1993–94 Liga Leumit

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The 1993–94 Liga Leumit season began on 28 August 1993 and ended on 4 June 1994, with Maccabi Haifa winning their fifth title.

That season saw one of the best teams in history of Israeli football, according to many pundits, when Maccabi Haifa managed to win the league without suffering a single loss, breaking many Israeli records in the process.

In that season (as well as in the previous season) it was decided that three teams will be promoted from Liga Artzit and one relegated from Liga Leumit. The fourth place in Liga Artzit would play against before last (13th) place in Liga Leumit in a Playoff to see which team is to play in the premier league.

The three teams from Liga Artzit that were promoted at the end of the previous season: Maccabi Herzliya, Maccabi Ironi Ashdod and Hapoel Kfar Saba. The team relegated was Beitar Tel Aviv.

Final table[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA ± Pts Comments
1 Maccabi Haifa (C)
39
28
11
0
97
27
+70
95
UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round
2 Maccabi Tel Aviv
39
27
7
5
80
36
+44
88
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Qualifying Round1
3 Hapoel Be'er Sheva
39
18
11
10
54
38
+16
65
Intertoto Cup Group Stage1
4 Beitar Jerusalem
39
19
7
13
75
66
+9
64
5 Hapoel Tel Aviv
39
16
6
17
61
59
+2
54
6 Maccabi Netanya
39
13
10
16
64
71
-7
49
7 Hapoel Petah Tikva
39
12
12
15
53
56
-3
48
8 Maccabi Petah Tikva
39
11
14
14
37
46
-9
47
9 Bnei Yehuda
39
13
8
18
55
67
-12
47
10 Tzafririm Holon
39
11
12
16
43
68
-25
45
11 Maccabi Herzliya
39
10
11
18
41
53
-12
41
12 Maccabi Ironi Ashdod
39
9
11
19
53
57
-4
38
13 Hapoel Haifa (P)
39
7
13
19
39
80
-41
34
Playoff
14 Hapoel Kfar Saba (R)
39
7
11
21
36
64
-28
32
Relegation to
Liga Artzit

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; ± = Goal difference; Pts = Points
C = Champions; R = Relegated; P = Playoff

1. Since Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Israeli State Cup, then the 3rd-positioned team awarded with entry to the 1994–1995 Intertoto Cup.

Promotion-relegation play-off[edit]

A promotion-relegation play-off between the 13th-placed team in Liga Leumit, Hapoel Haifa, and the 4th team in Liga Artzit, Shimshon Tel Aviv.

1994-06-11
Hapoel Haifa 0 – 1 Shimshon Tel Aviv

1994-06-18
Shimshon Tel Aviv 0 – 3 Hapoel Haifa

Hapoel Haifa won 3–1 on aggregate and remained in Liga Leumit.

Top scorers[edit]

Pos Nat Player Team Goals
1 Israel Alon Mizrahi Maccabi Haifa 28
2 Israel Itzik Zohar Maccabi Tel Aviv 22
3 Israel Motti Kakoun Hapoel Petah Tikva 21
4 Ukraine Nikolay Kodritski Bnei Yehuda 20
5 Poland Vladimir Greshnev Beitar Jerusalem 19
6 Israel Amir Turgeman Maccabi Ironi Ashdod 17
7 Israel Amir Avigdor Hapoel Be'er Sheva 16
8 Israel Eli Ohana Beitar Jerusalem 16
9 Israel Ronen Harazi Beitar Jerusalem 15
10 Russia Roman Filipchuk Maccabi Netanya 13

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