Maccabi Tel Aviv’s under-19 side will host Hapoel Rishon Lezion at their home ground in Ness Ziona on Saturday at 11:00. Maccabi go into their 22nd round fixture in second place in the standings and will be confident after their State Cup eighth round victory during the week as they face opposition who are 14th in the standings. Maccabi won the first encounter between the two 1-0 earlier this season.

Elsewhere, U17, who lead their division, are away to Hapoel Haifa at Kiryat Haim at noon in the 19th round of action. They too will be confident of victory against Haifa who are next to bottom. Maccabi won the first meeting 1-0.

U16 play away against Hapoel Raanana at 8:30 in the 21st round of action. They too won their first meeting this season 1-0.

U15 host Maccabi Haifa at Kiryat Shalom at 10:30 in the 19th round of action. Haifa are the division leaders and Maccabi’s boys are in fourth place seven points off the pace.