To date there have been 133 matches between the clubs: The record: 64 Maccabi wins, 31 draws, 38 Bnei Yehuda wins. Goal Differential: 198:138 in favor of Maccabi. The Yellow & Blue need only two goals to reach 200 markers against Bnei Yehuda.

The home record against Bnei Yehuda in 66 matches: 37 Maccabi wins, 14 draws, 15 losses. Goal Differential: 103:57.

Maccabi has faced Yossi Abuksis’s club 4 times this season. The Yellow & Blue fell to Bnei Yehuda in the State Cup semifinals but won all 3 league matches with a goal differential of 7:2.

Maccabi has a 5 match league winning streak against Bnei Yehuda which matches their record set in 1974/75.

In addition, Maccabi has a 38 match league undefeated streak which began last season with a Championship Playoff win against Bnei Yehuda.

This season’s Championship Playoffs schedule will see Maccabi meet Bnei Yehuda twice within 12 days.
Only one other time in history did the two squads face each other in such a short period of time. October 1965 the clubs met twice in 8 days when the league decided that during the 1965/66 season there wouldn’t be two rounds but back to back matches. Bnei Yehuda hosted Maccabi (1:0 for Bnei Yehuda) in the first match and the Yellow & Blue won 3:0 at Bloomfield 8 days later.

Two players have scored a hat trick against Bnei Yehuda – Avi Nimni in 2002/03 (5:0) and Rafi Levi in 1959/60 (4:1). There have been 19 braces including Yonatan Cohen this season.

Maccabi has scored 15 league goals against Bnei Yehuda in the 90’ – including Yonatan Cohen’s 94’ strike 2 weeks ago.

Yossi Abuksis has a unique record as a coach against Maccabi Tel Aviv: He began with 3 wins and 2 draws in his first 5 matches against Maccabi and in the last 16 contests he has drawn twice and lost 14 times.

There have been 62 players who have appeared for both clubs
Seven players have scored for either side. Eliran Atar, Eli Bitton, Kfir Edri, Moshe Bitton, Nir Sevilla, Reuven Oved and Shlomo Shikva.