Sheriff defeated Zimbru for the fourth time this season. After three clear victories, this time the Tiraspol team won with some difficulty 2-1, in the 23rd stage of the National Division, IPN reports.
Midfielder Yuri Kendysh opened the scoring in the 26th minute, but Dan Pîslă tied the game in the 67th minute. Sheriff had one shot on target in the second half, and it was taken advantage of also by Kendysh. The former Belarusian national player has scored 12 goals this season and is the top goal scorer of the championship. "Sheriff did not deserve the victory today. Zimbru played better, "Sheriff coach Zoran Zekic said at a news conference.
Sheriff broke away from Sfantul Gheorge by 12 points, 5 legs before the end of the championship. Sfantul Gheorghe was unable to defeat Speranța on its own field, score 0-0.
In Orhei, Milsami interrupted its series of 6 matches without victory: 3-0 against Codru Lozova. The goals were scored by Rusnac, Nazar and Bolohan. Milsami approached by 7 points Petrocub, which it will meet in the next round in Hincesti. Petrocub was defeated on Dinamo-Auto's field, 0-2. Valeriu Macrițchii opened the scoring in the 2nd minute, and Igor Bugaiov doubled the host side's advantage in the 26th minute.