Despite that defender Nikolce Noveski scored a goal for Mainz, the 1.Bundesliga pretenders lost the derby of the 2.Bundesliga with the current table leader Freiburg. The same story happened in the Czech Republic where Riste Naumov scored in his team’s defeat. The match of the weekend for the Macedonian internationals was played in South Korea where Sasa Ognenovski hosted and beat Stevica Ristić. In the Netherlands, Goran Popov with Heerenveen is still chasing third placed Ajax.
Germany, 2. Bundesliga, Mainz – Freiburg 1:2
Nikolce Noveski brought the lead to Mainz in the 45th minute but that wasn’t enough for taking three points from the leader because Freiburg managed to score twice and win. He played the full 90 minutes. With a win from this game Mainz could have been the new table leader but instead Freiburg just managed to make the difference bigger.
England, League Championship, Bristol City – Ipswich Town 1:1
Velice Sumulikoski played the full game for Ipswich.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, Heerenveen – Volendam 1:0
Goran Popov played the whole game for Heerenveen.
Belgium, Jupiler League, Germinal Beerschot – Zulte Waregem 1:2
Igor Mitreski played the full 90 minutes for Germinal. His team is now in a series of three consecutive defeats.
Czech, 1. Gambrinus Liga, Viktoria Žižkov – Sigma Olomouc 1:2
Riste Naumov scored the only goal for Viktoria in the 44th minute when he tied to 1:1. He played the whole game. Because of injury Goce Toleski didn’t play for Sigma who took the three points with a late goal in the 90th minute.
Hungary, Soproni Liga, Zalaegerszeg – Diósgyőri 1:0
Kemal Alomerovik played until the 73rd minute when defender Gergely Kocsárdi took his place in the home team since the home manager decided to defend the 1:0 lead.
Sweden, Superettan, GIF Sundsvall – Falkenbergs 2:1
Nuri Mustafi played until the 73rd minute for GIF when Tanzanian international Kali Ongala took his place while the score was already 2:1. His team started the new season in the Swedish second league with a win.
Sweden, Superettan, Trollhättan – Mjällby 0:1
Daniel Ivanovski played the full match for Mjällby who also started with a win, but over newly promoted Trollhättan. Robin Kacaniklik didn’t play.
Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, AE Paphos – APEP 1:1
Jane Nikoloski played the whole game for the team from Paphos.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Chernomorets – Litex 3:1
Vanco Trajanov came in instead Georgi Bojilov on half-time for Chernomorets.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Pirin – Sliven 3:1
Dragi Kocev played the whole game for Pirin and got a yellow card.
Bulgaria, C PFG, OFK Levski – Lokomotiv Dryanovo 0:1
Macedonian U-21 national team player, Trajce Lostovski, was substituted on half-time due to bad performance. His Lokomotiv continues the battle for a promotion in the second Bulgarian league.
Serbia, Superliga, Vojvodina – Partizan 0:2
Mario Gjurovski came in instead Danijel Aleksić in the 75th minute when his team was already losing with two goals.
South Korea, K-League, Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma – Pohang Steelers 3:1
Sasa Ognenovski played the whole game for Seongnam as they beat the Steelers for whom Stevica Ristić played until the 52nd minute when Hwang Jin-Sung substituted him.
South Korea, K-League, Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i – Daejeon Citizen 1:1
Slavco Georgievski played the full 90 minutes for Ulsan and assisted to Kim Shin-Wook in the 51st minute when Ulsan took the lead.
South Korea, K-League, Gwangju Sangmu Phoenix – Incheon United 1:0
Dragan Cadikovski was substituted on half-time with Do Hwa-Sung in the away team. Incheon lost to the table leaders Gwangju.