The derby of Macedonia between Vardar and Pelister finished without a winner, while Gorno Lisiche defeated Shkendija and sent them to the relegation zone.
The derby of Macedonia between Vardar and Pelister ended in a 1:1 draw. The visitors from Bitola opened the scoring first in the 5th minute through Petar Ljamchevski. Before the end of the first half, referee Dimitar Mechkarovski whistled a dubious penalty for the home team after Ilir Elmazovski fouled a Vardar player inside the area after a corner kick. Ilcho Naumoski successfully converted the penalty in what proved to be the final goal of the game. Since the 54th minute, Vardar played with 10 men after Mite Cikarski was sent off.
In the other games, Gorno Lisiche overcame Shkendija 2;1 and sent them to the relegation zone, while Bregalnica won a point against Rabotnichki at home.
Gorni Lisiche’s Dejan Leskaroski gave the hosts the lead over Shkendija early in the second half, while Aleksandar Pandovski doubled the lead in the 62nd minute. Meanwhile, for Shkendija, Mensur Kurtishi only reduced the deficit ten minutes later but the visitors could not grab an equalizer.
Makedonija Gjorche Petrov did not have any problems with struggling side Napredok, winning 3:1, while Renova cruised past Gostivar 3:0. Napredok and Gostivar are the bottom two teams on the standings and they showed just why with their performances today.
Bregalnica and Rabotnichki shared the points in a 1:1 draw. Riste Markoski gave Bregalnica the lead in the 71st minute, but it was short lived as Bazhe Ilijoski equalized in the 85th minute. Rabotnichki played most of the second half with 10 players after Dino Najdoski was shown a red card in the 51st minute.
There was also no winner in Turnovo where the second most interesting game of the round between Horizont Turnovo and Metalurg ended in a goalless draw.
Gorno Lisiche – Shkendija 2:1 (0:0)
49′ Dejan Leskaroski, 62′ Aleksandar Pandovski – 72′ Mensur Kurtishi
Makedonija Gjorche Petrov – Napredok 3:1 (1:0)
7′ Filip Kolekjeski, 60′ Daniel Avramovski, 69′ Boban Janchevski – 73′ Vladimir Mojsovski
Renova – Gostivar 3:0 (1:0)
29′, 82′ Medjit Nezir, 65′ Izair Emini
Bregalnica – Rabotnichki 1:1 (0:0)
71′ Riste Markoski – 85′ Bazhe Ilijoski
Horizont Turnovo – Metalurg 0:0
Vardar – Pelister 1:1 (1:1)
41′ Ilcho Naumoski (pen) – 5′ Petar Ljamchevski