Shkendija and Shkupi split the points allowing Makedoniaj GjP to claim the second place after surprising Rabotnichki on the road. Vardar, Belasica, Struiga and Akademija Pandev also clinched three points.
photo by FK Vardar Skopje: celebration in Veles
The derby of the round was played in Tetovo between the top two teams Shkendija and Shkupi. The hosts took the lead two minutes after the break through Elezi who just yesterday had his 16th birthday, but the visitors equalized just five minutes later.
Gradski stadium in Tetovo
Shkendija – Shkupi 1:1 (0:0)
Goals: 47′ Dashmir Elezi – 52′ Ilirid Ademi
Referee: Dimitar Mechkarovski (Skopje)
The Lions managed to beat Rabotnichki away and are now 2nd with just a point behind leaders Shkendija. This match had everything: penalty, own goal and rec card.
National Atrena Toshe Proeski in Skopje
Rabotnichki – Makedonija GjP 1:3 (1:2)
Goals: 33′ (og) Ermedin Adem – 8′ Filip Petrov, 23′ (pen) Ermedin Adem, 53′ Fernando Augusto
Red cards: 81′ David Atanaskoski (R)
Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (Skopje)
Sems like Belasica finally started playing some football. Third match in a row they take points and second with a win. With a late goal by Kalanoski they surprised Sileks in Kratovo. The hosts mourned the death of their owner Ljubisav Ivanov “Dzingo”, also president of FFM in the 90s.
Sileks stadium in Skopje
Sileks – Belasica 0:1 (0:0)
Goals: 87′ Antonio Kalanoski
Referee: Marjan Stojanovski (Kichevo)
Akademija Pandev and Pelister played an entertaining match featuring five goals including two fro penalties and an own goal. At the end the hosts clinched their third seasonal win to escape from the relegation zone.
Pandev standium in Strumica
Akademija Pandev – Pelister 3:2 (2:1)
Goals: 8′ Daniel Milovanovikj, 40′ (og) Hristijan Dragarski, 87′ (pen) Marjan Radeski – 17′ (pen), 61′ (pen) Valentin Kochoski
Referee: Josip Barton (Skopje)
A lone goal by Albanian international Cake decided the winner in Struga as the hosts celebrated over Renova.
Gradska plazha stadium in Struga
Struga – Renova 1:0 (1:0)
Goals: 33′ Klisman Cake
Referee: Igor Stojchevski (Skopje)
Borec had not been defeat at home since February when they lost against Vardar. Now, the same opponent ended their undefeated run yesterday in Veles despite being underdogs. With two late goals the visitors claimed their fourth seasonal win.
Zoran Paunov stadium in Veles
Borec – Vardar 0:2 (0:0)
Goals: 80′ Jovan Popzlatanov, 90’+1 Matej Cvetanovski
Referee: Marjan Markoski (Ohrid)