33rd round of the 2019/20 “TA Stock Exchange” League: Maccabi Haifa hosted Hapoel Be’er Sheva at Sammy Ofer. Also this match was held without fans. Maccabi arrived at the match from the second place on the league with 66 points and after two consecutive wins. On the other hand, the guests were located on the 4th place prior to the match with 49 points.
Maccabi’s line-up: Josh Cohen, Ernest Mabouka, Ofri Arad, Trent Sainsbury, Sun Menachem, Maxim Plakuschenko, Dolev Haziza, Neta Lavi (C), Tjaronn Chery, Sintayehu Sallallich, Nikita Rukavytsya.
Hapoel Be’er Sheva’s line-up: Ohad Levita, Ben Bitton, Shir Tzedek, Miguel Vitor, Loai Taha, Oren Biton, Ilay Madmon, David Simao, Elton Acolatse, Josue, Ben Sahar.
12’ GOAL. Neta Lavi passes the ball to Chery who sends an incisive pass towards Sallallich, the winger passes it backwards to Plakuschenko who shoots strongly, the ball hits Rukavytsya’s back and is deflected into the net. 1:0, wonderful football by Maccabi.
15’ Yellow card: Oren Biton.
17’ Oren Biton commits a rough foul on Mabouka and is sent off after receiving a second yellow card.
30’ Haziza delivers a long ball towards Sallallich who crosses the ball, but Chery misses the ball.
31’ Nikita Rukavytsya passes by his defender with a lovely personal move and shoots from 15 meters, but Levita deflects the ball for a corner kick.
36’ Yellow card: David Simao
37’ Yellow card: Dolev Haziza.
41’ Yellow card: Miguel Vitor
45’ Neta Lavi shoots well from outside the box, but the ball goes flying next to the post.
46’ Substitution for Maccabi: Yanic Wildschut in, Dolev Haziza out.
48’ Ben Sahar levels the score, 1:1.
59’ Double substitution for Maccabi: Raz Meir and Maor Levy in, Ernest Mabouka and Maxim Plakuschenko out.
61’ GOAL. Sun Menachem crosses the ball from the left flank and Sallallich heads the ball into the net. 2:1 for Maccabi.
64’ Yellow card: Sun Menachem.
67’ Yellow card: Ofri Arad.
71’ Substitution for Maccabi: Muhammad Awad in, Nikita Rukavytsya out.
78’ Maor Levy misses the target from 5 meters after a great pass from Wildschut.
90’ Chery gets the ball from Awad and shoots, Levita blocks the attempt.
90’ Substitution for Maccabi: Suf Podgoreanu in, Sintayehu Sallallich out.
90’+5’ Final whistle