Macedonian internationals performances (04-07.05 ’18)

Mirko Ivanovski continues his fine form as he scored a goal and assisted to another, Denis Mahmudov scored a brace, another free kick goal for Enis Bardhi, Krste Velkoski converted a penalty, Antonio Stankov won a penalty, Goran Pandev was shown a red card, while Daniels Mojsov scored an own goal.

photo by GNK Dinamo Zagreb/Vjeran Zganec-Rogulja: Mirko Ivanovski is being brought down by Filip Benković

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Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Flamurtari – Vllaznia 1:1
Artim Polozhani, Goran Siljanovski, Muhamed Useini and Muarem Muarem were starters for Flamurtari, while Fisnik Zuka didn’t play. Meanwhile, Sedat Berisha didn’t see game-time by Vllaznia.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Teuta 1:3
Egzon Belica and Besart Abdurahimi started for Partizani, while Alban Sulejmani played from the 68th minute. Their teammate Emran Ramadani didn’t play. For the visitors Bojan Gjorgievski made the start and also received a yellow card in the 30th minute, whereas Burhan Mustafov didn’t play for Teuta.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Lushnja 2:1
Valon Ethemi made the start for the hosts and played 57 minutes in the narrow win against Lushnja.

Australia, Hyundai A-League finals, Newcastle United Jets – Melbourne Victory 0:1
Daniel Georgievski opened at left-back for Newcastle and played until the 74th minute when. His team conceded the lone goal already in the 9th minute and wasn’t able to respond, thus Melbourne Victory won the Australian A-League.

Azerbaijan, Premyer Liqasi, Səbail – Zirə 0:1
Yani Urdinov played all minutes for the visitors and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet.

Yani (L) battles for the ball; photo: PFL

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off I, Gent – Charleroi 0:1
Gjoko Zajkov opened on Charleroi’s bench and made a late substitute appearance in the 90th minute to strengthen his teams defense. It worked out and his team collected three points on the road at Gent.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off II, Lierse – OH Leuven 2:2
Jovan Kostovski started at centre-forward for Leuven and played 71 minutes in the draw away to Lierse.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off II, Beerschot Wilrijk – Oostende 0:2
Winger Emil Abaz, who in April signed for Beerschot Wilrijk, began on the bench and played from the 68th minute.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Krupa – Sarajevo 2:3
Krste Velkoski opened in attacking midfield and netted Sarajevo’s second goal when he converted a penalty in the first minute of the first half stoppage time. Krste’s teammate Marjan Altiparmakovski made the bench, but didn’t play. Eventually, Sarajevo won thanks to a goal deep into stoppage time.

Velkoski’s penalty (at 2:10):

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Čelik – Sloboda 0:2
Aleksandar Lazevski wasn’t part of the visitors matchday squad.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Slavia 3:1
Vancho Trajanov was an unused substitute for Lokomotiv, while young goalie Luka Nakov didn’t make the visitors matchday squad.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Inter – Osijek 1:0
Muzafer Ejupi wasn’t part of the visitors squad.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Cibalia – Istra 1961 1:1
Armend Dalipi wasn’t called up by Cibalia.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Dinamo 2:2
Mirko Ivanovski began in attack for Slaven and opened the score in the 14th minute with a good individual action. In the 67th minute Mirko added an assist when he passed the ball to the player who netted Slaven’s second goal of the game. Ivanovski’s teammate Tome Kitanovski made the bench and was introduced in the 61st minute, while Arijan Ademi as usual was Dinamo’s captain and played the entire game in defensive midfield. Furthermore, Arijan received a yellow card in the 5th minute.

Mirko’s goal & assist (at 0:50 & 3:15):

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Rijeka 1:0
Leonard Zhuta was all minutes in defense for Rijeka as his team suffered an unexpected loss away to Lokomotiva. Meanwhile, Leo’s teammate Milan Ristovski wasn’t called up.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rudeš – Hajduk 2:1
Samir Fazli was the whole game in attack for the hosts who gained an unexpected win against Hajduk.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Apollon – AEK 3:0
Both Daniel Mojsov and Ivan Trichkovski played the whole match for the visiting side. Apollon are in a close race for the title with APOEL and needed this win. Mojsov has unfortunately scored an own goal when the game was already decided.

Mojsov’s own goal (at 4:30):

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEL – APOEL 1:2
Davor Zdravkovski this time remained on the bench for the hosts, after couple of full matches played.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Ermis – Nea Salamis 0:1
Aleksandar Damchevski did not play in this game as he is still out with an injury.

Czech Republic, HET Liga, Slovácko – Teplice 0:0
Veliche Shumulikoski is still a convalescent.

England, Championship, Leeds United – QPR 2:0
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for the hosts who ended the season with a win. Alioski had two opportunities to put his name on the score sheet including an attempt directly from a corner kick but the opposing keeper managed to save his shots.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Honka – Mariehamn 1:1
Davor Taleski remained on the bench as reserve keeper.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Ilves – RoPS 1:0
Filip Ivanovski played the whole match for the away side. His club are still topping the table in Finland.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Kemi – HJK 1:2
Kosta Manev played the whole match for the hosts in defense.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Lahti – SJK 1:0
Damjan Shishkovski was given the start for Lahti and he managed to keep a clean sheet.

Greece, Souroti Souper Ligka, PAS Giannina – Olympiakos 3:0
Mite Cikarski played the whole match for the hosts in their impressive 3:0 win over Olympiakos.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Videoton – Ferencváros 0:0
A Macedonian and a title derby in Hungary as Boban Nikolov started the game for the hosts, while Stefan Spirovski featured for the visiting side. Nikolov was shown an early yellow card and the coach had to replace him in the second half, while Spirovski lasted the whole game. With this goalless draw Spirovski’s side is still leading the table with just 1 point advantage with 4 rounds to go.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Vasas – Paks 0:1
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the home side who are facing a real struggle in avoiding relegation in the last several rounds.

Iran, Hafzi Cup, Khooneh Be Khooneh – Esteghlal 0:1
Bojan Najdenov spent the cup final on the bench. His team managed to beat the second league side to grab the trophy.

Israel, Ligat Winner play-off, Hapoel Haifa – Bnei Yehuda 2:1
Risto Mitrevski didn’t play for the home team.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Fiorentina 2:3
After being 0:1 down Genoa introduced Goran Pandev on half-time instead Aleandro Rosi. With Goran in the team the Grifoni scored two goals to take a 2:1 lead. He took part in the second goal by passing the ball to Oscar Hiljemark to than assisted for Gianluca Lapadula. But, later Pandev got a direct red card in the 71st minute for a nasty tackle on Bruno Gaspar and allowed the Viola to use the player advantage to completely turn around the result.

Genoa’s second goal (at 2:26) & Pandev’s red card (2:52):

Italy, Serie B, Ternana – Palermo 2:3
Aleksandar Trajkovski played the last six minutes for the visitors coming in instead brace scorer Antonio La Gumina. All the goals were already scored at that moment. Ilija Nestorovski remains out injured. With two round left Palermo is third just a point away from the promotion zone.

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Nagoya Grampus – Yokohama F·Marinos 1:1
David Babunski wasn’t in the visiting squad.

Kazakhstan, Kaesipqoi Ligasy, Tobol – Kaisar 0:3
Vanche Shikov was in the starting lineup for Tobol, earned a yellow card in the first half and was replaced in the 67th minute.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie play-off, Cambuur – Dordrecht 1:4 (3:5 p.s.o.)
Denis Mahmudov and Antonio Stankov played an incredible match in the play-offs for promotion to the Dutch top flight. After losing with 1:4 on the first match, Dordrecht managed to win with the same result away to Cambuur and qualified for the next stage after penalties. Stankov was fouled for penalty and Mahmudov scored from the spot in the 71st minute to make it 1:3.  Just two minutes later Mahmudov scored his 17th goal for Dordrecht this season setting the final score. After the regular 90 minutes, both Stankov and Mahmudov scored from the penalty spot for their team’s victory. Dordrecht will now face Sparta in the semifinals.

Mahmudov’s goals (at 2:55):

Poland, Lotto Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie – Górnik 0:2
Aleksandar Todorovski was unused home substitute.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Sporting – Benfica 0:0
Stefan Ristovski spent the whole match on Sporting’s bench. His team drew on the derby against Benfica and this result was good outcome for Porto who won the league after five years.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Sepsi – Concordia 0:2
Both Milovan Petrovikj and Marko Simonovski featured the whole 90 minutes for the home side.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-off, Radnički – Vojvodina 5:0
Midfielder Petar Krstikj made the second consecutive appearance for the hosts after his long absence due to an injury as Petar came off the bench in the 78th minute. For Vojvodina, Daniel Avramovski spent the entire game on the pitch.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out, Borac – Rad 1:2
Destan Hadjija wasn’t called up by Borac for this game.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out, Bačka – Javor 4:0
Bad game for Aleksa Amanovikj and Filip Ristovski. Both played the entire match for Javor as their team was demolished on the road.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out, Radnik – Zemun 2:1
Dushan Savikj wasn’t part of the visitors squad.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok – Slovan 1:0
Tihomir Kostadinov opened on the hosts bench and was introduced directly after the half-time break. His team already had the lead at that point and Tihomir helped Ružomberok to secure the win.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Tatran – Železiarne 1:1
Young winger Kristijan Trapanovski made Tatran’s bench, but didn’t play.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Gorica – Domžale 4:1
Tough loss for Zeni Husmani and Agim Ibraimi who both played the entire game for the visitors.

Spain, Primera División, Leganés – Levante 0:3
Enis Bardhi started in the visiting eleven. In the 59th minute he doubled the lead with another direct free kick goal. Ten minutes from time he was taken off to allow Saudi international Fahad Al-Muwallad to make his debut in the La Liga.

Spain, Segunda División, Gimnàstic – Osasuna 0:2
Stole Dimitrievski was on goal for the hosts and conceded two goals in the loss against Osasuna. The second one came from a strange situation as the referee ruled offside and Stole tried to took the ball from the opponent for a kick-off, but instead the referee decided that the short touch from Dimitrievski is enough to continue the game, thus it was easy for the opponent to score the goal.

Highlights of the game (second goal at 1:20):

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Östersund – Norrköping 0:2
David Mitov Nilsson wasn’t in Norrköping’s squad as he is still out injured.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Singha Chiangrai United – Bangkok Glass 1:1
Mario Gjurovski wasn’t called up by the visitors for this encounter.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Fenerbahçe – Bursaspor 2:1
Elif Elmas didn’t make the hosts matchday squad.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Karabükspor – Konyaspor 0:1
Adis Jahovic opened on Konyaspor’s bench and was introduced in the 75th minute when he replaced Samuel Eto’o. Eventually, his team won thanks to Eto’o’s goal in the 37th minute.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Dynamo – Mariupol 0:0
Besir Demiri was all minutes in defense for Mariupol as his team collected a big point away to Dynamo.

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