Several leagues began their new seasons this weekend, so that marks the return of the Macedonian internationals performances.
Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Maribor – Rudar 1:0
Agim Ibraimi played all 90 minutes for Maribor who needed a goal midway through the 2nd half to down Rudar. This was Agim’s 100th match in a Maribor uniform.
Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Gorica – Domžale 0:1
Zeni Husmani got the start for Domžale and played until the 58th minute when he made way for Anže Jelar. Husmani collected the assist on the only goal in the 10th minute when he found Alen Ožbolt who did the rest with a finish past the Gorica keeper.
Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, Austria Wien – Grödig 1:1
Vanche Shikov was an unused substitute for Austria Wien.
Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, SCR Altach – Sturm Graz 1:0
Aleksandar Todorovski played the entire game for Sturm Graz and also received a yellow card in the 72nd minute. Sturm opened the 2014-15 season with a slim road loss against newly promoted SCR Altach.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, St. Gallen – Young Boys 2:2
Muhamed Demiri started in defensive midfield for St. Gallen and played all 90 minutes in the home draw against Young Boys.
Switzerland, Challenge League, Schaffhausen – Wohlen 0:1
Ezgjan Alioski played from the start for Schaffhausen who opened the new campaign with a narrow loss after conceding the lone goal of the game in the 86th minute.
Denmark, Superliga, Midtjylland – Brøndby 3:1
Ferhan Hasani opened on the bench for Brøndby before he entered the game in the 66th minute replacing Alexander Szymanowski. Hasani had a big chance in the 78th minute, a goal that would have tied the game at 2:2, but his finishing let him down and he sent his effort just wide of the post.
Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Dinamo Zagreb – Slaven Belupo 4:0
Arijan Ademi played all 90 minutes for Dinamo Zagreb who cruised to a comfortable three points in the opening round of the new Croatian season. Ademi served as Dinamo Zagreb’s captain in this game.
Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Zagreb – Rijeka 1:3
Adis Jahovikj started in attack for Rijeka and played until the 62nd minute when he was substituted by Anas Sharbini, while Besart Abdurahimi was not included in the 18 player matchday squad for Zagreb.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Górnik Łęczna – Wisła Kraków 1:1
Ostoja Stjepanovikj was not included in the Wisła Kraków squad due to a serious knee injury. Ostoja will require surgery on his ACL, so he is expected to be out of action for the remainder of 2014.
Norway, Tippeligaen, Stabæk – Brann 1:1
Daniel Mojsov continues to be sidelined with an injury for Brann.
Bulgaria, A Group, Levski – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1:1
Kristijan Naumovski played from the start for Levski and conceded one goal in the 75th minute on a shot from distance.
Bulgaria, A Group, Slavia – Marek 4:1
Kire Ristevski played the entire game for Slavia Sofia who cruised to a convincing home victory over newly promoted side Marek in the opening round of the new season in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria, A Group, Beroe – Cherno More 1:1
Stefan Spirovski was not included in the matchday squad by Beroe.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Žilina – Košice 4:1
Darko Tofiloski started at keeper for Košice and conceded four goals in the heavy road defeat against Žilina.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Göteborg – Mjällby 3:1
Daniel Ivanovski was not among the 18 players called up by Mjällby. Ivanovski was given the green light to look for a new club earlier in the summer, but he still hasn’t found a team so he remains under contract with Mjällby for the time being.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Ratchaburi – Muangthong United 2:2
Mario Gjurovski played the entire game for Muangthong United and provided both assists for the visiting team in the 28th and 55th minute.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Bangkok Glass – Chonburi 0:2
Darko Tasevski played all 90 minutes for Bangkok Glass in central midfield, while his teammate Bazhe Ilijoski came off the bench in the 61st minute during the home loss against Chonburi.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Chainat – Bangkok United 1:1
Borche Manevski opened the match on the bench for Chainat before he was introduced in the 48th minute to replace Phanuwat Jinta.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Songkhla United – Army United 1:1
Muzafer Ejupi played from the start for Songkhla United and scored the lone goal for his team in the 5th minute with a tap-in from close range.
South Korea, K-League Classic, Jeonnam – Seongnam 2:0
Stevica Ristikj played the entire game for Jeonnam and scored the opening goal in the 51st minute with a simple shot on a rebound opportunity.
Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Neman 1:1
Predrag Rangjelovikj played the whole match for Minsk and also collected a yellow card in the 81st minute.