Aleksandar Biedermann and Ben Kantarovski netted a goal apiece in Luxembourg and Australia, Nedim Bajrami collected an assist in Switzerland, while young goalkeeper James Delianov made his debut Down Under in the A-League and directly managed to keep a clean sheet.
photo by gettyimages/Robert Cianflone: James Delianov warms up before the match
Armenia, Bardsragujn chumb, Ararat – Ararat-Armenia 2:6
Anthony Trajkoski wasn’t called up by the hosts for this encounter.
Australia, A-League, Newcastle United Jets – Sydney 2:0
Ben Kantarovski opened in central defensive midfield and lasted 77 minutes on the pitch. In the 41st minute it was Ben who opened the score and thus had a big role in Newcastle’s win. In the 73rd minute Kantarovski was also booked with a yellow card.
Ben’s goal (at 1:41):
Australia, A-League, Melbourne City – Central Coast Mariners 5:0
19-year-old goalie James Delianov made his debut in the Australian top-tier as he started for Melbourne City. James directly handled to keep a clean sheet in the comfortable win against the Central Coast Mariners. Meanwhile, his teammate Dylan Pierias didn’t make the matchday squad.
Highlights of the game:
Austria, Bundesliga, St. Pölten – Austria 1:2
Uroš Matić was a starter for Austria and played all minutes in central midfield. The hosts opened the score in the 28th minute, but Uroš’ team answered with two goals in the second half to grab three points on the road. Lucky three points as the game winner was netted in the 3rd minute of stoppage time.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League UEL group, Zulte Waregem – Cercle 6:2
Erdin Demir made the hosts bench, but didn’t play.
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sloboda – Željezničar 0:0
Vedran Kjosevski for the second consecutive game was only the reserve goalkeeper for Željezničar.
Luxembourg, BGL Ligue, Fola Esch – Victoria Rosport 1:1
Aleksandar Biedermann played in attack for Victoria and netted his teams equalizer in the 52nd minute.
Serbia, SuperLiga, Mladost – Vojvodina 3:1
Jovan Markoski didn’t make Mladost’s matchday squad.
Serbia, Prva Liga play-out, Teleoptik – Borac 2:1
Marko Shishkov started in central defense for Teleoptik and played the whole match as his team gained a narrow win against Borac from Čačak.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off, Zemplín – Žilina 2:1
Brian Iloski didn’t make the hosts matchday squad for this encounter.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Norrköping – Malmö 1:1
Erdal Rakip was an unused substitute for Malmö.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Sirius – Elfsborg 2:4
Deniz Hümmet made Elfsborg’s bench and played the last half hour after he replaced Stefan Ishizaki. At that point his team had already a comfortable 1:4 lead.
Sweden, Superettan, Syrianska – GAIS 0:0
Marko Johansson wasn’t part of GAIS’ matchday squad as he served a red card suspension.
Switzerland, Super League, Neuchâtel – Grasshoppers 1:1
Nedim Bajrami started in central midfield for Grasshoppers and played the entire game. Grasshoppers opened the score in the 8th minute and it was Nedim who was credited with the assist as Julien Ngoy scored after his shot. Eventually the game ended in a draw as the hosts responded with one goal in the 75th minute.
Nedim’s assist (at 0:30):
Turkey, Süper Lig, Malatyaspor – Kasımpaşa 2:1
Haris Hajradinović started on the visitors right wing and played the first half as he was replaced after the half-time break.