2007–08 First Macedonian Football League

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First Macedonian Football League
Season 2007–08
Champions Rabotnički
3rd Macedonian title
Relegated Shkëndija
Cementarnica 55
Champions League Rabotnički
UEFA Cup Milano
Pelister
Goals scored 489
Top goalscorer Ivica Gligorovski (15)

The 2007-08 First Macedonian Football League was the 16th since its establishment. The first matches of the season were played on 5 August 2007. FK Pobeda were the defending champions, having won their second title. The 2007-08 champions were FK Rabotnički who won their third title.

Participating teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2007–08 First Macedonian Football League
Club City Stadium Capacity
FK Bashkimi Kumanovo Milano Arena 7,000
FK Cementarnica 55 Skopje Stadion Cementarnica 2,000
FK Makedonija GjP Skopje Stadion Gjorče Petrov 3,000
FK Milano Kumanovo Milano Arena 7,000
FK Napredok Kičevo Gradski stadion Kičevo 5,000
FK Pelister Bitola Stadion Tumbe Kafe 8,000
FK Pobeda Prilep Stadion Goce Delčev 15,000
FK Rabotnički Kometal Skopje Gradski stadion Skopje 18,104
FK Renova Džepčište Gradski stadion Tetovo 12,000
FK Shkëndija Tetovo Gradski stadion Tetovo 12,000
FK Sileks Kratovo Gradski stadion Kratovo 5,000
FK Vardar Skopje Gradski stadion Skopje 18,104

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Rabotnički Kometal (C) 33 24 7 2 51 11 +40 79 2008–09 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Milano 33 21 3 9 74 36 +38 66 2008–09 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Pelister 33 17 7 9 42 27 +15 58
4 Vardar 33 12 11 10 45 40 +5 47 Ineligible for 2008–09 European competitions 1
5 Renova 33 13 8 12 34 34 0 47 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
6 Pobeda 33 12 9 12 48 48 0 45
7 Makedonija 33 13 5 15 34 42 −8 44
8 Napredok 33 11 9 13 38 49 −11 42
9 Sileks (O) 33 10 11 12 33 36 −3 41 Relegation playoff
10 Baškimi (O) 33 8 6 19 40 63 −23 30
11 Shkëndija (R) 33 7 5 21 26 58 −32 26 Relegation to 2008–09 Second League
12 Cementarnica 55 (R) 33 5 9 19 24 46 −22 24

Source: FFM (Macedonian) (English)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head points; 5th head-to-head goal difference; 6th head-to-head goals scored; 7th draw.
For deciding champions, qualification to UEFA Cup, relegation play-offs and relegation: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th decision match(es).
1Vardar failed to get the UEFA license for the competition due to financial problems.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

The schedule consisted of three rounds. During the first two rounds, each team played each other once home and away for a total of 22 matches. The pairings of the third round were then set according to the standings after the first two rounds, giving every team a third game against each opponent for a total of 33 games per team.

First and second round[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BAS CEM MGP MIL NAP PEL POB RAB REN ŠKE SIL VAR
Baškimi 0–2 5–4 2–2 4–1 0–0 3–4 0–4 1–3 1–0 0–2 1–1
Cementarnica 55 3–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–2
Makedonija 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–0 2–1 4–1 1–1 1–1
Milano 4–2 5–1 5–0 3–1 3–0 4–0 1–2 3–0 1–0 4–0 1–0
Napredok 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 3–1 2–0 2–1 0–0
Pelister 1–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–1
Pobeda 2–1 4–3 4–1 4–1 4–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0
Rabotnički 1–0 0–0 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 4–2 3–0 2–0 4–1 1–0
Renova 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–1
Shkëndija 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–3 2–1 1–0 3–02 1–2 0–2 0–1 0–1
Sileks 4–3 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–3 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1
Vardar 6–1 1–0 4–1 0–0 5–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–0

Source: FFM (Macedonian) (English)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 Match awarded
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Third round[edit]

Key numbers for pairing determination (number marks position after 22 games):

23rd round 24th round 25th round 26th round 27th round 28th round
 1 – 7       6 – 7     7 – 8      5 – 7      7 – 9      4 – 7
 2 – 8      12 – 5     1 – 9      6 – 4      8 – 10     5 – 3
 3 – 9      11 – 4     2 – 10    12 – 3      1 – 11     6 – 2
 4 – 10     10 – 3     3 – 11    11 – 2      2 – 12    12 – 1
 5 – 11      9 – 2     4 – 12    10 – 1      3 – 6     11 – 8
 6 - 12      8 – 1     5 – 6      9 – 8      4 – 5     10 – 9
29th round 30th round 31st round 32nd round 33rd round
 7 – 10      3 – 7     7 – 11     2 – 7      7 - 12
 9 – 11      4 – 2    10 – 12     3 – 1     11 – 6
 8 – 12      5 – 1     9 – 6      4 – 8     10 – 5
 1 – 6       6 – 8     8 – 5      5 – 9      9 – 4
 2 – 5      12 – 9     1 – 4      6 – 10     8 – 3
 3 – 4      11 – 10    2 – 3     12 - 11     1 – 2
Home \ Away[1] BAS CEM MGP MIL NAP PEL POB RAB REN ŠKE SIL VAR
Baškimi 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0
Cementarnica 55 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–3 1–1
Makedonija 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0
Milano 2–1 2–0 3–0 2–1 4–0 9–1
Napredok 1–0 4–3 0–0 4–3 5–3
Pelister 1–3 2–0 3–2 1–0 4–0 1–0
Pobeda 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 0–2
Rabotnički 2–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–0
Renova 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–0 2–1 2–0
Shkëndija 4–3 1–5 0–32 1–2 1–0
Sileks 2–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 3–0
Vardar 1–1 0–1 1–3 1–2 3–1 2–1

Source: FFM (Macedonian) (English)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 Match awarded
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation playoff[edit]

8 June 2008
16:30 CEST
Sileks 2 – 0 Belasica
Gligorov Goal 22'
Stojanovski Goal 70'

8 June 2008
16:30 CEST
Bashkimi 4 – 1 Miravci
Ismaili Goal
Trajčev Goal
Živadinović Goal
Đorović Goal
Karakamišev Goal

Top goalscorers[edit]

15 goals
14 goals
12 goals
11 goals
10 goals
9 goals
8 goals
7 goals

Source: Macedonian Football (English)

Notes and references[edit]

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