Macedonian internationals performances

Goran Siljanovski, Mirko Ivanovski, Zeni Husmani, Denis Mahmudov and Stefan Ashkovski scored, Tome Kitanovski and Boban Nikolov had an assist, while Stole Dimitirevski kept a clean sheet this weekend.

photo by Slaven Belupo: Mirko Ivanovski (#22) in action against Rudeš


AFC Champions League, Esteghlal – Al-Ain 1:1
Bojan Najdenov remained on the home bench.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Luftëtari 3:0
Egzon Belica opened at central back for Partizani and played all minutes, while his teammates Alban Sulejmani and Emran Ramadani didn’t play. Eventually, Partizani downed Luftëtari in the home encounter.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Teuta 3:2
Valon Ethemi played from the 79th minute for the hosts, while Bojan Gjorgievski played the entire game at right-back for Teuta. Bojan’s teammate Burhan Mustafov didn’t play.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Laçi – Flamurtari 4:2
Artim Polozhani, Goran Siljanovski and Muhamed Useini started for the visitors, while Muarem Muarem and Fisnik Zuka didn’t play. Flamurtari has a bad run as they lost the last four games. In this one Siljanovski netted his first goal in Albania when he fired a left-footed shot from inside the box, but it didn’t help to avoid the loss.

Goran’s goal:

Azerbaijan, Premyer Liqasi, Qarabağ – Zirə 2:0
Yani Urdinov made the visitors squad, but didn’t play.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Kortrijk – Charleroi 2:0
Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute for Charleroi.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, GOŠK – Sloboda 0:0
Aleksandar Lazevski was all minutes at left-back for Sloboda and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the draw away to GOŠK.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Široki Brijeg – Sarajevo 1:0
Krste Velkoski was the visitors captain and played until the 84th minute at center-forward, while his teammate Marjan Altiparmakovski didn’t make the matchday squad. This was a very tough loss for Sarajevo as they are now already five points behind third placed Široki Brijeg, thus it won’t be easy to achieve a Europa League qualifications spot.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Beroe 0:2
Vancho Trajanov spent the whole game on the hosts bench.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Lokomotiva 1:4
Shocking loss for Arijan Ademi and his team Dinamo as they were surprisingly demolished by Lokomotiva in a home game. Arijan captained his team and played all minutes in defensive midfield.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Inter – Rijeka 0:3
Leonard Zhuta was the entire game in defense for Rijeka and helped his team to gain a clean sheet, whereas his teammate Milan Ristovski wasn’t called up for this game.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Cibalia – Osijek 1:1
Armend Dalipi wasn’t part of Cibalia’s squad, while Muzafer Ejupi made a late substitute appearance for Osijek as he was introduced in the 86th minute.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Rudeš 2:0
Mirko Ivanovski and Tome Kitanovski played the whole match for Slaven in the victory over Rudeš. Mirko netted his teams second goal in the 82nd minute to confirm the win and it was Tome who provided the assist. Meanwhile, Samir Fazli didn’t make Rudeš’s matchday squad.

Video of the goal and assist:

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, APOEL – AEK 0:0
Both Daniel Mojsov and Ivan Trichkovski played the whole game for the visiting side.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEL – Omonia 2:1
Davor Zdravkovski remained on the bench for the winning side.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Paphos – Ermis 0:1
Aleksandar Damchevski stayed on the visiting bench.

Czech Republic, HET Liga, Slovácko – Bohemians 1905 1:0
Veliche Shumulikoski was out with an injury for this game.

England, Championship, Reading – Leeds United 2:2
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for Leeds United and was one of the more active players. He had several opportunities, including once when he hit the post.

Finland, Suomen Cup, Honka – HJK 2:1
Davor Taleski was between the posts for the winning side.

Greece, Souroti Souper Ligka, PAS Giannina – Smyrnis postponed
Mite Cikarski was supposed to play against Smyrnis on Moday, but the game got postponed as the Greek FA suspended the league due to the incident that occured on the derby match between PAOK and AEK.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – Balmazújváros 5:0
Stefan Spirovski remained on the bench during his team high home win.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Videoton – Diósgyőr 4:1
Boban Nikolov played 90 minutes for the home team before he was taken off in the final moments of the match. He took part in the first goal as he distributed a ball for Šćepović who crossed it for the goalscorer Lazović, furthermore Boban provided the assist for the last goal of the game.

Nikolov’s assist (5:25):

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Debrecen – Újpest 1:2
Remzifaik Selmani was not included in the matchday squad for the winning side.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Vasas – Honvéd 2:1
Kire Ristevski played the whole match in what was a very important win for Vasas. They escaped the relegation zone with these 3 points. Ristevski was booked during the game.

Israel, Ligat Winner, Hapoel Haifa – Ashdod 1:0
Risto Mitrevski was 90 minutes part of the clean sheet home defense.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Milan 0:1
Goran Pandev played until the 81st minute when Daniel Bessa took his place. His teammates conceded a goal in the fourth minute of the injury time to record a first defeat after three straight wins.

Italy, Serie B, Palermo – Frosinone 1:0
Ilija Nestorovski captained his team to victory until the 83rd minute when Radosław Murawski took his place. Four minutes earlier he got booked. He had two scoring opportunities, but once the visiting keeper and once the post denied him from scoring. Aleksandar Trajkovski got a chance to play only the closing few minutes as he substituted Igor Coronado in the 89th minute. Important win over the promotion rivals. Palermo is still third, but now 3 points behind second placed Frosinone.

Ile’s chances (first at 0:29, post at 0:54):

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Yokohama F·Marinos – Sagan Tosu 1:2
David Babunski started on the bench and got introduced on half-time instead of Kōsuke Nakamachi in order to help his team equalize. Nevertheless, Yokohama lost the game and after three rounds in the new season is still without a win.

Babunski takes a free kick; photo: FC Yokohama F·Marinos

Kazakhstan, Kaesipqoi Ligasy, Zhetysu – Tobol 0:1
Vanche Shikov watched the opening match from the new season in the Kazakhstan’s top flight from Tobol’s bench.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, De Graafschap – Dordrecht 0:1
Denis Mahmudov scored the winning goal for the away team in the 62nd minute from the penalty spot and earned a yellow card for his celebration. Antonio Stankov also played the whole match for Dordrecht.

Mahmudov’s goal (at 2:45):

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Eindhoven – Fortuna 1:3
Stefan Ashkovski entered the match in the 49th minute and scored the third goal for his team with which he confirmed the victory of the Sittard side in Eindhoven.

Ashkovski’s goal (at 4:10):

Poland, Lotto Ekstraklasa, Górnik – Zagłębie 2:2
Aleksandar Todorovski didn’t get the chance to enter the match from the visiting bench.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Chaves – Sporting 1:2
Stefan Ristovski was an unused sub for the visitors.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Concordia – Sepsi 1:1
Both Milovan Petrovikj and Marko Simonovski returned from their injuries and were substitutes for Sepsi. Simonovski entered the match in the 58th minute and Petrovikj played from the 81st minute and their team managed to win a point with a goal in the 93rd minute.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Rad – Javor 2:0
Both our internationals Aleksa Amanovikj and Filip Ristovski played whole game for Javor.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnički Niš – Spartak 0:2
Petar Krstikj didn’t make the matchday squad for Radnički.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Mladost – Vojvodina 0:3
Daniel Avramovski wasn’t summoned by Vojvodina because of injury.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnik – Borac 1:0
Destan Hadjija didn’t play for Borac.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Zemun – Voždovac 3:0
Dushan Savikj wasn’t summoned for Zemun.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off group, Dunajská Streda – Ružomberok 3:0
Tihomir Kostadinov spent whole game at Ružomberok’s bench.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Play Out group, Zemplín – Tatran 0:0
Kristijan Trapanovski entered the field for Tatran at 77th minute when he replaced Czech international Petr Hošek.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Gorica 3:0
Zeni Husmani and Agim Ibraimi played entire game for Domžale in their home win. Husmani scored Domžale’s third goal at this game at 86th minute of the game.

Husmani’s goal (at 1:58):

Spain, Primera División, Getafe – Levante 0:1
Enis Bardhi came as a substitution for Levante at 69th minute when he replaced Roger Martí. Bardhi was also booked in the last injury minute of the game. It was the first game in which he played after 4 rounds. His team won after 10 winless games.

Spain, Segunda División, Granada – Gimnàstic 0:1
Stole Dimitrievski was the home team’s starting goalkeeper and he kept a clean sheet on the road game against his for former club.


Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Chonburi – Bangkok Glass 0:2
Mario Gjurovski played entire match for the visitors.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Galatasaray – Konyaspor 2:1
Adis Jahovikj started the game at Konyaspor’s bench before he substituted Cameroonian international Samuel Eto’o at 66th minute. He was also shown a yellow card in the 5 minute of the injury time.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Malatiaspor – Fenerbahçe 0:2
Elif Elmas didn’t make the matchday squad for Fenerbahçe.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Mariupol – Zorya 0:0
Besir Demiri played whole match for Mariupol and he received a yellow card in the 73rd minute.

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