To date there have been 57 meetings between the club’s: The record: 34 Maccabi wins, 13 draws, 10 Ashdod wins. Goal differential: 101:45 in favor of Maccabi.
The 67% success rate versus Ashdod is the highest among the 15 teams that Maccabi has played at least 50 league matches against.
In the matches that Maccabi host the record stands at: 19 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses (78% success rate). This is also the highest among the 15 teams that Maccabi has played at least 25 home matches against.
Last season the two contests between Maccabi and Ashdod ended in draws. That was the first time since 2010/11 that all of the league matches against one club ended in a draw.
Goal scoring leaders against Ashdod: Avi Nimni 7, Rodrigo Goldberg 5, Baruch Dego 5, Eli Driks 5.
The biggest win over Ashdod – 7:1 in 1998/99. Goal scorers: Ben Luz (2), Haim Hagag, Efi Zafrir, Guy Tzarfati, Alek Nilash.
Ashdod’s first Israel Premier League match was against Maccabi – Matchday 1 1993/94 – Maccabi won 1:0 on a goal by Itzik Zohar.
Yuval Naim was just appointed as Ashdod’s head coach. His record against Maccabi: 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses.
Ashdod’s al-time record at the Netanya Stadium (against all clubs): 0 wins, 6 draws, 9 losses. Should Ashdod not win this coming Matchday they will set an all-time record for a club that hasn’t won a match at a one specific stadium – 16 matches.