Important wins for relegation strugglers Teteks and Tikvesh, Vardar took a point after leading against Skopje, Turnovo smashed Metalurg, Akademija Pandev played a draw with Vlazrimi 77.
Last-placed Teteks recorded a very important lone goal win over promotion candidates Gorno Lisiche. Three minutes before the break Bilbiloski scored the decisive goal of this match bringing back the hopes of the Blues for staying in the league. Teteks has never played bellow the second league, but this season they are closer then ever to get relegated.
Tikvesh also clinched huge 3 points in the duel at home against Novaci. Once second, Novaci is falling more and more, while Tikvesh is definitely back in battle for avoiding relegation with this 2:1 win.
In Negotino, Vardar failed to beat Skopje after leading 1:0 in a match with two red cards. First visiting player Ensar Sulemani was sent off a minute before the break, while home player Milan Davchev joined him in the 66th minute. Both goals came after the expulsions.
Turnovo had no problems at home with Metalurg, winning comfortably with 3:1. They conceded the only goal after leading 3:0.
Leaders Akademija Pandev visited Kichevo to face Vlazrimi 77. After making a huge lead on the top, they stopped dominating every game and started loosing more and more points. This time Vlazrimi 77 took a point.
Round 20 results:
Turnovo – Metalurg 3:1 (2:0)
9′ Tomislav Iliev, 45′ Tome Janev, 57′ Mario Krstovski – 72′ Mustafa Jusuf
Teteks – Gorno Lisiche 1:0 (1:0)
42′ Marjan Bilbiloski
Tikvesh – Novaci 2:1 (2:1)
4′ Naumche Bakracheski, 45’+2 Martin Nikovikj – 43′ Kiril Stepanovski
Vardar (N) – Skopje 1:1 (0:0)
77′ Vlatko Kocev – 83′ Alekso Noveski
Vlazrimi 77 – Akademija Pandev 1:1 (0:0)
51′ Mrgim Dani – 64′ Daniel Milovanovikj