Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre

Adi Gotlieb came to Hapoel Tel Aviv’s rescue yet again on Monday night, scoring a late winner to secure a 1-0 victory at Hapoel Acre that took the team above the relegation zone.

The 23-year-old defender found the back of the net with his header in the 87th minute after a poor display by both teams, making the most of a mistake by Acre goalkeeper Danny Amos. Gotlieb also scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time three weeks ago to give Tel Aviv a 1-0 win over Hapoel Ra’anana.

Hapoel moved up to 10th place with the win, still only three points above the relegation zone, but also just four points back of fourth place.


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