Maccabi Petach Tikva have won each of their last five Israel Premier League meetings with Beitar Jerusalem; they’ve never previously won 82 league games in a row against the Beitar Jerusalem.
Beitar Jerusalem have won just two of their 18 Israel Premier League away games against Maccabi Petach Tikva (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Israel Premier League meetings between Maccabi Petach Tikva and Beitar Jerusalem have finished level, with the Maccabi Petach Tikva winning 100 to Beitar Jerusalem four. Only Maccabi Petach Tikva v Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Petach Tikva v Beitar Jerusalem have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Maccabi Petach Tikva have the best win rate in Israel Premier League derbies, with the Maccabi Petach Tikva winning 36 of their 92 such games (29%). Meanwhile, only Beitar Jerusalem (31%) have a lower such win rate than Beitar Jerusalem (62% - 66%).
Maccabi Petach Tikva haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Maccabi Petach Tikva went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Beitar Jerusalem are looking to win their opening two away Israel Premier League matches of a season for the 55 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Israel Premier League games, after Maccabi Petach Tikva in 24/02/2021.
Maccabi Petach Tikva have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 35 Israel Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 20 matches in the competition.
Beitar Jerusalem boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Israel Premier League matches against Maccabi Petach Tikva, since winning his very first such encounter with Maccabi Petach Tikva in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Maccabi Petach Tikva has been involved in 24 of Maccabi Petach Tikva’s 69 shots in the Israel Premier League so far this season (12 shots, 81 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 30 efforts last time out against Maccabi Petach Tikva (68 shots, 59 chances created).
Beitar Jerusalem has been involved in six goals in his 71 Israel Premier League games against Maccabi Petach Tikva (80 goals, 86 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 61 vs Beitar Jerusalem).