1977–78 Liga Leumit

The 1977–78 Liga Leumit season saw Maccabi Netanya win the title, while Hakoah Ramat Gan and Hapoel Acre were relegated to Liga Artzit. David Lavi of Maccabi Netanya was the league's top scorer with 17 goals.

Liga Leumit
Season1977–78
ChampionsMaccabi Netanya
3rd title
RelegatedHakoah Ramat Gan
Hapoel Acre
Top goalscorerDavid Lavi (17)

The following season, the league was expanded to 16 clubs.

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Netanya (C) 26 15 8 3 50 21 +29 38 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup
2 Beitar Jerusalem 26 12 9 5 32 14 +18 33
3 Maccabi Tel Aviv 26 12 8 6 44 29 +15 32 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup
4 Hapoel Yehud 26 9 11 6 20 17 +3 29
5 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 26 9 8 9 43 32 +11 26
6 Hapoel Jerusalem 26 9 8 9 27 22 +5 26
7 Shimshon Tel Aviv 26 8 10 8 23 25 −2 26
8 Beitar Tel Aviv 26 7 12 7 23 26 −3 26
9 Hapoel Tel Aviv 26 8 10 8 26 30 −4 26
10 Maccabi Jaffa 26 6 12 8 31 38 −7 24
11 Hapoel Hadera 26 9 6 11 32 41 −9 24
12 Hapoel Haifa 26 8 7 11 19 29 −10 23
13 Hakoah Ramat Gan (R) 26 4 11 11 19 32 −13 19 Relegated to Liga Artzit
14 Hapoel Acre (R) 26 2 8 16 15 48 −33 12
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BEI BTA HAR HAC HBS HAH HHA HJE HTA HYE MJA MNE MTA STA
Beitar Jerusalem 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–0 3–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–1
Beitar Tel Aviv 2–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 5–0 0–0 1–0 3–3 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–3 0–1
Hakoah Ramat Gan 0–4 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 1–2 1–0 0–1
Hapoel Acre 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–4 2–2 1–2 1–3 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–3 0–0 1–2
Hapoel Be'er Sheva 0–1 2–0 2–2 4–2 5–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 6–0 1–3 0–1 1–1
Hapoel Hadera 0–4 0–0 1–0 5–1 2–0 5–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 0–1
Hapoel Haifa 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–2
Hapoel Jerusalem 1–1 0–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 3–3 2–1 2–0 0–0 4–0 1–2 1–0 0–0
Hapoel Tel Aviv 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 1–2
Hapoel Yehud 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 4–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 1–0
Maccabi Jaffa 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 2–3 1–1 0–2
Maccabi Netanya 0–0 5–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 5–1 3–0 0–1 3–0 3–1 2–1 3–3 1–1
Maccabi Tel Aviv 2–3 1–0 2–0 5–0 3–2 3–1 2–1 3–1 3–2 0–0 5–3 1–1 3–2
Shimshon Tel Aviv 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–3 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–2 0–1 1–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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