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Round 37
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
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Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
34
32
34
1
1 - 0
1.94
2.94
27° clear sky
1 - 2
45
29
26
1
1 - 0
2.15
2.22
28° clear sky
5 - 0
42
31
27
1
1 - 0
1.95
2.38
25° clear sky
2 - 1
16
21
63
2
1 - 2
2.94
1.59
24° clear sky
0 - 4
39
29
32
1
1 - 0
2.29
2.56
25° clear sky
2 - 4
23
20
57
2
1 - 2
3.48
1.75
27° clear sky
1 - 6
Home team - Away team
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Over
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Odds
Score
69.45
30.55
Under
1.94
1.38
1 - 2
69.04
30.96
Under
1.95
1.38
2 - 1
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Liga Leumit: the second division of the Israeli Football League

Learn more about the second tier of the Israeli Football League, the competition that used to be the highest division in national football.

What is the Liga Leumit?

Liga Leumit is the second-highest division in the Israeli Football League, ranked below the first division Israel Premier League. The competition was actually first introduced in the 1955-56 season, as the top division to replace the Liga Alef, which is now the third tier of the Israeli Football league. However, after 44 years in existence, the Leumit Liga was also altered by the Israel Premier League in the 1999-2000 season, and it has become the second tier since then. 

Liga Leumit logo

Liga Leumit logo

How does the Liga Leumit work?

The competition comprises 16 teams throughout the country. It is divided into two stages: the regular season and the play-off. In the first phase, 16 teams will compete with each other in a true round-robin format. That means each team will face the other 15 clubs twice, once at home and once away, so each of them is going to join 30 matches in the regular season.

The aggregate points will determine their rankings. Teams will be awarded three points for winning a match, one point for a tie, and zero points for losing the game. After that, the top eight teams qualify for the next championship play-off round, while the bottom eight counterparts go into the relegation round.

In the second play-off stage, teams will also play under the round-robin format, but a single round-robin instead of double as the previous round. Eventually, the team with the highest points in the championship play-off will be crowned the title and promoted to the First Division- the Israel Premier League with the second-top team. These two slots are then replaced by the relegated teams from the Premier League.

Meanwhile, the bottom two teams in the regulation round will be sent to the lower division, the Liga Alef of the next season. Similarly, the top two teams from the Liga Alef are promoted to this competition to replace the relegated clubs. 

Performances by seasons

Season

Winner

Relegated to Third Division

1999–2000

Tzafririm Holon

Hapoel Ashkelon

2000–2001

Hapoel Be'er Sheva

Hapoel Jerusalem

Maccabi Ironi Kiryat Ata

2001–2002

Hapoel Kfar Saba

Hakoah Ramat Gan

Hapoel Beit She'an

2002–2003

Maccabi Ahi Nazareth

Beitar Be'er Sheva

Maccabi Kafr Kanna

2003–2004

Hapoel Haifa

Hapoel Ramat Gan

Maccabi Kiryat Gat

2004–2005

Hapoel Kfar Saba

Maccabi Ahi Nazareth

Tzafririm Holon

2005–2006

Maccabi Herzliya

Ironi Rishon LeZion

Maccabi Be'er Sheva

2006–2007

Ironi Kiryat Shmona

Hapoel Ashkelon

Hapoel Jerusalem

2007–2008

Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan

Ironi Rishon LeZion

Hapoel Nazareth Illit

2008–2009

Hapoel Haifa

Maccabi Ironi Kiryat Ata

2009–2010

Ironi Kiryat Shmona

Hapoel Jerusalem

Hapoel Marmorek

2010–2011

Ironi Ramat HaSharon

Maccabi Ironi Jatt Al-Ahli

Ahva Arraba

2011–2012

Hapoel Ramat Gan

Ironi Bat Yam

Hapoel Herzliya

Maccabi Be'er Sheva

2012–2013

Maccabi Petah Tikva

Sektzia Nes Tziona

Hapoel Kfar Saba

2013–2014

Maccabi Netanya

Hapoel Jerusalem

Hapoel Ashkelon

Maccabi Umm al-Fahm

2014–2015

Bnei Yehuda

Ironi Tiberias

Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan

2015–2016

F.C. Ashdod

Maccabi Yavne

Maccabi Kiryat Gat

2016–2017

Maccabi Netanya

Maccabi Sha'arayim

Hapoel Jerusalem

2017–2018

Hapoel Tel Aviv

Maccabi Herzliya

Ironi Nesher

2018–2019

Hapoel Kfar Saba

Hapoel Iksal

Hapoel Marmorek

2019–2020

Maccabi Petah Tikva

Hapoel Ashkelon

Hapoel Bnei Lod

2020–2021

Hapoel Nof HaGalil

Hapoel Petah Tikva

Hapoel Kfar Shalem

Hapoel Kfar Saba is currently the most successful club in the Liga Leumit with three times winning the title, in the 2001-02, 2004-05, and 2018-19 seasons. This club was founded in 1928 and has gained numerous titles so far. Besides this second tier, Hapoel Kfar Saba also won three State Cups in the 1974-75, 1979-80, and 1989-90 seasons, one Super Cup in 1982. 

Hapoel Kfar Saba in the green kit

Hapoel Kfar Saba in the green kit

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liga_Leumit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hapoel_Kfar_Saba_F.C.