1.MFL overview of Round 30

With the midweek round today continues the two battles: the one for the 3rd place and the one for avoiding relegation and the play-off.

photo by FK Rabotnichki Skopje: keeper Kostadin Zahov fails to prevent Mario Stankovski’s opener

Aleksandar Tanevski made a perfect come back at the bench of Makedonija GjP by smashing visiting Pelister with 3:0. The Lions remain 3rd, the last place that leads into Europa Conference League.

Gjorche Petrov stadium in Skopje
Makedonija GjP – Pelister 3:0 (1:0)
Goals: 3′ Robson, 82′ Bobi Bozhinovski, 90’+3 (pen) Fernandinho
Referee: Marjan Gocevski (Strumica)

Struga needed a win against Shkupi in order to maintain the point difference behind Makedonija GjP for that 3rd spot, but only played a goalless draw.

Gradska Plazha stadium in Struga
Struga – Shkupi 0:0
Referee: Igor Stojchevski (Skopje)

Rabotnichki is definitely out of Europe this season after losing at home today by champions Shkendija. In a goals galore match, the visitors from Tetovo found the back of the home net on five occasions, including a deep stoppage time goal for the league top goalscorer Ibraimi who reached 21 seasonal goals.

National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje
Rabotnichki – Shkendija 3:5 (1:2)
Goals: 2′ Mario Stankovski, 69′ Fahrudin Gjurgjevikj, 89′ Stefan Jevtoski – 19′ Igor, 42′ Rubin Hebaj, 82′ Valmir Nafiu, 86′ Armend Alimi, 90’+3 Besart Ibraimi
Red card: 85′ Andrej Kirovski (R)
Referee: Aleksandar Grujoski (Kichevo)

Borec eventually put an end to the 6 match winless run of which 5 were consecutive defeats. They beat direct relegation rivals Vardar.

Zoran Paunov stadium in Veles
Borec – Vardar 2:0 (1:0)
Goals: 15′ Aleksandar mishov, 81′ Murat Adili
Referee: Marjan Eckoski (Ohrid)

Sileks made an important road win to already relegated Belasica, point that send the Kratovo based team out of the danger zone.

Blagoj Istatov stadium in Strumica
Belasica – Sileks 1:3 (1:1)
Goals: 17′ (pen) Benjamin Demir – 10′ Pepi Gorgiev, 68′ David Manasievski, 86′ Svilen Shterev
Referee: Marjan Mladenovski (Skopje)

Relegation struggling Akademija Pandev and Renova shared the points, the outcome that goes in neither favor.

Pandev stadium in Strumica
Akademija Pandev – Renova 1:1 (1:0)
Goals: 24′ Daniel Milovanovikj – 48′ Remzifaik Selmani
Referee: Krumislav Gjorgiev (Shtip)

1.MFL 2020/21

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