This was a rather quiet weekend for the players from the diaspora in which only Erdal Rakip provided two assists in Sweden.
photo by Adam Ihse/TT: Erdal Rakip (L) celebrates with teammates
Australia, A-League, Melbourne City – Sydney 2:0
Stefan Čolakovski remained the entire game at the home team’s bench.
Australia, A-League, Newcastle Jets – Western United 1:0
Dylan Pierias came as a substitution for Western United in the 78th minute replacing Joshua Risdon, while his teammate James Delianov didn’t make the matchday squad as well as Benjamin Kantarovski for Newcastle.
Belarus, Vysshaya Liga, Neman – Dinamo Minsk 1:0
Marko Pavlovski wasn’t summoned by the visitors for this game.
Finland, Ykkönen, Mikkelin – MuSa 1:2
Irfan Sadik played in attack for Mikkelin till the 77th minute when he was replaced by Brazilian international Layon.
Italy, Serie B play-off, Chievo – Empoli 1:1 AET
Daniel Pavlev stayed the entire match at Chievo’s bench while, Nedim Bajrami played for Empoli until the 67th minute when he was substituted by Leonardo Mancuso.
Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Napredak – Partizan 1:3
Napredak’s captain Jovan Markoski played the whole game in his team’s home defeat.
Slovenia, Prva Liga play-out, Triglav – Gorica 0:5
Aleks Zlatkov, Berat Bećiri and Jake Angelovski didn’t play for Triglav in their heavy defeat at Gorica. Triglav got relegated to the Slovenian second league.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Göteborg – Malmö 0:3
Erdal Rakip started in midfield for Malmö and played until the 84th minute of the when Behrang Safari took his place, while his teammate Marko Johansson was Malmo’s reserve goalkeeper at this game. Rakip provided two assists, to Amin Sarr in the 18th minute for his team’s second goal and to Jo Inge Berget for their third goal in the 83rd minute of the game.
Rakip’s assists (at 1:06 & 2:38):
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Elfsborg – Sirius 3:3
Deniz Hümmet watched the game from Elfsborg’s bench.
USA, MLS, San Jose – Real Salt Lake 5:2
Milan Iloski was an unused substitute for Real Salt Lake.
USA, MLS, Orlando City – Los Angeles 1:1 (5:4 p.s.o.)
Forward Danny Musovski opened on the visitors bench and was introduced in the 77th minute. In the end his team was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the MLS is back tournament after the penalty shootout.