Summary: Maccabi Haifa - Beitar Jerusalem 1:2 (Sport1)
Beitar Jerusalem did find itself in a difficult situation in the fight for a ticket to the top playoffs, following the 2:1 loss to Maccabi Haifa yesterday (Saturday), but its fans are very enthusiastic about the upcoming match on Sunday against Hapoel Tel Aviv in Teddy. About 11,000 of the team's fans have now secured their places. The club expects 20,000 fans in yellow and black in addition to at least 3,000 red fans to come to the stadium. The "La Familia" organization announced that it will arrive on Friday at Beit Vegan to pick up the players. Haifa will need the tunnels,
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Great enthusiasm for Sunday.
Beitar Jerusalem fans (photo: Maor Alxalsi)
On the professional side, coach Yossi Aboksis is currently concentrating on the cup match against Hapoel Afula on Wednesday, in which he is supposed to give playing minutes to the substitutes and rest to the players of the squad.
Grigory Morozov will serve a ban in the game, a reminder of the red card he received on Saturday, and will be included in the squad against Hapoel Tel Aviv.
According to the association's examination with FIFA, even though he is Jewish and received an Israeli identity card last October, as long as Morozov has no relatives in Israel, he must wait about five years before he can play for the national team, although in any case another examination is being conducted on the matter.
In fact, after Hapoel Jerusalem's draw, Beitar will wait until next Saturday to see what the city rivals and MS Ashdod will do in their games, when in the event that Ashdod does not score more than a point against Bnei Sakhnin, or alternatively Hapoel Jerusalem loses to Maccabi Tel Aviv, Beitar will be In a situation where victories in the games against Hapoel Tel Aviv and Bnei Sakhnin will guarantee it a place in the top playoffs.
The club said about the complication at the bottom: "The players are not allowed to bother with calculations, because even if the results are not in our favor on Saturday, they can be in our favor in the last round. We need to concentrate only on beating Hapoel Tel Aviv."