Goal by Pandev in the Macedonian duel in Italy between him and Nestorovski. No other player scored nor assisted.
Photo by Genoa CFC: Pandev scoring the goal against Udinese
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Tirana – Kukësi 1:2
Edis Malikji returned to action for Kukësi and played the full match in the away win to Tirana.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Bylis – Partizani 1:1
For a second game in a row, neither Egzon Belica nor Besnik Ferati made the matchday squad for Partizani.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Skënderbeu 1:0
Blagoja Todorovski played the full game for the winning side, as did Agon Elezi for the visitors, while his teammate Artim Polozhani entered the game from the bench to play the final 15 minutes. Meanwhile, the backup goalkeeper Bobi Celeski remained once again an unused substitute by Teuta.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Luftëtari – Vllaznia 0:1
Out of the three Macedonian internationals at Vllaznia, only Mevlan Adili got to play in the encounter against Luftëtari, while Andreja Efremov spent the entire game on the bench. Meanwhile, their teammate Filip Gligorov did not make the squad for this match.
Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb play-off, Ararat – Ararat-Armenia 0:1
Aleksandar Damchevski remained on the visitor’s bench.
Austria, Bundesliga, Wolfsberger – Rapid 3:1
Adrian Hajdari got a chance to play for Rapid as he got introduced to the game at the start of the second halftime. Adrian also picked up a yellow card in the 77th minute.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Botev Vratsa – Dunav Ruse 0:0
Left back Aleksandar Isaevski played the full 90 minutes in the goalless draw against Botev from Vratsa.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Levski – Slavia 1:2
Darko Tasevski remains out of action for Slavia due to his longterm injury.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rijeka – Dinamo 2:0
Both, Darko Velkovski by the hosts and Arijan Ademi by the visitors played the full game for their respective teams, as Darko’s Rijeka finally managed to win (after scoring disappointing results in the past rounds).
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Istra – Gorica 2:2
Agron Rufati did not make the bench for Istra in this encounter. Rufati has been getting very little playing time since the league resumed after the Covid-19 break.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Hajduk – Osijek 0:1
Todor Todoroski was back in Osijek’s matchday squad but he did not get to enter the game in the encounter against Hajduk. His teammate Mile Todorov on the other hand was once again not summoned.
England, Championship, Blackburn Rovers – Leeds United 1:3
Ezgjan Alioski found him self in Leeds’ starting lineup as a left wing and he went on to play the full 90 minutes.
Georgia, Erovnuli Liga, Telavi – Samtredia 3:1
Neither Vladimir Dimitrovski from the hosts, nor Strahinja Krstevski from the visitors were included in this match.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Roma 2:1
Elif Elmas started on the bench and made a late substitute in the 85 minute of the game.
Italy, Serie A, Udinese – Genoa 2:2
Ilija Nestorovski made the start for Udinese and played for 58 minutes. It all started well for his club as they even reached a 2:0 lead against Genoa, but it all changed around after Goran Pandev entered the game (only one minute after Ilija got taken off). Genoa’s game picked up drastically with Pandev on the field, and Goran himself announced their fight for a draw when he scored in the 81st minute to make it 2:1. This goal brought Genoa back in life, and their attempts in the final minutes eventually paid off as they managed to score and equalizer during the stoppage time.
Pandev’s goal (at 2:37):
Italy, Serie B, Trapani – Livorno 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski returned on Trapani’s bench as he remained an unused substitute in the match against Livorno.
Norway, Eliteserien, Sandefjord – Sarpsborg 08 0:3
David Mitov Nilsson played another match for Sarpsborg and this time he also kept a clean sheet. After the disappointing losses in the previous rounds, Sarpsborg finally managed to win this time.
Poland, Ekstraklasa, Pogoń – Jagiellonia 2:2
Dejan Iliev was once again sidelined by Jagiellonia due to his muscles injury.
Portugal, Liga NOS, Moreirense – Sporting 0:0
Stefan Ristovski made another start for Sporting and he got substituted in the 65th minute.
Romania, Liga I Betano play-off, Steaua – Botoșani 1:1
Both, Stefan Ashkovski and David Babunski made the start by the visitors. Ashkovski lasted 73 minutes on the field, while Babunski got substituted in the 90th minute. This was David’s first start for Botoșani.
Romania, Liga I Betano play-out, Voluntari – Viitorul 0:0
Marko Simonovski made the start for Voluntari and spent 65 minutes on the field.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off, Spartak – Ružomberok 2:0
Tihomir Kostadinov was once again sidelined by Ružomberok due to an injury.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Dunajská Streda – Žilina 2:0
Enis Fazlagikj started for the visitors and spent 66 minutes on the field before he got substituted.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Nitra – Pohronie 0:2
Striker Milan Ristovski played the full match for Nitra as they suffered a defeat to Pohronie.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Trenčín – Sereď 3:2
Filip Duranski started for the visitors and got substituted in the 84th minute.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Senica – ViOn Zlaté Moravce 0:0
Tomche Grozdanovski made the start for ViOn and played for 66 minutes.
Slovenia, Prva Liga, Bravo – Celje 1:2
Besart Abdurahimi started on Bravo’s bench and entered the game in the 85th minute to play the final stage of the match. He also picked up a yellow card during his time on the field.
Slovenia, Prva Liga, Domžale – Tabor 2:1
Zeni Husmani played the full match for the winning side.
Spain, Primera División, Levante – Real Sociedad 1:1
Enis Bardi was left out of Levante’s squad due to a small injury.
Spain, Primera División, Atlético – Mallorca 3:0
Aleksandar Trajkovski finally got a start for Mallorca on the left wing, and he went on to play for 57 minutes. Trajkovski was partially at fault for Atlético’s second goal, as he gave away the ball to the opponents while dribbling inside his own penalty area.
Spain, Segunda División, Zaragoza – Rayo Vallecano 2:4
Stole Dimitrievski spent another game between Rayo’s posts and he conceded two goals.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Häcken – Hammarby 3:0
Left back Leonard Zhuta played another full match for Häcken as they defeated Hammarby by 3:0
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Östersund – Mjällby 0:1
Besard Shabovikj started the match on Mjällby’s bench and got introduced in the 77th minute.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Varbergs – Kalmar 1:0
Daniel Krezic made the start for the hosts and got taken off in the final minutes of the game, having spent 89 minutes on the pitch.
Turkey, Süper Lig, Konyaspor – Rizespor 1:0
Erdon Daci started on the bench and entered the game in the 76th minute.
Turkey, Süper Lig, Antalyaspor – Başakşehir 0:2
Adis Jahovic played the entire game for Antalyaspor as they lost at home to Başakşehir.