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Beersheba is unbeaten in its past 17 league games, a run stretching back to late September, winning 15 of those matches to open a five-point gap over three-time defending champion Maccabi Tel Aviv.
By ALLON SINAI
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Maccabi enters the game on the back of its worst-ever defeat in local action, a 35-point humbling at the hands of Maccabi Haifa in the BSL.
Bnei Yehuda holds Mac Haifa; Sakhnin faces Ashkelon, Kfar Saba hosts Mac TA in top-tier slate.
Haifa was the dominant force in local soccer in the first decade of the 21st century, winning seven championships in 11 seasons.
Beitar moved seven points clear of fourth-place Ra’anana.
With one coach already being sacked and players coming and going throughout the campaign, Maccabi’s management has all but given up on this season.
Two American rabbis are giving the nation’s most-watched sporting event a win-win outcome.
Pe’er kicked off the action for Team Israel on Center Court in Saturday afternoon’s match against Ukraine’s Bondarenko.
By HOWARD BLAS
The winner of Wednesday’s game will advance to the round of 16.
Bachar’s boys extend gap with victory over Netanya ahead of tonight’s TA derby at Bloomfield.
Israel faces Croatia in its final Pool C tie on Friday.
Koretzki’s last-place club brings in eight new players, visits red-hot leader Beersheba.
Hapoel entered the game knowing it already had no chance of progressing to the round of 16, but still had plenty of pride to play for.
Disgruntled Israel international allowed to leave yellow-and-blue for free after disappointing year.
Pe’er is still in the fold, although she has looked like a shadow of her former self over recent years.
Petah Tikva beat Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Tel Aviv in the group stage before knocking out Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Haifa on the way to the final.
Round-of-16 berth hinges on Olimpija duel and next week’s Novgorod clash • Jerusalem playing for pride.
Jerusalem came back from a goal down to take lead, but Zahavi rescued point for Maccabi.
“I am happy to be here and delighted the club gave me a chance to do what I didn’t in the past and that is winning titles for Maccabi Tel Aviv,” Medunjanin says.
After being knocked out of the Eurocup last week, and with its State Cup campaign already coming to an end in the round of 16 last month, Jerusalem’s entire focus has shifted to the BSL.
In other Israeli sports news, Figure skater Bychenko claims historic medal.
Just like his days on the bicycle in Israel, Blatt never backs down from adversity – on the contrary, he thrives in situations in which he’s underdog with nothing to lose.
By LAY Z GORDON
Hapoel Tel Aviv dropped to its third defeat in three games over all competitions since the hiring of Eli Gutman, and is just three points above Hapoel Acre and the relegation zone.
Adelson is reportedly planning to meet with the owner of the Raiders, Mark Davis, in Las Vegas on Friday.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Despite only claiming two road wins over Hapoel Tel Aviv in more than 21 years, Hapoel Beersheba enters Saturday’s Premier League encounter at Bloomfield Stadium as a firm favorite.
27-year-old registers result of 158.47 points in men's free program, finishing with 242.56 points overall to clinch silver medal.
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