Ivan Trichkovski scored a goal against Sturm, Elif Elmas debuted under Philip Cocu in the Champions League qualifiers, while Avramovski played a great match for Olimpija.
photo: Trichkovski scores against Sturm
UEFA Champions League, Astana – Dinamo 0:2
Arijan Ademi captained Dinamo until the 63rd minute when he was substituted with Ivan Šunjić. It was 0:1 at the time. Surely a big road win for the Croatian champion before the return leg.
UEFA Champions League, Malmö – Vidi 1:1
Boban Nikolov picked up a yellow card in the 54th minute and featured the entire match for Vidi.
UEFA Champions League, Benfica – Fenerbahçe 1:0
Elif Elmas made his first official start under new manager Philip Cocu. And in a very important road game! Unfortunately, Fener suffered a lone goal defeat and Elmas got booked in the first minute of the injury time.
UEFA Europa League, Hapoel Haifa – Atalanta 1:4
Risto Mitrevski did not get a chance to play against the Serie A side as he remained at the home bench.
UEFA Europa League, Mariupol – Bordeaux 1:3
Besir Demiri played the entire match for the home side and got booked in the 81st minute.
UEFA Europa League, Sturm – AEK 0:2
Captain Ivan Trichkovski doubled the lead for AEK in the 74th minute and three minutes later left the pitch to make room for Joan Tomàs. His teammate Daniel Mojsov came in from the bench after exactly an hour of play instead of Thomas Ioannou. It was 0:1 at the time. For Trichko this was his third EL goal as he netted a brace in the previous round against Dundalk.
UEFA Europa League, Torpedo – Kukësi 5:2
Edis Malikji wasn’t part of the Albanian team.
UEFA Europa League, Olimpija – HJK 3:0
Daniel Avramovski played nearly the full game as he was substituted 5 minutes from time by Stefan Savić. His team already had scored the three goals.
UEFA Europa League, Hajduk – Steaua 0:0
Mirko Ivanovski started in Hajduk’s front line and played until the 64th minute when Ahmed Said took his place. Unfortunately, his team failed to find the back of the Romanian net.
UEFA Europa League, Sarpsborg 08 – Rijeka 1:1
Leonard Zhuta played the whole game for Rijeka. His teammate Darko Velkovski wasn’t summoned due to injury.
UEFA Europa League, Spartak – Brøndby 0:1
Benjamin Demir wasn’t part of Spartak’s squad as his in not on the UEFA list.
Australia, FFA Cup, Gold Coast Knights – Newcastle United Jets 0:1
Daniel Georgievski played the whole match for the winning side. His team advanced into the eight-finals where will face Melbourne City.
Slovakia, Slovnaft Cup, Tesla – Ružomberok 1:3
Tihomir Kostadinov and newcomer Yani Urdinov weren’t summoned for this cup encounter against a third league side. Their team easily advanced into the next round.
Slovakia, Slovnaft Cup, Slovenské Ďarmoty – Žilina 0:7
Enis Fazlagikj wasn’t summoned by his team who smashed its lower division opponent.