Hapoel Tel Aviv will host Maccabi Tel Aviv. Who will be stronger in the derby?
Hapoel Tel Aviv
In the last round, Hapoel from Tel Aviv again failed to score three points, having parted on the road in peace with Hapoel from Jerusalem (0-0). This draw brought the winless streak to seven matches. There were draws in five of them. Although Hapoel regularly replenishes its points reserves, it does it in a modest way, so it cannot count on a high place. Now he has eighteen points to his credit, which allow him to occupy the eleventh line.
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Before the previous round, Maccabi Tel Aviv was in second position, eight points behind the leading Maccabi Haifa. And it was they who came face to face in the framework of the 19th round. The team from Tel Aviv really needed to win in order to reduce the gap to five points and return to the fight for the championship title. And we managed to cope with this task - confident Victoria with a result of 3:0, and the intrigue came to life.
Statistics and figures:
- Hapoel Tel Aviv has not won for seven rounds;
- Maccabi Tel Aviv won in two of the last three rounds;
- Hapoel lost to Maccabi on their own field in five previous matches.
After the victory in the last round over the main competitor, Maccabi should consolidate its success and win a convincing victory.