Maccabi Tel Aviv's Cinderella Syndrome

The team is putting its best foot forward in Europe, only to fumble in the local league where the Yellows are struggling to perform twice a week with a limited roster. Is the championship in danger?

After Maccabi Tel Aviv was saved by the skin of its teeth from defeat to Hapoel Eilat in another terrible Premier League game in mid-February, we wrote that in a slightly weaker league the team would easily accumulate eight or 10 defeats – as in the 2008 season when Maccabi lost the championship to Hapoel Holon.