Shkendija outclassed Pelister, Teteks stunned Metalurg, sharing of points on the remaining two matches.
Shkendija had no problems with in-crisis Pelister and noted a convincing 5:0 win. Vručina opened the scoreline in the 23rd minute and it was all about Shkendija since then. Zeba doubled his team lead before half-time after an assist by Kirovski and later returned the favor when Kirovski scored in the 50th minute. After that, Imeri took the main role and added two more goals, one in the 69th minute and one in the stoppage time for a final 5:0 win for the hosts.
In Skopje, Teteks finally noted their first win of the season, after 17 rounds. Metalurg were stunned at home by the last-placed team and although they expected an easy win, they lost 0:2. Nandinho scored in the first half and Simeon Hristov in the second for Teteks’ first win of the season.
Horizont Turnovo were trying hard throughout the match to break Renova’s defense but they failed to do so and in the end both teams shared the points in a goalless draw. The hosts had the initiative and some good chances but did not manage to score a goal.
In Shtip, Bregalnica and Sileks also shared the points in a 1:1 draw. The visitors opened the scoreline first with Marikj’s header in the 28th minute, but Bregalnica managed to save something from this match when Ristov was fouled in the box in the second half and captain Zdravkov successfully converted a penalty.
Highlights of all games:
Shkendija – Pelister 5:0 (2:0)
23′ Bojan Vručina, 45′ Zajko Zeba, 50′ Hristijan Kirovski, 69′, 90′ Demir Imeri
Metalurg – Teteks 0:2 (0:1)
32′ Nandinho, 76′ Simeon Hristov
Horizont Turnovo – Renova 0:0
Bregalnica – Sileks 1:1 (0:1)
77′ (pen) Goran Zdravkov – 28′ Boban Marikj
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Vardar vs. Rabotnichki