Inter Aliyah, a team made up of new immigrants, got back to winning ways last week, after two defeats on the trot, defeating Beitar Ezra 1-0 at home last Friday.
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A lunchtime kickoff meant the heat was going to have affect the proceedings, yet it was the home side that controlled throughout. Inter’s players created chance after chance against their shell-shocked visitors. The breakthrough came midway through the first half, as Henrique Caster got to the end of a Sam Sank back-heel assist to score with his first-ever goal for the club.
The second half lacked the intensity of the first, but there were still many chances for Inter to double its lead. As the game reached its conclusion, there may have been concerns of an equalizer for Ezra, but the Inter defense never looked in danger of being broken as it held onto its shutout.
The win puts Inter into eighth place in the Gimel League (Tel Aviv) table with six points, having won twice and lost twice in its opening four league games. Inter visits Hapoel Holon Zafririm this Friday, with a chance to pick up points against a weaker side that has only won one game in four matches.