Local Soccer: Hapoel PT's Tzarfati frustrates Hap TA

A stunning 90th minute strike by Hapoel Petah Tikva midfielder GuyTzarfati crushed Hapoel Tel Aviv’s title hopes on Monday night.
Tzarfati’ssensational free-kick from 25 meters out secured Petah Tikva a 1-1 drawat home against Tel Aviv, which now trails Maccabi Haifa by 11 pointswith five matches to go before the gap is cut in half ahead of thefinal five games of the season.
Tel Aviv, playing withoutmidfielder Bibras Natcho, who officially signed for Russian championRubin Kazan on Monday, only has itself to blame for dropping points onMonday after showing nothing of the form which saw it score 60 goals inits first 24 league matches of the campaign.
The Reds struggled to create scoring opportunities, but still seemed tobe heading to the victory following Douglas da Silva’s 77th goal.
SubstituteBojan Vrucina crossed the ball from the right and after striker VictorMerey missed his header da Silva popped up on the left post to chest inthe opener.
However, with the clock winding down, Tzarfatiunleashed an unstoppable strike which gave goalkeeper Vincent Enyeamano chance and Petah Tikva got the draw it deserved, three months afterlosing 7-1 to Tel Aviv.