Lod Municipal Stadium: Kafr Qasim vs Hapoel Kfar Shalem Liga Leumit preview

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Competition: Israel Liga Leumit
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Lod Municipal Stadium

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Liga Leumit, Kafr Qasim holding 12th place and Hapoel Kfar Shalem lying 16th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Kafr Qasim have the fewest scored goals in the first half (9) in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the most conceded goals (52) in Liga Leumit

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

Kafr Qasim have had a bad season and will be relegated from Liga Leumit. For Shalem it's their last days at this level as relegation is a fact.

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Kafr Qasim form and stats

3 victories, 9 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what Kafr Qasim have to build on here at Lod Municipal Stadium in the Liga Leumit. Kafr Qasim has recorded two wins in a row here at Lod Municipal Stadium, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.

A nice win for Kafr Qasim last time playing, versus Hapoel Rishon LeZion. That was also a home game and the match ended 3-0 with O. Peretz, A. Azugi and S. Mareev scoring for the victors. Prior to that, an away loss at Hapoel Afula.

Kafr Qasim are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 15 goals in 15 games. 15 goals have been conceded.

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Hapoel Kfar Shalem form and stats

There's been little loot from Hapoel Kfar Shalem's travels as they have only collected 15 points from 15 away games in the Liga Leumit. Hapoel Kfar Shalem, who have the most conceded goals (52) in Liga Leumit, only have 4 wins to counter their 8 defeats and 3 draws.

Shalem's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Hapoel Afula that finished 2-2. Preceding that game, the 1-3 loss visiting Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla's place.

Shalem are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 17 away goals from 15 games (in the league). It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Shalem's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 26 goals from these trips. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Hapoel Kfar Shalem - Qasim 0-3 earlier this season. As for the last two games between these two teams, there's one Kafr Qasim victory, one draw and zero Hapoel Kfar Shalem wins. Over/under statistics; one of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Hapoel Kfar ShalemM. Olaha
M. Olaha
11 goals
Kafr QasimM. El-Khatib
M. El-Khatib
4 goals
Hapoel Kfar ShalemR. Melika
R. Melika
4 goals

Kafr Qasim missing players

Hapoel Kfar Shalem missing players

Kafr Qasim Hapoel Kfar Shalem
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
30 15 4 Played P 4 15 30
7 3 0 Won W 2 4 6
14 9 4 Drew D 1 3 8
9 3 0 Lost L 1 8 16
25 15 5 Scored S 5 17 32
31 15 5 Conceded C 2 26 52
80% 87% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 93% 93%
60% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 25% 73% 77%
40% 33% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 40% 50%
7% 13% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 33% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 27% 17%
40% 53% 100% BTTS BTTS 25% 47% 57%
37% 27% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 20% 17%
43% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 40% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.7 2.5 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.3 2.5
2 1 0 Red cards R C 1 3 5
 
9.8 11.1 13.2 Shots (avg) S ( 5.5 6.8 7.6
3.9 4.7 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.8 3.2 3.7
22% 21% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 35% 29%
Key stats in Liga Leumit this season:
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the fewest clean sheets (5) in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the most conceded goals (26) away in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the most conceded goals (52) in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the most conceded goals in the first half (27) in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the the worst goal difference (-20) in Liga Leumit
  • Hapoel Kfar Shalem have the the worst goal difference (-9) away in Liga Leumit
  • Kafr Qasim have the fewest scored goals in the first half (9) in Liga Leumit

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hapoel Nazareth Illit 30 16 9 5 39 20 15 8 6 1 17 8 15 8 3 4 22 12 19 57
2 Hapoel Katamon 30 14 12 4 37 16 15 8 6 1 19 8 15 6 6 3 18 8 21 54
3 Sektzia Nes Tziona 30 12 10 8 28 30 15 6 6 3 15 12 15 6 4 5 13 18 -2 46
4 Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla 30 12 8 10 44 36 15 8 4 3 26 18 15 4 4 7 18 18 8 44
5 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 30 11 10 9 27 23 15 7 4 4 15 11 15 4 6 5 12 12 4 43
6 Hapoel Iksal 30 11 10 9 42 42 15 6 4 5 24 23 15 5 6 4 18 19 0 43
7 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 30 9 15 6 32 27 15 6 6 3 19 12 15 3 9 3 13 15 5 42
8 Hapoel Ramat Gan 30 9 13 8 33 28 15 7 5 3 19 10 15 2 8 5 14 18 5 40
9 Hapoel Afula 30 10 9 11 32 28 15 7 3 5 20 12 15 3 6 6 12 16 4 39
10 Maccabi Ahi Nazareth 30 10 9 11 32 31 15 6 4 5 16 13 15 4 5 6 16 18 1 39
11 Hapoel Ra'anana 30 8 11 11 30 31 15 3 6 6 11 14 15 5 5 5 19 17 -1 35
12 Kafr Qasim 30 7 14 9 25 31 15 3 9 3 15 15 15 4 5 6 10 16 -6 35
13 Hapoel Umm al-Fahm 30 7 11 12 21 33 15 3 5 7 11 18 15 4 6 5 10 15 -12 32
14 Hapoel Acre 30 5 16 9 22 35 15 2 9 4 10 18 15 3 7 5 12 17 -13 31
15 Hapoel Petah Tikva 30 6 9 15 17 30 15 2 5 8 7 16 15 4 4 7 10 14 -13 27
16 Hapoel Kfar Shalem 30 6 8 16 32 52 15 2 5 8 15 26 15 4 3 8 17 26 -20 26