1.MFL overview of Round 30 (Video)

Belasica managed to beat holders and leaders Shkendija, Pobeda stunned Rabotnichki, teenager Kolevski brought Vardar a win away to Makedonija GjP, Renova with important points against Sileks, while Shkupi celebrated over Akademija Pandev with a late goal.

photo by KF Shkendija Tetovo: a duel from the match in Strumica

Second-to-last Belasica welcomed leaders and holders Shkendija in a must win match for the hosts who are desperately seeking escape from the relegation zone. Belasica pressed hard right from the start and after just five minutes of play Gorgiev brought joy among the home fans.

The Kangaroos doubled the lead in the 64th minute after a colossal mistake by visiting defender Bejtulai. He wanted to give the ball to his keeper Bekim Redjepi, but he managed to lob him from distance for an own goal. Six minutes later Shefiti brought Shkendija back in game but that was all the holders managed to do.

Huge points for Belasica who thanks to Sileks’ defeat are now just a point away from getting out of the relegation zone.

Mladost stadium in Strumica
Belasica – Shkendija 2:1 (1:0)
Goals: 5′ Pepi Gorgiev, 64′ (og) Egzon Bejtulai – 70′ Shefit Shefiti
Referee: Petar Mantev (Negotino)

For 74 minutes Rabotnichki was maintaining a lone goal lead over dead last Pobeda. But then home defender Vladimir Dimitrovski made a stunning mistake giving the ball to Efremov who found himself in front of an empty goal. Just two minutes later Kalanoski went on a perfect counter attack which ended with serving Timovski who scored on a header.

Even with these 3 points Pobeda seems doomed, but the major effect is for Rabotnichki who lost valuable and planed points in the battle for the 4th position.

National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje
Rabotnichki – Pobeda 1:2 (1:0)
Goals: 12′ Emil Viyachki – 74′ Trajche Efremov, 76′ Angelche Timovski
Referee: Aleksandar Grujoski (Kichevo)

Shkupi managed to take the points against cup finalist Akademija Pandev thanks to late goal by Iseni. He decided the winner with a goal scored four minutes from time.

Chair stadium in Skopje
Shkupi – Akademija Pandev 1:0 (0:0)
Goals: 86′ Besar Iseni
Referee: Jovan Kachevski (Struga)

Vardar took the lead away at Makedonija GjPs with a great goal by teenage center-forward Kolevski minutes before the break. It is the debut top flight goal for him. The Lions failed to level the score and instead Kolevski celebrated a brace with a goal two minutes from time.

Gjorche Petrov stadium in Skopje
Makedonija GjP – Vardar 0:2 (0:1)
Goals: 41′, 88′ Bojan Kolevski
Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (Skopje)

Renova defeated Sileks with an early lone goal scored by Miovski. The hosts are now closer to the desired 4th place.

Gradski stadium in Tetovo
Renova – Sileks 1:0 (1:0)
Goals: 5′ Bojan Miovski
Referee: Marjan Eckoski (Ohrid)

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