Haris Hajradinović converted a penalty in Croatia, Izer Aliu assisted twice in Switzerland, while Vedran Kjosevski kept a clean sheet in an important win. Furthermore, Brian Iloski finally made his debut in Poland.
photo by Robert Peet: Michael Stojanovski tackles Blacktown City’s captain
Armenia, Bardsragujn chumb, Pyunik – Ararat 3:3
Anthony Trajkoski didn’t make Ararat’s matchday squad.
Australia, NPL New South Wales, Marconi Stallions – Sydney United 58 1:0
Kristian Sekutkoski was the hosts reserve goalkeeper.
Australia, NPL New South Wales, Wollongong Wolves – Blacktown City 0:0
Michael Stojanovski made the start for the hosts, while his teammate Peter Simonoski was an unused substitute. Eventually, the game ended in a draw.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Mechelen – Waasland-Beveren 2:0
Erdin Demir played all minutes at left-back for the visitors as his team lost away to Mechelen.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Željezničar – Krupa 1:0
Goalie Vedran Kjosevski was Željezničar’s captain and kept a clean sheet in the win against Krupa. Thanks to this win Željezničar tops the Bosnian Premijer Liga.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Cibalia – Osijek 1:1
Haris Hajradinović played the whole match in right midfield for Osijek and opened the score in the 15th minute when he converted a penalty. Eventually, the game ended in a draw as Cibalia netted an equalizer in the 40th minute.
Haris’ penalty (at 1:35):
Denmark, Alka Superliga, København – Helsingør 4:3
Uroš Matić wasn’t called up by København.
Denmark, Alka Superliga, Aalborg – Randers 4:0
Bashkim Kadrii opened in Randers’ attack and played the entire game. Eventually, his team was demolished on the road by Aalborg.
England, Premier League, Chelsea – Crystal Palace 2:1
Erdal Rakip wasn’t called up by Crystal Palace for this game away to Chelsea.
Greece, Super League, Lamia – Levadiakos 1:1
Marko Markovski started at centre-forward for Levadiakos and played the whole game as his team recorded a draw away to Lamia.
Poland, Ekstraklasa, Lechia – Legia 1:3
Brian Iloski made his debut in the Ekstraklasa as he made a late subsitute appearance in the first minute of stoppage time.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Crvena Zvezda – Napredak 1:1
Jovan Markoski began on Napredak’s bench and was introduced in the 63rd minute. At that point his team was one goal down, but managed to score an equalizer in the first minute of stoppage time.
Jovan Markoski (2nd from R) during the game; photo: mozzartsport.com
Serbia, SuperLiga, Čukarički – Partizan 0:2
Aleksandar Kirovski was the starting goalkeeper for the hosts and conceded two goals in the loss against Partizan.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Zemun – Voždovac 3:0
Marko Pavlovski wasn’t part of the visitors squad.
Sweden, Svenska Cupen, Östersund – GAIS 1:0
Daniel Janevski didn’t play for GAIS as he is still injured.
Switzerland, Super League, Zürich – Lugano 3:0
Big game for 18-year-old Izer Aliu as he provided the assists for the first two goals scored in the 9th and 15th minute. Izer was fielded in defensive midfield and lasted 62 minutes on the pitch. Seven minutes before his substitution he also received a yellow card.
Aliu’s assists (at 0:40 and 1:15):
Switzerland, Super League, Young Boys – Grasshoppers 3:1
Nedim Bajrami missed Grasshoppers game due to an injury.