Macedonian First League – Round 9

Moment of the derby game Shkendija - VardarShkendija beat Vardar in the derby, Metalurg destroyed Renova, wins for Bregalnica Shtip and Napredok as well. Pelister held at home by Drita, Sileks avoided home defeat.

Holders Vardar suffered its second seasonal defeat. After Napredok, Shkendija as well managed to get the 3 points in a home game against the current champion. Ejupi brought the lead to the home team, but in the beginning of the second half Vardar equalized when Stjepanovikj converted a penalty kick. Around 20 minutes from time Taipi scored the winner for Shkendija.

None expected that Metalurg will easily defeat Renova. But the popular Metallurgists celebrated a humiliating 4:0 win. Churlinov opened the score in the 12th minute with a beautifull bicycle kick goal, while the rest three goals were scored by Maznov, Dimoski and Ljamchevski. As Dimoski said in our Duel article earlier, Metalurg is in great form and keeps going.

Rabotnichki keeps sinking. This time it was Napredok who took the 3 points from them thanks to a late goal by Simonovski. Pelister failed to beat Drita at home and disappointed its fans who were expecting a win. Horizont Turnovo were very close to a win in Kratovo, a win that would put them on the top of the table, but Sileks equalized three minutes from time through Georgiev.

Bregalnica Shtip – Teteks 2:0 (1:0)
Riste Naumov 44′, Marko Vučetić 64′

Metalurg – Renova 4:0 (3:0)
Cvetan Churlinov 12′, Goran Maznov 15′, Hristijan Dimoski 20′, Petar Ljamchevski 78′

Pelister – Drita 1:1 (0:1)
Blagojche Ruteski 74′ – Ardijan Nuhiu 27′

Rabotnichki – Napredok 0:1 (0:0)
Marko Simonovski 90′

Sileks – Horizont Turnovo 1:1 (0:1)
Nikoal Georgiev 87′ – Saša Vasov 37′ (og)

Shkendija – Vardar 2:1 (1:0)
Muzafer Ejupi 22′, Gjelbrim Taipi 72′ – Ostoja Stjepanovikj 48′ (pen)

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