Hapoel Afula have won each of their last five Israel Leumit Liga meetings with Hapoel Umm al-Fahm; they’ve never previously won 69 league games in a row against the Hapoel Umm al-Fahm.
Hapoel Umm al-Fahm have won just two of their 17 Israel Leumit Liga away games against Hapoel Afula (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Israel Leumit Liga meetings between Hapoel Afula and Hapoel Umm al-Fahm have finished level, with the Hapoel Afula winning 60 to Hapoel Umm al-Fahm four. Only Hapoel Afula v Hapoel Umm al-Fahm and Hapoel Afula v Hapoel Umm al-Fahm have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Hapoel Afula have the best win rate in Israel Leumit Liga derbies, with the Hapoel Afula winning 66 of their 99 such games (57%). Meanwhile, only Hapoel Umm al-Fahm (61%) have a lower such win rate than Hapoel Umm al-Fahm (39% - 81%).
Hapoel Afula haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Hapoel Afula went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Hapoel Umm al-Fahm are looking to win their opening two away Israel Leumit Liga matches of a season for the 52 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Israel Leumit Liga games, after Hapoel Afula in 09/04/2021.
Hapoel Afula have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 44 Israel Leumit Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 19 matches in the competition.
Hapoel Umm al-Fahm boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Israel Leumit Liga matches against Hapoel Afula, since winning his very first such encounter with Hapoel Afula in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Hapoel Afula has been involved in 59 of Hapoel Afula’s 88 shots in the Israel Leumit Liga so far this season (85 shots, 58 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 52 efforts last time out against Hapoel Afula (84 shots, 89 chances created).
Hapoel Umm al-Fahm has been involved in six goals in his 79 Israel Leumit Liga games against Hapoel Afula (74 goals, 14 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 66 vs Hapoel Umm al-Fahm).