Midweek internationals performances

Tasevski missed this penaltyBesart Ibraimi recorded a goal and an assist for Ermis, while Darko Tasevski picked up an assist but also missed a penalty for Bangkok Glass.

Turkey, Spor Toto Süper Lig, Eskişehirspor – Galatasaray 1:2
Goran Pandev was an unused substitute for Galatasaray.

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Turkey, Ziraat Türkiye Kupası, Galatasaray – Konyaspor 4:1
Goran Pandev opened on the bench for Galatasaray before he was introduced in the 55th minute to replace Burak Yılmaz. Pandev had one good chance in the 81st minute, but his effort lacked power and was saved by the opposing keeper. Galatasaray played two games in the midweek period on Monday (match above) and Thursday (this cup clash).

Croatia, Hrvatski Nogometni Kup, Istra 1961 – Dinamo Zagreb 0:1
Arijan Ademi started in midfield for Dinamo Zagreb and played until the 74th minute when he was substituted by Gonçalo Santos.

Ademi leads his team out of the tunnel

France, Coupe de France, Monaco – Rennes 3:1
Gjoko Zajkov was not among the 18 players called up by Rennes who was eliminated from the French Cup with the loss to Monaco.

Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Anderlecht – Gent 3:0
Damjan Shishkovski was not included in the matchday squad by Gent.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Skënderbeu 0:0
Aco Stojkov began on the bench for Skënderbeu before he made a late appearance in the 90th minute to replace Dhiego Martins, while Ardian Cuculi played all 90 minutes for Partizani and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw. Stojkov has had a rough start with his new team as all of his appearances thus far have come as a late substitute. Meanwhile, Cuculi also received a yellow card in the 81st minute.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ermis – AEL Limassol 2:2
Both Martin Bogatinov and Besart Ibraimi played the full match for Ermis in the home draw against AEL Limassol. Bogatinov conceded two goals in the 25th and 45th minute, while Ibraimi compiled a goal and an assist for Ermis. Besart opened the scoring in the 7th minute, and then provided an assist in the 90th minute for the late equalizer.

The goal by B. Ibraimi (start of video):

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, AZAL – Qarabağ 0:1
Muarem Muarem started on the wing for Qarabağ and played all 90 minutes in the slim road victory over AZAL. Qarabağ remains in first place on the league standings.

AFC Champions League 2nd Qualifying Round, Bangkok Glass – Johor Darul Ta’zim 3:0
Darko Tasevski played the entire game for Bangkok Glass and also picked up one assist in the 52nd minute. His through ball reached Lazarus Kaimbi who sent his effort past the keeper. Tasevski then had a chance to get on the scoresheet in the 64th minute, but he skied a penalty over the goal. His Bangkok Glass eliminated the Malaysian club and will now face Chinese team Beijing Guoan in the play-off round, last before the group stage.

Video of Tasevski’s assist (at 4:52) and missed penalty (at 7:25):

Switzerland, Challenge League, Wil – Wohlen 0:2
Samir Fazli played all 90 minutes for Wil who resumed the second half of the season with a home defeat against the current leaders in the Swiss second division.

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