Macedonian First League – Round 22

Borche Manevski's brace brought Rabotnichki a win; photo: Rabotnicki.comAnother win for leaders Vardar, Metalurg and Shkendija shared the points, Renova destroyed Teteks, while Rabotnichki, Napredok and Bregalnica Shtip all collected three points.

The table leaders Vardar recorded yet another win, this time away in Turnovo thanks to one goal apiece by attackers Filip Ivanovski and Jovan Kostovski.  Since Metalurg and Shkendija played a goalless draw, Vardar has now increased its lead at the top of the table to 12 points ahead of Metalurg and 15 points ahead of third placed Shkendija.

After a goalless first half in Tetovo, Renova started furiously after the break by scoring three goals in seven minutes.  In the end, Renova celebrated a 5:1 win over Teteks with Muharem Bajrami scoring twice for the winning side.

Rabotnichki defeated Sileks 2:0 thanks to a brace by captain Borche Manevski who seems to be regaining his good form from last season after a disappointing first half of the season.

Napredok could not break doqn Ohrid in the first half when the visitors defended well, but in the second half, the Kicevo based club scored three goals and brought joy to the home fans by celebrating the first win after the winter break.

Last placed 11 Oktomvri suffered another loss, this time to Bregalnica.  The visitors took home all three points from Prilep with the lone goal being scored by Goran Zdravkov in the 16th minute.

Results and scorers:

11 Oktomvri – Bregalnica Shtip 0:1 (0:1)
16′ Goran Zdravkov

Napredok – Ohrid 3:0 (0:0)
48′ Zharko Simjanovski, 70′ Blagojche Glavevski, 88′ (pen) Kire Stepanovski

Rabotnichki – Sileks 2:0 (1:0)
14′, 90’+3 Borche Manevski

Horizont Turnovo – Vardar 1:2 (0:1)
77′ Dejan Mitrev – 37′ Filip Ivanovski, 47′ Jovan Kostovski

Metalurg – Shkendija 0:0

Teteks – Renova 1:5 (0:0)
86′ (pen) Ilber Ali – 48′ Marjan Andonov, 52′, 88′ Muharem Bajrami, 55′ Vulnet Emini, 68′ Ljavdrim Skenderi

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