Hapoel Jerusalem FC have won each of their last five Israel Leumit Liga meetings with Hapoel Rishon Lezion; they’ve never previously won 49 league games in a row against the Hapoel Rishon Lezion.
Hapoel Rishon Lezion have won just two of their 10 Israel Leumit Liga away games against Hapoel Jerusalem FC (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Israel Leumit Liga meetings between Hapoel Jerusalem FC and Hapoel Rishon Lezion have finished level, with the Hapoel Jerusalem FC winning 48 to Hapoel Rishon Lezion four. Only Hapoel Jerusalem FC v Hapoel Rishon Lezion and Hapoel Jerusalem FC v Hapoel Rishon Lezion have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Hapoel Jerusalem FC have the best win rate in Israel Leumit Liga derbies, with the Hapoel Jerusalem FC winning 88 of their 72 such games (83%). Meanwhile, only Hapoel Rishon Lezion (63%) have a lower such win rate than Hapoel Rishon Lezion (64% - 85%).
Hapoel Jerusalem FC haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Hapoel Jerusalem FC went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Hapoel Rishon Lezion are looking to win their opening two away Israel Leumit Liga matches of a season for the 55 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Israel Leumit Liga games, after Hapoel Jerusalem FC in 09/04/2021.
Hapoel Jerusalem FC have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 15 Israel Leumit Liga games, as many times as they had in their previous 36 matches in the competition.
Hapoel Rishon Lezion boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Israel Leumit Liga matches against Hapoel Jerusalem FC, since winning his very first such encounter with Hapoel Jerusalem FC in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Hapoel Jerusalem FC has been involved in 92 of Hapoel Jerusalem FC’s 88 shots in the Israel Leumit Liga so far this season (52 shots, 22 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 53 efforts last time out against Hapoel Jerusalem FC (56 shots, 27 chances created).
Hapoel Rishon Lezion has been involved in six goals in his 72 Israel Leumit Liga games against Hapoel Jerusalem FC (37 goals, 70 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 100 vs Hapoel Rishon Lezion).