Akademija Pandev defeated Shkendija for the second time this season, this time in Tetovo. Rabotnichki hit the bottom, injury time win for Borec. Vardar second time this season fails to beat Makedonija GjP.
photo by Akademija Pandev: Mario Maslać celebrating his match-winning goal
The round was opened on Friday with a game in Tetovo between Shkendija and Akademija Pandev. The visitors grabbed important 3 points thanks to a lone goal scored by Mario Maslać at the end of the first half. He escaped a Shkendija defender in the box and headed a ball home sent from a corner kick.
Gradski stadium in Tetovo
Shkendija – Akademija Pandev 0:1
Goals: 45′ Mario Maslać
Referee: Marjan Markoski (Ohrid)
Renova had a difficult time in Kratovo as Nehar Sadiki was sent off early in the first half following a foul as a last player. Sileks had many attempts on goal and the breakthrough finally came in the 67th minute after a corner kick. A Renova defender and their keeper Velii made a mistake and the ball fell to Blagojević who had an easy tap-in. Sileks also remained with 10 men on the pitch after Miloš Žeravica was shown a second yellow card in the second half, but they managed to double their lead through Darko Dodev who collected a blocked ball by Velii and doubled the hosts’ win. In the final moments of the match Dodev scored another goal making this a comfortable win for Sileks.
Sileks stadium in Kratovo
Sileks – Renova 3:0
Goals: 67′ Dejan Blagojević, 83′, 90’+2 Darko Dodev
Referee: Vasko Mavrov (Strumica)
The visitors scored the first goal of the match through Croatian forward Jurina, but the hosts equalized quickly. Shkupi tried to push for second but it was actually Borec who got it as defender Nikola Gavrić cleared a ball which got to Prelčec who managed to escape Adili and score a game-winning goal and 3 very important points for Borec.
Gradski stadium in Veles
Borec – Shkupi 2:1
Goals: 26′ Simeon Hristov, 90’+2 Nikola Prelčec – 20′ Marin Jurina
Referee: Jovan Kachevski (Struga)
Makedonija Gjorche Petrov and Vardar shared the points with a goal by each side, both scored in the second half.
Gjorche Petrov stadium in Skopje
Makedonija GjP – Vardar 1:1
Goals: 66′ Alen Jasharoski – 46′ Daniel Avramovski
Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (Skopje)
The visitors opened the scoreline after Klisman Cake utilized a great assist with a backheel pass by Emran Ramadani following a corner on the first post. Rabotnichki pushed forward in the second half and the equalizer came in the 52nd minute. Yaggo Gomes fought for a ball in the box, managed to keep it and found Toshevski with a perfect pass who had no problems scoring from close range. Rabotnichki went for second but it was actually Struga who scored after many chances in front of their own goal for the hosts. A quick counter attack saw Florent Osmani in front of Rabotnichki’s keeper and the Struga player put his team into the lead. Rabotnichki had a chance to equalize deep into the injury time when Lena was shown a red card and Rabotnichki had a penalty kick. However, Struga’s keeper Uroš Đurić read Petar Petkovski’s shot and saved the penalty, helping his team win 3 massive points.
National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje
Rabotnichki – Struga 1:2
Goals: 52′ David Toshevski – 10′ Klisman Cake, 72′ Florent Osmani
Referee: Josip Barton (Skopje)