Ziv. a brace from atar and dabour helped mta to a convinsing win on bnei sakhnin

Maccabi Tel Aviv hosted Bnei Sachnin today in the 12th Premier League round, scoring four goals and achieving a smooth win of 4-0.  After the defeat and drama in Ramat HaSharon, the yellow team made their lives easier this time.  The game started with a storm with a goal by Yoav Ziv in Minute 4, sending the yellow team to the break at a 1-0 lead.  Two assists by Colautti at the beginning of the second half provided Eliran Atar with a pair of goals, taking his balance to 12.  The final score was set in overtime with an own goal after Dabour missed a penalty kick.

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Maccabi Tel Aviv's players made their intentions clear right from the start.  Roberto Colautti had a wonderful opportunity in the first minute, but he kicked to the post.  Three minutes later, the ball found its way into the Sachnin goal.  Yoav Ziv completed a nice maneuver with a kick that hit the guest defender and flew into the net above Mahmoud Kendil.  The first minutes continued to be filled with action by the goals, Kassum was close to tying the score for Sachnin and Colautti, on the other hand, could double the yellow advantage.    From Minute 10 and on, the game settled down and there were no further opportunities until the break, with the yellow team at  1-0.



The beginning of the second half did not mark any specific direction until a corner ball at Minute 52 transformed into a second goal for the yellow team.  Colautti passed a header to Atar who continued with a tap and scored his 11th league goal.  The game came back to  life after this goal, especially for the yellow team.  Atar kicked the ball out and Kendil prevented Micha from increasing the score.  At Minute 60, Atar took Maccabi Tel Aviv to 3-0, scoring 12 goals in 12 rounds as he faced an empty goal after a Colautti assist.  The yellow team continued to control the game and attack, including a goalpost kick by Micha, but they reached a 3-0 score until overtime.  Dabour had the opportunity to score the fourth goal from the penalty point and missed.  Luckily, Sachnin's defensive player touched the rebound ball, setting the final score at 4-0 for the yellow team.



Next week, the yellow team will play against Beitar Jerusalem at the Ramat Gan Stadium, marking the end of the first set of games.