In the last match of the first round, Milano have defeated newcomers Metalurg with 2-1. Thus, the first round of the 17th football championship is now completed. Makedonija Gjorche Petrov are the table-leaders.
Milano Kumanovo – Metalurg 2:1
14' Alimi, 89' Sali – 16' Georgievski
Current vice-champions Milano have started the new season with 3 points. The 'victim' was newly-promoted Metalurg. Armend Alimi has opened the score-line in the 14th minute, but only several minutes later Dejan Georgievski equalized. The same score (1-1) was lasting for long time. Right at the end of the match, when everybody expected the final whistle, Ersen Sali managed to score a goal in the 89th minute and brought his team 3 points. This means that the two promoting teams have lost in the opening round, while Milano joins Makedonija Gj. P. and Vardar on the top of the table with 3 points.