Was the first quarterfinal matches of the Cup of Israeli football. Capital «Betar» won one of the League leaders Leumit 2:0. The Haifa «Maccabi» and «Hapoel» played a draw 2:2.
APOEL (Kfar Saba) — Beitar (Jerusalem) 0:2
Gaetan Varenne, who scored in their last eight matches, 10 goals, opened the scoring in the 42nd minute. At the 61st minute Makanan, VASO struck own goal 0:2.
Maccabi (Haifa) — Hapoel (Haifa) 2:2
Already on the 14th minute the home team were leading 2:0. Goals were scored by Nikita Rukavytsya and Cintaku Salalah.
The sharks bounced back in the second half. Distinguished former striker Haifa, Maccabi’s Alon turgeman and former defender of the Moscow «Spartak» Gabriel Tamas.