Macedonian internationals performances (22-25.11.2019)

Denis Mahmudov scored 4 goals in Armenia, Ilija Nestorovski netted his first goal for Udinese, Marko Gjorgjievski, Krste Velkoski scored one goal each, Visar Musliu committed a penalty foul, while Stole Dimitrievski saved a penalty only to be dismissed by VAR.

photo by Udinese Calcio: Nestorovski celebrates his goal


Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Bylis 2:1
Edis Malikji played the full 90 minutes for the hosts, while his teammate Tome Kitanovski entered the game in the 77th minute.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Laçi 1:0
Egzon Belica played another full game for Partizani, while his teammate Besnik Ferati did not get any playtime in the minimal win against Laçi.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Skënderbeu – Tirana 2:1
Artim Polozhani played the full match in Skënderbeu’s defense, while his teammate Agon Elezi entered the game in the 81st minute to play the final 10 minutes of the match.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Vllaznia – Teuta 0:0
Right back Filip Gligorov started for Vllaznia and played for 68 minutes, while his teammate Aleksandar Ristevski did not get any playtime. For the visitors, Blagoja Todorovski played the entire match while Bobi Celeski was once again the backup goalkeeper.

Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Lori – Ararat-Armenia 2:0
Aleksandar Damchevski remained once again an unused substitute by Ararat-Armenia.

Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Yerevan – Pyunik 2:8
Denis Mahmudov played the full match and scored 4 goals in the big win against Yerevan. One of the four goals came from a penalty, which he also brought himself. Mahmudov has now collected a total of 9 goals this season. His teammate Antonio Stankov also played the whole game.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Western Sydney Wanderers – Melbourne City 2:3
Daniel Georgievski played another full game for the Wanderers as right back.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, St. Truiden – Charleroi 1:3
Once again Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute by Charleroi.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Željezničar – Široki Brijeg 1:2
Viktor Angelov finally got to start for Široki Brijeg and lasted 85 minutes on the field.

Bosnia Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Velež – Sarajevo 1:2
Krste Velkoski opened the score in the 13th minute to give Sarajevo a lead. This was Velkoski’s second goal this season. He went on to play the full game, as did Kosta Manev and Yani Urdinov for the hosts.

Krste’s goal (at 4:35):

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Arda – Vitosha 2:0
Darko Glishikj did not make the matchday squad for Arda.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Dunav Ruse – Beroe 0:3
Aleksandar Isaevski played the full 90 minutes as part of Dunav Ruse’s defense as they suffered a heavy defeat at home against Beroe.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Slavia – Cherno More 0:1
Darko Tasevski started the game on Slavia’s bench and entered the field in the 63rd minute.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Hajduk 1:1
Arijan Ademi remains sidelined by Dinamo due to his injury. He is expected to return to action in the next game at the Champions League.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Istra 1:0
Agron Rufati spent the entire match on Istra’s bench as they lost away to Osijek. Istra was left with a player down after getting a red card in the 52nd minute. For the hosts, Todor Todoroski and Mile Todorov were not summoned as they played for Osijek’s second team.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Inter – Rijeka 1:4
Darko Velkovski once again did not make the bench for Rijeka, despite the fact that he has returned from his injury.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Lokomotiva 1:0
Muzafer Ejupi watched from the bench as his Slaven Belupo defeated Lokomotiva.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Nea Salamis – AEK 1:0
Daniel Mojsov remained on the bench for the visiting side, while Ivan Trichkovski started on the bench and was introduced in the 72nd minute of the match.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEL – Olympiakos 0:0
Davor Zdravkovski played the whole match for the home side, while Kire Markoski started on the bench and was brought on in the 58th minute.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Doxa – Apollon 0:1
Dushko Trajchevski substituted Konstantinos Mintikkis in the 35th minute when his team had already conceded the decisive goal.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Enosis – Omonia 0:2
Risto Mitrevski remained on the bench for the home team.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Anorthosis – Ethnikos 2:1
Martin Bogatinov and Bojan Markoski played the whole match for the away team, while Jovan Kostovski remained on the bench.

England, Championship, Luton Town – Leeds United 1:2
Ezgjan Alioski remained on the bench for the winning side.

France, Ligue 1, Angers – Nîmes 1:0
Vlatko Stojanovski was brought on in the 71st minute of the match, replacing his teammate Kevin Denkey.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Diósgyör 0:2
Kire Ristevski remained on the bench for the home team, while Mirko Ivanovski was not included in the matchday squad which could have featured two former Pelister players facing each other.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Fehérvár – Puskás Akadémia 1:3
Both Visar Musliu and Boban Nikolov played the whole match for the home team and both were shown a yellow card. Musliu actually gave away a penalty when he earned the yellow card, but the home keeper saved it. After the defeat their team sacked the coach.

Visar’s penalty foul (at 3:37):

Israel, Ligat Ha’Al, Ironi Kiryat Shmona – Hapoel Tel-Aviv 0:1
Stefan Spirovski missed the match because of injury.

Italy, Serie A, Spal – Genoa 1:1
Goran Pandev started at the bench for the first time under new manager Thiago Motta. He came in instead Lukas Lerager in the 62nd minute. Both goals were already scored.

Italy, Serie A, AC Milan – Napoli 1:1
Elif Elmas played the full match for Napoli away to Milan and had another good performance. During the match he ran 11,73 km that was the most from all players on this match. In the 69th minute, Elmas had a good look at goal. However, instead of shooting, Elif chose to go down and try to win a penalty. The referee was not having it and gave Elmas a yellow card for diving.

Elmas diving against Milan

Italy, Serie A, Sampdoria – Udinese 2:1
Ilija Nestorovski scored his first goal for Udinese. Nestorovski scored twice on this match, but his first goal was disallowed after a VAR review because of an offside and this was his third goal disallowed by VAR this season. In the 29th minute Nestorovski scored a nice goal with a shot from the edge of the box. After the goal, Nestorovski had some fun with VAR and mockingly made the VAR gesture that referees make before they go for a check. Unfortunately, his team later conceded two goals and lost the match. Ilija played until the 53rd minute when a red card for a teammate forced his manager to make an early change.

Ilija’s goal (at 0:38):

Italy, Serie B, Livorno – Trapani 1:2

Nikola Jakimovski stayed on Trapani’s bench during the match.


Portugal, Liga NOS, Sporting – Belenenses 2:0
Stefan Ristovski watched Sporting win from the bench for substitute players.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Gaz Metan – Botoșani 0:0
Stefan Ashkovski played the whole match for Botoșani.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Poli Iași – Voluntari 2:2
Marko Simonovski wasn’t included in Voluntari’s squad.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Partizan – Javor 6:2
Aleksa Amanovikj missed this match for Javor.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Čukarički – Rad 2:0
Ostoja Stjepanovikj stayed on Rad’s bench during the whole match.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnički – Crvena zvezda 0:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the whole match for the home team ho got defeated by the title holders.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Spartak – Radnik 3:1
Zoran Danoski and Boban Georgiev were in the starting lineup for Radnik away to Spartak. Danoski played the whole match and Georgiev was substituted in the 76th minute.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Voždovac – Proleter 2:0
Marko Gjorgjievski scored his first goal for Voždovac in the Serbian top flight. Gjorgjievski was in the starting lineup and he scored the second goal on the match in the 74th minute, before being substituted.

Marko’s goal (at 3:35):

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Slovan – Sereď 2:0
Dejan Iliev was Sereď’s starting goalkeeper and conceded two goals at this game.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Nitra – Žilina 0:0
Milan Ristovski played almost all minutes for Nitra as well as Enis Fazlagikj for Žilina. Ristovski was replaced by Marek Fábry in the 90th minute while Fazlagikj made way for Ján Bernát in the 88th minute of the game.

Fazlagikj (L) during the match; photo: MŠK Žilina

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Pohronie – ViOn 1:1
Tomche Grozdanovski didn’t make the matchday squad for ViON.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok – Senica 2:2
Tihomir Kostadinov played full game for Ružomberok and he was also booked at 32nd minute of the game.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Bravo – Rudar 2:1
Besart Abdurahimi played whole game for Bravo.

Spain, Primera División, Levante – Mallorca 2:1
Enis Bardhi entered the pitch for Levante at 79th minute replacing Marti Roger while Aleksandar Trajkovski wasn’t part of Mallorca’s squad at this match.

Spain, Segunda División, Rayo Vallecano – Zaragoza 0:1
Stole Dimitrievski saved a penalty in the 60th minute for Rayo. However, a VAR review concluded that he came off his line too soon. Thus, the penalty kick taker got another try and this time he converted. Also, Dimitrievski got booked for coming off too soon.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Malatyaspor – Fenerbahçe 0:0
Adis Jahovic played entire match for Malatyaspor.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Konyaspor – Beşiktaş 0:1
Erdon Daci came as a substitution for Konyaspor in the 76th minute replacing Ferhat Öztorun.

Turkey, 1.Lig, Bursaspor – Keçiörengüçü 1:0
Jani Atanasov wasn’t summoned by Bursaspor for this match.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Karpaty – Olimpik 1:2
Demir Imeri didn’t make Olimpik’s matchday squad.

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