Maccabi Tel Aviv were drawn to face Hapoel Acre in the Israel State Cup Round of 16. Last night the Yellow & Blue advanced over Beitar Jerusalem thanks to a late winner by Yonatan Cohen to take the 2:1 win.
The contest will take place between January 15-17, 2019 at the Netanya Stadium with the exact date and time to be determined. Acre defeated the defending State Cup holders Hapoel, Haifa last week by the score of 1:0 at Sammy Ofer Stadium.
The draw that took place at Ramat Gan Stadium featured 11 Israel Premier League clubs, Hapoel Beer Sheva, Maccbi Haifa, Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel Hadera, Maccabi Netanya, Maccabi Petah Tikva, Bnei Sakhnin, Ashdod and Kiryat Shemona. Five Leumit League sides were in the draw including, Hapoel Acre, Nazereth Elite, Afula, Hakoach Amidar and Kfar-Kassem plus the winner of tonight’s match between Hapoel Katamon and Hapoel Tel Aviv.