Yugoslavia round-up: Partizan lead at mid-way stage

FK Partizan go into the winter break in the Yugoslav First League with a nine-point advantage.

FK Partizan have gone into the winter break in the Yugoslav First League with a nine-point advantage after closest rivals FK Zeleznik lost 1-0 to FK Cukaricki at the weekend.

Partizan comfort
Partizan, who beat FK Javor 2-1 on Friday, will be able to enjoy their time off after Nebojsa Pavlovic's 50th-minute winner condemned Zeleznik to defeat.

Zvezda third
FK Crvena Zvezda are now only a point behind in third following a 2-0 win at FK Radnicki Obrenovac. Nemanja Vidic struck a fifth-minute penalty to set the visitors on their way and Branko Boskovic added the second seven minutes from time.

OFK eye Europe
OFK Beograd stay in contention for a European place after a 19th-minute Milos Kolakovic effort proved enough to see off FK Rad 1-0.

Radonjic winner
FK Sujetska ended the first phase of the campaign on a high after defeating FK Sartid 2-1 at home, Srdjan Radonjic hammering in a 73rd-minute winner. FK Hajduk Kula were also narrow winners, needing Milan Mijailovic's 40th-minute goal to defeat visiting FK Zemun.

Vojvodina on top
FK Vojvodina came out on top from their trip to FK Obilic. Sladjan Nikolic in the 41st minute and Radoslav Batak in the 88th set them on their way before Adrijan Djokaj hit a late reply. FK Zeta’s Nenad Brnovic struck twice and Marko Colakovic grabbed the third in a 3-0 home win over FK Rudar Pljevlja.

Kuzmanovic double
FK Mogren prevailed in the highest scoring game, a 4-3 victory over FK Radnicki Nis. Dusan Vasiljevic put them ahead straight from the whistle before Vaojkan Kuzmanovic turned the match on its head with goals on 28 and 44 minutes.

Stojanovic consolation
Ratko Zec levelled three minutes into the second half and Vasiljevic edged them ahead after 73 minutes before Vladimir Gluscevic made it 4-2 10 minutes from time. Sasa Stojanovic collected an 87th-minute consolation for the home side.