Haifa lose

By Craig Silver, January 22, 2009
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Strikes from Lior Asulin and Pablo Bastianini condemned Israeli Premier Division leaders Maccabi Haifa to their second defeat as they were beaten at Maccabi Petach-Tikva.

Shalev Menashe popped up with the winner as title-chasing Maccabi Netanya beat Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Goals from Shay Abutbul and Samuel Yeboah saw Hapoel Tel Aviv maintain their hopes with a 2-0 success against Ashdod.

    Last updated: 12:20pm, January 22 2009