1.MFL overview of Round 27 (Video)

Midweek round in the Macedonian top flight was played today in which Belasica shocked Shkupi as Shkendija extended to difference at the top.

photo by KF Shkendija Tetovo: Besart Ibraimi between Besnik Ferati and Kosta Manev

The most entertaining match took place in Bitola where Pelister with an amazing come from behind win took important point against a direct rival for avoiding relegation. Sileks took a 0:2 lead thanks to a brace by Gorgiev, but at the end headed home empty handed.

Pod Tumbe Kafe stadium in Bitola
Pelister – Sileks 3:2 (2:2)
Goals: 24′ Hristijan Dragarski, 30′ Riste Ilijovski, 71′ Aldair Neto – 3′, 19′ Pepi Gorgiev
Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (Skopje)

After 4 consecutive losses Vardar eventually managed to stay undefeated. It happened today against fellow relegation struggling Renova.

National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje
Vardar – Renova 1:1 (1:1)
Goals: 40′ Martin Mirchevski – 15′ Alen Jasharoski
Referee: Jovan Kachevski (Struga)

With Ibraimi’s 19th seasonal goal leaders Shkendija beat Akademija Pandev to escape on +13 at the top.

Gradski stadium in Tetovo
Shkendija – Akademija Pandev 1:0 (0:0)
Goals: 53′ Besart Ibraimi
Red cards: 54′ Nikola Serafimov (AP)
Referee: Aleksandar Grujoski (Kichevo)

The biggest upset this round was made by Belasica who with an early goal managed to defeat Shkupi on the round. Despite these 3 points, the Strumica based team remains stuck ta the bottom with only theoretical chances of survival.

Petar Miloshevski stadium in Skopje
Shkupi – Belasica 0:1 (0:1)
Goals: 11′ Benjamin Demir
Referee: Furkan Idrizi (Tetovo)

After a decade Fazli got back in his childhood club and today scored a brace to bring the Lions a win over Borec.

Gjorche Petrov stadium in Skopje
Makedonija GjP – Borec 2:1 (1:0)
Goals: 45’+2, 66′ Samir Fazli – 84′ Aleksandar Mishov
Referee: Marjan Eckoski (Ohrid)

Both Struga and Rabotnichki are trying to catch 3rd placed Makedonija GjP as that is the last places that leads into newly former UEFA Europa Conference League, but today they shared the points, outcome that is not good for both.

Gradska Plazha stadium in Struga
Struga – Rabotnichki 1:1 (1:0)
Goals: 33′ Filip Milenkovski – 58′ Mario Stankovski
Referee: Marjan Gocevski (Strumica)

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