabi: Muhammad Awad and Sintayehu Sallallich in, Dolev Haziza and Nikita Rukavytsya out.
69’ Chery takes a shot at a goal, Buric denies it.
69’ Yellow card: Ness Zamir.
71’ Yellow card: Saar Fadida
83’ Substitution for Maccabi: Suf Podgoreanu in, Yarden Shua out.
84’ Maccabi takes the lead - 2:1! Podgoreanu delivers an incisive ball to Awad who scores the second one for the Greens.
90’ Gal Arel sets the final score after a doubtful penalty shot - 2:2