4 May 2023 – Drita achieved one of the most important victories in this edition of the competition, as it defeated Llapi at the “Zahir Pajaziti” stadium in Podujeva with 2:0, within the 32nd week in AlbiMall Superliga. Blend Baftiu unlocked the result in the 60th minute from close range after an assist from Ilir Blakqori, while Raddy Ovouka sealed the win in extra time after an assist from Ardit Tahiri. Llapjans had an excellent opportunity to score in the first half but Festim Alidema shot outside the frame of the goal from the penalty.
The triumph of Drita in Podujeva has also been given greater value by the draw of Ballkan at home against Prishtina (1:1). The reigning champions avoided defeat with the goal scored in extra time when Albion Rrahmani scored from a distance of 10-11 meters. Until those moments, Prishtina was in the lead with the goal scored by Leotrim Kryeziu at the end of the first half, which he scored after the assistance of Shefit Shefiti. After today’s two matches, Drita leads the ranking with 66 points, followed by Balkan with 63 points.
At the weekend, the two teams at the top of the ranking, Drita and Balkani will face each other in a match that can decide everything regarding the title of champion in this edition.
Meanwhile, the other three matches of this round were played yesterday. Gjilani defeated Dukagjini (2:0), with the same result Ferizaj defeated Drenica, while Malisheva won against Trepça’89 with 1:0.