Macedonian internationals performances (27-30.04 ’18)

Samir Fazli celebrated a hat-trick, brace and assist for Krste Velkoski, Denis Mahmudov and Adis Jahovic scored one goal each, Marko Simonovski assisted, Ivan Trichkovski won a penalty kick, while Stefan Ashkovski and his team won promotion to the Dutch top flight.

photo by FC Dordrecht: Denis Mahmudov and Antonio Stankov after the goal


Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Lushnja – Partizani 1:1
Egzon Belica and Besart Abdurahimi started for Partizani, whereas Emran Ramadani came off the bench in the 57th minute. Meanwhile, their teammate Alban Sulejmani didn’t play.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Newcastle United Jets – Melbourne City 2:1
Daniel Georgievski played all minutes at right-back for Newcastle as his team kicked out Melbourne City in the semifinals of the Australian A-League. Daniel’s team will face Melbourne Victory in the finals that will took place upcoming Saturday.

Azerbaijan, Premyer Liqasi, Zirə – Qarabağ 1:2
Yani Urdinov played the whole match for the hosts as his team suffered a loss against Qarabağ.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off I, Anderlecht – Charleroi 3:1
Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute for Charleroi.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off II, OH Leuven – Waasland-Beveren 1:1
Jovan Kostovski opened at center-forward for Leuven and played 82 minutes in the goalless draw against Waasland-Beveren.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League play-off II, Beerschot Wilrijk – Royal Antwerp 0:0
Emil Abaz joined Beerschot Wilrijk just two weeks ago as a free agent. This was his third game in which he took part making another entry from the bench. He substituted Mohamed Messoudi four minutes before the end.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Radnik 3:1
Captain Krste Velkoski started for Sarajevo as a supporting striker and was the man of the mach as he made a brace in the opening 18 minutes and also added an assist in the 3rd minute of stoppage time. Krste’s teammate Marjan Altiparmakovski wasn’t called up for this encounter.

Krste’s goals (at 0:10 & 0:55) & assist ( at5:15):

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sloboda – Vitez 2:0
Aleksandar Lazevski made the start for Sloboda and played all minutes at left-back.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Etar – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1:1
Vancho Trajanov remained on the visiting bench.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Rijeka 0:1
Arijan Ademi wasn’t part of Dinamo’s matchday squad, while Leonard Zhuta was all minutes in Rijeka’s defense that kept a clean sheet in the win away to Dinamo. Leo’s teammate Milan Ristovski wasn’t called up.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Hajduk 0:0
Mirko Ivanovski began in attack for Slaven and played the entire game, while Tome Kitanovski opened on the bench and was introduced by the hosts in the 82nd minute. Furthermore, Mirko was booked with a yellow card in the 1st minute.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Lokomotiva 0:1
Muzafer Ejupi didn’t make Osijek’s squad.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rudeš – Cibalia 3:2
Big game by centre-forward Samir Fazli who scored in the third consecutive league game for his team Rudeš. Samir opened the score already in the 7th minute, but Cibalia answered with two goals. Fazli responded with two goals deep in the stoppage time and turned the game around. Meanwhile, Armend Dalipi wasn’t part of the visitors squad.

Samir’s goals (at 0:15, 1:15 & 1:40):

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEK – Omonia 2:0
Daniel Mojsov played the whole match for the hosts meaning his injury was not a serious one, as did Ivan Trichkovski who was very active in this game and won his club a penalty which was later converted into a goal by Taulemesse.

Trichko winning the penalty (at 1:03):

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Anorthosis – AEL 0:0
Davor Zdravkovski once again played the whole game for AEL. He was shown a yellow card as his side held Anorthosis to a goalless draw.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Doxa – Ermis 2:3
Aleksandar Damchevski did not play in this game as he is still out with an injury.

Czech Republic, HET Liga, Slavia – Slovácko 0:0
Veliche Shumulikoski is still out with an injury.

England, Championship, Norwich City – Leeds United 2:1
Ezgjan Alioski played 70 minutes before he was replaced by Jay-Roy Grot.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Honka – Inter 2:2
Davor Taleski remained on the bench as #2 keeper.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, TPS – RoPS 0:0
Filip Ivanovski played the whole match for the away side.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, KuPS – Lahti – Ilves 1:1
Damjan Shishkovski was Lahti’s reserve keeper.

Greece, Souroti Souper Ligka, Lamia – PAS Giannina 2:1
Mite Cikarski remained on the bench for the losing side.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – Haladás 2:1
Stefan Spirovski
played the whole match for the home side as his club returned to winning ways and first place on the table.

Stefan Spirovski in action for Ferencváros; photo: Fradi

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Debrecen – Vasas 2:3
Kire Ristevski played 81 minutes and was shown a yellow card in his side’s extremely important win

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Paks – Videoton 1:0
Boban Nikolov started the game on the bench but he was introduced in the 40th minute. With this defeat, Videoton have slipped to second place on the table with 5 rounds to go.

Iran, Persian Gulf Pro League, Sepahan – Esteghlal 0:1
Bojan Najdenov remained on the visiting bench. Thanks to this win his team ended the season on the third place with equal points as Saipa but a better goal-difference and therefore booked a place into the second qualifying round of the AFC Champions League for next season.

Israel, Ligat Winner play-off, Hapoel Haifa – Maccabi Tel-Aviv 2:2
Risto Mitrevski played until the 69th minute for the hosts when winger Radu Gînsari took his place. His team was 2:0 down at the time and needed a reinforcement of the front line.

Italy, Serie A, Atalanta – Genoa 3:1
Goran Pandev started on the bench and played the whole second half substituting Daniel Bessa on half-time as his team was 2:0 down. Genoa already confirmed avoiding relegation so the coach is giving a chance to young and reserve players while resting experience veterans like Goran.

Italy, Serie B, Venezia – Palermo 3:0
Aleksandar Trajkovski played the whole game, while Ilija Nestorovski is out with an injury. Luckily for the Rosaneri, other promotion rivals Frosinone and Parma also got defeated so the situation for the second place remained the same. This game was played on Friday.

Italy, Serie B, Palermo – Bari 1:1
On Monday Palermo played another game, this time at home. Aleksandar Trajkovski stayed on the bench, while Ilija Nestorovski continues to be out with the injury. Trajkovski was supposed to enter around the 80th minute, but his teammates scored and the managed decided to put on a defensively oriented player in order to keep the lead. However, the Rosaneri missed another chance to win points, this time they conceded a late goal despite having a player advantage.

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Yokohama F·Marinos – Kashima Antlers 3:0
David Babunski wasn’t summoned by the home side.

Kazakhstan, Kaesipqoi Ligasy, Astana – Tobol 1:0
Vanche Shikov was the whole game part of the visiting back line that got defeated by a penalty goal.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Dordrecht – NEC Nijmegen 3:3
Both Denis Mahmudov and Antonio Stankov played the whole match for the hosts. Mahmudov scored for 2:0 in the first minute of the first half injury time. This was hist 15th goal which made him sharing the 19th place on the goalscorers list. Dordrecht ended the season on the 13th place, but qualified for the first round of the promotion play-off as winners of the third period. There they will face Cambuur.

Denis’ goal (at 1:30):

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Fortuna – Jong PSV 1:0
Stefan Ashkovski came in instead Todd Cantwell in the 54th minute, or six minutes after his team scored the lone goal. His Fortuna finished second but got promoted since first-placed Jong Ajax has no rights to play in the top tier as it is a reserve team of the famous Ajax.

Stefan with the Macedonian flag at the promotion celebration:

Poland, Lotto Ekstraklasa play-off, Wisła Płock – Zagłębie 1:2
Aleksandar Todorovski was an unused sub for the visitors.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Portimunense – Sporting 1:2
Stefan Ristovski played the entire 90 minutes for the winning side. With Benfica’s defeat his team is now tied with them sharring the second place that leads into the Champions League qualifications.

Romania, Liga I Betano play-out, Sepsi – Dinamo 2:0
Both Milovan Petrovikj and Marko Simonovski started in the home eleven. In the 30th minute Simonovski assisted to Ibrahima Tandia for the leading goal. Ten minutes later he got booked. In the 55th minute Simonovski was substituted by Benjamin Kuku, while Petovikj remained on the field until the final whistle and picked up a yellow card in the 86th minute.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-off group, Vojvodina – Partizan 2:1
Daniel Avramovski started in midfield for Vojvodina and played until the 90th minute when he was substituted by Canadian international Stefan Cebara.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-off group, Radnički Niš – Voždovac 3:0
Petar Krstikj came of Radnički’s bench at 64th minute when he replaced Japan international Ryota Noma.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out group, Javor – Borac 3:0
Aleksa Amanovikj and Filip Ristovski played the whole game for Javor while Destan Hadjija didn’t make the matchday squad for Borac. Amanovikj was shown a yellow card in the 42nd minute of the game.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out, Zemun – Mladost 0:0
Dushan Savikj wasn’t part of Zemun’s squad at this match.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off group, Žilina – Ružomberok 3:0
Tihomir Kostadinov played the whole match for Ružomberok.

Tihomir (#20) in action against Žilina; photo: MFK Ružomberok

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Zlaté Moravce – Tatran 4:0
Kristijan Trapanovski was an unused substitution for Tatran.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Celje – Domžale 2:1
Agim Ibraimi played the entire game for Domžale while his teammate Zeni Husmani played until the 46th minute when Croatian international Petar Franjić took his place.

Spain, Primera División, Levante – Sevilla 2:1
Enis Bardhi played the full game for Levante.

Spain, Segunda División, Lorca – Gimnàstic 1:0
Stole Dimitrievski was the visitors starting goalkeeper and conceded one goal in the defeat.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Norrköping – Trelleborgs 1:2
David Mitov Nilsson didn’t play for the home team because of injury, but started last weekend with training, so he could be back soon.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Bangkok Glass – Chainat 2:5
Mario Gjurovski played until the 70th minute for Bangkok when Atthawit Sukchual took his place.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Bursaspor – Konyaspor 2:1
Adis Jahovic started on the visiting bench. After his team conceded two goals in the first half, Adis was one of the two players that were brought in during the break. He took the place of Samuel Eto’o. Just a minute before the end his team was awarded a penalty kick which Jahovic successfully converted.

Adis’ goal (at 0:43):

Turkey, Süper Lig, Kasimpaşa – Fenerbahçe 1:4
Elif Elmas didn’t make the matchday squad for Fenerbahçe.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha play-off group, Mariupol – Shakhtar 0:1
Besir Demiri played the entire match for Mariupol.

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