2012–13 First Macedonian Football League

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
First Macedonian Football League
Season 2012–13
Champions Vardar
7th First League title
8th domestic title
Relegated Teteks
Sileks
Drita
Champions League Vardar
Europa League Metalurg
Turnovo
Teteks
Matches played 186
Goals scored 448 (2.41 per match)
Top goalscorer Jovan Kostovski
(22 goals)
Biggest home win Vardar 6–1 Shkëndija
Vardar 5–0 Sileks
Vardar 5–0 Turnovo
Biggest away win Teteks 0–3 Renova
Renova 0–3 Shkëndija
Shkëndija 0–3 Bregalnica
Teteks 0–3 Vardar
Highest scoring Sileks 3–5 Rabotnički
Longest winning run 5 games
Metalurg
Longest unbeaten run 10 games
Turnovo
Longest winless run 12 games
Napredok
Longest losing run 6 games
Napredok

The 2012–13 First Macedonian Football League was the 21st season of the First Macedonian Football League, the highest football league of Macedonia. Vardar were the defending champions after winning their sixth Macedonian championship at the end of the 2011–12 season. Twelve teams will contest the league, comprising ten sides from the 2011–12 season and two promoted from the 2011–12 2. MFL.

Teams[edit]

After one year out of the First League, FK Pelister from Bitola returned. The Bogovinje team, FK Drita made its debut in the league. In addition, both FK Ohrid and FK 11 Oktomvri returned to the Second League after only one year in the First League.

Magnify-clip.png
Location of teams in 2012–13 First Macedonian Football League
Club City Stadium Capacity
FK Bregalnica Štip Gradski stadion Štip 4,000
FK Drita Bogovinje Stadion Bogovinje 500
FK Metalurg Skopje Stadion Železarnica 3,000
FK Napredok Kičevo Gradski stadion Kičevo 5,000
FK Pelister Bitola Stadion Tumbe Kafe 8,000
FK Rabotnički Skopje Arena Filip II 33,460
FK Renova Džepčište Gradski stadion Tetovo 15,000
FK Shkëndija Tetovo Gradski stadion Tetovo 15,000
FK Sileks Kratovo Gradski stadion Kratovo 1,800
FK Teteks Tetovo Gradski stadion Tetovo 15,000
FK Turnovo Turnovo Stadion Kukuš 1,500
FK Vardar Skopje Arena Filip II 33,460


League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Vardar (C) 33 20 8 5 71 21 +50 68 2013–14 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Metalurg 33 18 9 6 48 28 +20 63 2013–14 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
3 Turnovo 33 17 12 4 49 31 +18 63
4 Rabotnički 33 16 5 12 47 42 +5 53
5 Shkëndija 33 13 8 12 52 49 +3 0441
6 Bregalnica Štip 33 12 7 14 37 35 +2 43
7 Napredok 33 12 7 14 29 39 −10 43
8 Renova 33 12 7 14 35 46 −11 43
9 Drita (R) 33 11 7 15 35 50 −15 40 Qualification to the relegation playoffs
10 Pelister (O) 33 9 10 14 27 36 −9 37
11 Teteks (R) 33 6 7 20 22 47 –25 25 2013–14 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round 2
Relegation to the 2013–14 Macedonian Second League
12 Sileks (R) 33 6 5 22 33 61 −28 23 Relegation to the 2013–14 Macedonian Second League

Source: Macedonian Football
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Shkendija were deducted three points.
2 Teteks qualify for 2013–14 Europa League First qualifying round as winners of 2012–13 Macedonian Cup.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results[edit]

Every team played three times against each other team for a total of 33 matches. The first 22 matchdays consisted of a regular double round-robin schedule. The league standings at this point were then be used to determine the games for the last 11 matchdays.

Matches 1–22[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BRE DRI MET NAP PEL RAB REN ŠKE SIL TET TUR VAR
Bregalnica Štip 3–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1
Drita 0–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–4 2–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–1
Metalurg 2–1 0–1 3–2 1–0 2–1 4–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–2
Napredok 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0
Pelister 1–0 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–0
Rabotnički 3–1 2–2 2–0 0–1 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–2
Renova 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 0–3 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–2
Shkëndija 0–3 2–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 5–1 1–2 1–0 4–1 1–2 2–1
Sileks 2–1 4–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 3–5 1–0 2–3 2–1 1–1 0–0
Teteks 0–2 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–3 3–0 2–1 0–1 0–0
Turnovo 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 2–0 3–2 3–1 0–0 0–0
Vardar 3–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 3–2 3–0 6–1 5–0 4–0 5–1

Updated to games played on 31 March 2013.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 23–33[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BRE DRI MET NAP PEL RAB REN ŠKE SIL TET TUR VAR
Bregalnica Štip 1–0 2–3 4–3 2–0 1–1
Drita 0–2 2–0 3–1 2–0 1–3
Metalurg 2–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–0 1–1
Napredok 2–1 1–2 0–2 0–3 0–0 0–2
Pelister 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–4 1–1
Rabotnički 1–1 2–0 1–0 3–2 3–1
Renova 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 3–1 0–2
Shkëndija 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 0–1
Sileks 0–1 1–2 0–0 2–2 1–2
Teteks 1–1 0–0 2–1 4–0 0–3
Turnovo 2–1 4–0 2–4 3–0 1–1 2–0
Vardar 4–0 0–1 1–2 3–1 2–1 5–0

Updated to games played on 2 June 2013.
Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation play off[edit]

12 June 2013
16:30 CEST
Drita 0 – 3 (2 – 3)
Awarded
Gorno Lisiče
Barać Goal 53'
Nuhiji Goal 65'
Mustafi Red card 66'
Xhaferi Red card 66'
Report Pandovski Goal 11'45'
Mickov Goal 54'
Gradski stadion, Štip
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Dalibor Gjorgjevski (Kumanovo)

12 June 2013
16:30 CEST
Pelister 1 – 0 Skopje
Dimitrovski Goal 68'
Milenkovski Yellow cardRed card 90+4'
Report
Gradski stadion, Kičevo
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Josip Barton (Tetovo)

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of 2 June 2013
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Republic of Macedonia Jovan Kostovski Vardar 22
2 Republic of Macedonia Muzafer Ejupi Shkëndija 20
3 Republic of Macedonia Dejan Blaževski Horizont Turnovo 17
4 Republic of Macedonia Zoran Baldovaliev Horizont Turnovo 16
5 Republic of Macedonia Nikola Georgiev Sileks 13
Republic of Macedonia Mile Krstev Metalurg
Republic of Macedonia Krste Velkoski Rabotnički
8 Republic of Macedonia Izair Emini Shkëndija and Renova 10
Republic of Macedonia Marko Simonovski Napredok and Metalurg
10 Republic of Macedonia Ardijan Nuhiji Drita 9
  • Players whose names are written with Italic letters played only during the first half of the season.

References[edit]

External links[edit]