2001–02 Israeli Premier League

The 2001–02 Israeli Premier League season saw Maccabi Haifa win their second consecutive title. It took place from the first match on 25 August 2001 to the final match on 18 May 2002.

Israeli Premier League
Season2001–02
ChampionsMaccabi Haifa
7th title
RelegatedHapoel Haifa
Maccabi Kiryat Gat
Top goalscorerKobi Refua (18)

Two teams from Liga Leumit were promoted at the end of the previous season: Hapoel Be'er Sheva and Maccabi Kiryat Gat. The two teams relegated were Bnei Yehuda and Tzafririm Holon.

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Maccabi Haifa (C) 33 22 9 2 72 32 +40 75 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Hapoel Tel Aviv 33 20 7 6 55 32 +23 67 Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 Maccabi Tel Aviv 33 15 12 6 43 24 +19 57 Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round[a]
4 F.C. Ashdod 33 14 7 12 47 52 −5 49 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup first round
5 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 33 14 6 13 44 48 −4 48
6 Hapoel Petah Tikva 33 13 8 12 39 35 +4 47
7 Maccabi Netanya 33 11 7 15 41 44 −3 40
8 Maccabi Petah Tikva 33 8 12 13 36 47 −11 36
9 Ironi Rishon LeZion 33 10 5 18 39 53 −14 35
10 Beitar Jerusalem 33 7 12 14 39 49 −10 33
11 Hapoel Haifa (R) 33 7 9 17 35 50 −15 30 Relegation to Liga Leumit
12 Maccabi Kiryat Gat (R) 33 7 6 20 34 58 −24 27
Source: futbol24.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Israeli State Cup.

Top goal scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Kobi Refua Maccabi Petah Tikva 18
2   Shay Holtzman Ironi Rishon LeZion 17
3   Serghei Cleşcenco Hapoel Tel-Aviv 14
4   Yakubu Maccabi Haifa 13
  Rodrigo Goldberg Maccabi Tel Aviv 13
  Avi Nimni Maccabi Tel-Aviv 13
7   Assi Tubi F.C. Ashdod 12
8   Manor Hassan Beitar Jerusalem 11
  Itzik Zohar Beitar Jerusalem 11
10   Motti Kakoun Hapoel Petah Tikva 10

See alsoEdit