Ivan Trichkovski scored two goals in his comeback after the injury, Stefan Ristovski assisted and got a VAR red card, while Ilija Nestorovski and Muzafer Ejupi both scored and got a red card.
photo by AEK Larnaca: Trichkovski celebrating his first goal against Apollon
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Partizani 1:1
Edis Malikji and Ardian Cuculi were starters for the hosts, while Egzon Belica opened in central defense for Partizani. All of them played the entire game.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Tirana – Laçi 1:1
Bojan Najdenov opened on the visitors bench and was introduced at the start of the second half, but unfortunately he left the pitch in the 5th minute of stoppage time due to a red card. Nevertheless his team was able to score the equalizer one minute later.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Kastrioti 1:0
Bobi Celeski was an unused substitute for Teuta.
Australia, Hyundai A-League, Wellington Phoenix – Newcastle United Jets 4:1
Daniel Georgievski began at left-back for Newcastle and played until the 55th minute. In the 36th minute Daniel also received a yellow card.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Zirə – Səbail 1:2
Tome Kitanovski was a starter for the visitors and played all minutes as his team downed Zirə on the road.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League EL group, St. Truiden – Charleroi 3:1
Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute for Charleroi.
Belgium, Proximus League Relegation, Leuven – Tubize 0:1
Jovan Kostovski wasn’t part of Leuven’s squad for this encounter.
Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Zrinjski 0:1
Krste Velkoski opened on Sarajevo’s bench and was introduced in the 55th minute to strengthen his teams offense. Eventually, his team suffered a narrow loss at home.
Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Čelik – Mladost 1:0
Djelil Asani started at left-back for Mladost and played the first half as he was replaced directly after the half-time break.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Dunav Ruse 1:1
Aleksandar Isaevski played the full game for Dunav Ruse as left back.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Slavia – Septemvri 0:0
Stefan Ashkovski and Darko Tasevski‘s Slavia played 0:0 against Darko Glishikj‘s Septemvri. Glishikj played the full game for the visitors whereas Ashkovski made the starting lineup and played until the 59th minute. Tasevski on the other hand was not included in Slavia’s squad for a second consecutive game in a row.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Inter 1:0
Arijan Ademi remains sidelined by Dinamo due to his injury. However, it is expected that he returns to playing in the upcoming fixtures.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Istra – Hajduk 0:2
Both Agron Rufati by the hosts and Mirko Ivanovski by the visitors spent the entire game on their club’s bench.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Gorica 2:2
Muzafer Ejupi played one of the key parts in Osijek’s 2:2 draw against Gorica. He started off the bench and entered the game at the start of the second halftime, and in the 69th minute he scored the second goal for his team. However in a span of 13 minutes he picked up 2 yellow cards which lead to him being sent off in the 89th minute.
Ejupi’s goal (at 3:18) and red card (at 4:19):
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Rijeka 1:2
Darko Velkovski played another full game for Rijeka whereas his teammate Milan Ristovski spent the entire game on the bench.
Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEK – Apollon 2:1
Ivan Trichkovski had a great comeback for AEK by scoring 2 goals to bring his club a victory over Apollon. Ivan also had numerous chances to make it a hattrick but he failed to convert them. He spent 79 minutes on the pitch, while his teammate Daniel Mojsov played the whole game.
Trichko’s goals (at 0:24 & 2:50):
Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Nea Salamis – AEL 0:2
Davor Zdravkovski watched from the bench as his club defeated Nea Salamis.
Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Anorthosis – Alki 3:0
Dushko Trajchevski was not included in the squad by the visitors.
England, Championship, Leeds United – Millwall 3:2
As usually Ezgjan Alioski made the start for Leeds United and played the first 45 minutes against Millwall before getting substituted after the halftime break.
Finland, Suomen Cup, RoPS – KPV 1:2
Damjan Shishkovski was between the posts for the hosts but they lost and are eliminated from the Finnish Cup.
Greece, Souroti Soúper Lígka, Larissa – Asteras 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski started the match on the bench and got the last 20 minutes of the game for the home team.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Kisvárda – Ferencváros 0:1
Stefan Spirovski is still out with an injury
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Paks – Újpest 0:2
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the winning side. With this win, his club are now on the third place of the table which leads to Europa League spot.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Vidi – Debrecen 2:1
Boban Nikolov remained on the bench in his side important home win.
Israel, Ligat Winner, Hapoel Haifa – Hapoel Tel Aviv 0:0
Risto Mitrevski played the entire 90 minute for the hosts.
Italy, Serie A, Udinese – Genoa 2:0
Goran Pandev played the second half for Genoa but had a quiet day as the hosts controlled the game and got the 3 points.
Italy, Serie B, Cosenza – Palermo 1:1
Ilija Nestorovski scored the goal for Palermo but was later sent off. Nestorovski sent a tricky low shot beating the opposing keeper, but towards the end of the match got 2 yellow cards in just 3 minutes and finished the match early. Aleksandar Trajkovski played 95th minutes for the away team and was taken off in the final second of the game when Palermo had to defend with 10 men.
Nestorovski’s goal (at 1:10) & his second yellow card (at 3:45):
Netherlands, Eredivisie, Heerenveen – Excelsior 1:0
Denis Mahmudov remained on the bench for the away team.
Netherlands, Erste Divisie, Volendam – Dordrecht 3:4
Antonio Stankov wasn’t summoned for the visiting side due to a back injury.
Portugal, Liga NOS, Chaves – Sporting 1:3
Stefan Ristovski had a good start on his 50th appearance for Sporting as he assisted for the first goal in the 24th minute, but it ended in disaster because of a huge mistake by the referee. Ristovski made a sliding challenge and the ref thought he got ball first, leading to a Sporting counter which led to a bad foul and Chaves red card. Then, a VAR review occurred. Not only was Chaves’ red card rescinded, but Ristovski himself was shown red in the 88th minute.
Filip Gligorov wasn’t in the visiting squad as he is injured.
Romania, Liga I Betano, Poli Iași – Gaz Metan 1:2
Mite Cikarski wasn’t included in Gaz Metan’s squad.
Romania, Liga I Betano, Dinamo – Hermannstadt 2:0
Besart Abdurahimi didn’t play for the away team.
Romania, Liga I Betano, Sepsi – Viitorul 0:0
Marko Simonovski is still out with the injury.
Saudi Arabia, Dawri Al-Muhtarifin Al-Saudia, Al Ahli – Al-Ra’ed 4:5
Ferhan Hasani didn’t take part in the away team’s squad on this eventful match.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Čukarički – Radnik 2:0
Zoran Danoski wasn’t included in Radnik’s squad.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnički – Rad 2:0
Aleksandar Todorovski missed this match.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Voždovac – Zemun 3:1
Milosh Tosheski was in the starting lineup for Zemun and played until the 67th minute.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off, Ružomberok – Žilina 1:1
Tihomir Kostadinov started in midfield and played until the 79th minute for Ružomberok when he was substituted by Viktor Jedinak. Yani Urdinov wasn’t summoned for Ružomberok as well as Enis Fazlagikj for Žilina because of injury.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga Playout, Spartak – ViON 0:1
Kire Markoski played until the 62nd minute for Spartak when he made way for Andrej Lovás while Tomche Grozdanovski played whole match for ViON and he was also booked in the 50th minute of the match.
Spain, Primera División, Levante – Eibar 2:2
Enis Bardhi played until the 69th minute for Levante when he was replaced by defender Coke. He also received a yellow card in the 40th minute of the game.
Spain, Primera División, Rayo Vallecano – Real Betis 1:1
Stole Dimitrievski was Rayo’s starting goalkeeper and conceded one goal in his team’s home draw. This was Rayo’s first game under new coach Paco Jémez and their first point after seven consecutive losses.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Lugano 1:1
Nikola Gjorgjev didn’t make the matchday squad for Grasshoppers.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Helsingborg – Norrköping 3:1
David Mitov Nilsson was Norrköping’s reserve goalkeeper at this game.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Ratchaburi – Muangthong United 2:0
Mario Gjurovski didn’t play for the visitors.