2004–05 Israeli Premier League

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The 2004–05 Israeli Premier League season saw Maccabi Haifa win their second consecutive title. It took place from the first match on 21 August 2004 to the final match on 28 May 2005.

Two teams from Liga Leumit were promoted at the end of the previous season: Hapoel Haifa and Hapoel Nazareth Illit. The two teams relegated were Maccabi Netanya and Maccabi Ahi Nazareth.

Final table[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA ± Pts Comments
1 Maccabi Haifa (C)
33
21
8
4
66
27
+39
71
UEFA Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round
2 Maccabi Petah Tikva
33
16
12
5
47
24
+23
60
UEFA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round
3 F.C. Ashdod
33
15
5
13
48
44
+4
50
4 Beitar Jerusalem
33
13
8
12
46
44
+2
47
UEFA Intertoto Cup 1st Round
5 Hapoel Nazareth Illit
33
12
10
11
46
46
0
46
6 Bnei Yehuda
33
12
8
13
40
46
-6
44
7 Hapoel Petah Tikva
33
11
9
13
41
46
-5
42
8 Maccabi Tel Aviv
33
10
10
13
32
42
-10
40
UEFA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round1
9 Hapoel Tel Aviv
33
10
9
14
30
34
-4
39
10 Bnei Sakhnin
33
10
6
17
40
51
-11
36
11 Hapoel Haifa (R)
33
9
8
16
36
44
-8
35
Relegation to
Liga Leumit
12 Hapoel Be'er Sheva (R)
33
7
11
15
33
57
-24
32

Source: Table
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

1. Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Israeli State Cup.

Top goal scorers[edit]

Pos Nat Player Team Goals
1st Argentina Roberto Colautti Maccabi Haifa 19
2nd Israel Lior Asulin Beitar Jerusalem 15
3rd Israel Shay Holtzman F.C. Ashdod 14
4th Brazil José Duarte Hapoel Nazareth Illit 13
Israel Idan Tal Maccabi Haifa 13
6th Israel Shlomi Arbeitman Hapoel Petah Tikva 12
Israel Avi Nimni Beitar Jerusalem 12
8th Nigeria Ngoy Alumeida Bnei Sakhnin 10
Brazil Gustavo Boccoli Maccabi Haifa 10
Russia Stanislav Dubrovin Maccabi Petah Tikva 10
Israel Moshe Biton Bnei Yehuda 10

See also[edit]