The Autumn part of the Macedonian league is completed. Rabotnicki confirmed their half-season title and will keep the lead during the winter with a solid 10 points lead. A big incident in Tetovo will mark the finish of the first part of the season.
Rabotnicki Kometal didn't miss the chance to finish the first part of the season with a good win over Napredok. Kirovski took the lead for Rabotnicki and Trickovski from a penalty scored his 9th goal this season. Gligorov in the second half confirmed the win.
In Tetovo, the snow made big problems and the match between Renova and Vardar started 30 minutes later then scheduled and had bloody third half. On the hard for playing pitch, both teams were struggling to create chances for goals. Iseni took Renova in the lead, but in the last seconds of the added minutes Stjepanovic equalized for final 1:1. The home fans were furious after Vardar equalized in the 94th minute and about 50 home fans entered the pitch after the match. The referee Ljubomir Krstevski was brutally attacked and finished in hospital. Vardar's players were also attacked but luckily they were saved by the home players.
Milano, the surprise of the season, had big resist in Kumanovo by Shkendija. Lazarevski in the 57th minute scored the winner, so Milano kept following Rabotnicki with 10 points behind.
The current champion Pobeda hosted Pelister in the Pelagonija derby. Gjorovic scored twice for the hosts and Glavevski scored the only goal for Pelister's 2:1 defeat in Prilep.
Makedonija failed to extend their good home results in Gjorce Petrov. They were close to the win as Brnjarcevski scored the opener for Makedonija in the 22nd minute, but in the 89th minute Natkov scored from a penalty and won important point for Sileks.
Cementarnica made the surprise of the round. In Negotino, where Bashkimi plays because of the suspension of their ground, Cementarnica won with 0:2 with the goals by Mihajlov and Ristovski. With this win Cementarnica moved from the bottom and now Bashkimi will spend the winter break on the bottom of the Macedonian league.
Mihajlov 14, Ristovski 25
Djorovic 30, 70
Kirovski 24, Trickovski 36(p), Gligorov 59
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