Midweek internationals performances (09-12.07 ’18)

Stefan Spirovski scored a goal, while Filip Ivanovski assisted as many Macedonian internationals had matches in the two UEFA competitions.

photo by Csudai Sándor – Origo: his teammates run for Spirovski during the goal celebration


UEFA Champions League, Luxembourg Dudelange – Hungary Videoton 1:1
Boban Nikolov started from the bench for the Hungarian champion. He substituted István Kovács in the 69th minute when the score was already 1:1.

UEFA Champions League, Albania Kukësi – Malta Valletta 0:0
Edis Malikji was an unused substitute for the Albanian champion.

UEFA Champions League, Slovenia Olimpija – Azerbaijan Qarabağ 0:1
Daniel Avramovski started for the home side and played until the 88th minute when Kingsley Boateng took his place. The change occurred after his team was left with ten men and being a goal down.

UEFA Europa League, Armenia Banants – Bosnia-Herzegovina Sarajevo 1:1
Krste Velkoski captained the Bosnian team throughout the entire match.

UEFA Europa League, Luxembourg Fola – Kosovo Prishtina 0:0
For the home team Enis Saiti came in on half-time instead of Moussa Seydi, while Alen Jasharoski remained on the visiting bench.

UEFA Europa League, Latvia Ventspils – Albania Luftëtari 5:0
Medjit Neziri was 90 minutes part of the home defense that kept a clean sheet.

UEFA Europa League, Albania Partizani – Slovenia Maribor 0:1
Egzon Belica played the whole match, while Besart Abdurahimi came in for Esat Mala in the 74th minute. Their team recorded a home defeat.

UEFA Europa League, Finland Lahti – Iceland Hafnarfjörður 0:3
Damjan Shishkovski was between the posts for the home team and conceded three goals.


UEFA Europa League, Hungary Ferencváros – Israel Maccabi Tel-Aviv 1:1
Stefan Spirovski played the entire game and scored the leading goal for the Hungarian side in the 61st minute. His team was unlucky to maintain the lead as they conceded an equalizer in the injury time.

Stefan’s goal (at 1:00):

UEFA Europa League, Azerbaijan Neftçi – Hungary Újpest 3:1
Viktor Angelov started on the visiting bench and got a chance in the 90th minute instead Dániel Nagy. It was 2:1 at the time.

UEFA Europa League, Bosnia-Herzegovina Široki Brijeg – Slovenia Domžale 2:2
Both Zeni Husmani and Agim Ibraimi started for the Slovenian team who failed to keep the 2:0 half-time lead. Husmani played the whole game, while Ibraimi was substituted five minutes from time by Žan Žužek when it was already 2:2. Ibraimi also picked up a yellow card.

UEFA Europa League, Serbia Radnički Niš – Malta Gżira United 4:0
Aleksandar Todorovski played the full 90 minutes for the Niš based team.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, SJK – RoPS 2:1
Filip Ivanovski played the whole game for the defeated side and assisted for the consolation goal deep into the stoppage time.

Filip’s assist (at 4:45):

Japan, Emperor’s Cup, Kashima Antlers – Machida Zelvia 5:1
Dorian Babunski remained on the bench for the defeated side who faced elimination in the 16-finals.

Japan, Emperor’s Cup, Yokohama F·Marinos – Yokohama 2:1 AET
David Babunski wasn’t included in the home squad. Maybe in the next round.

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