Macedonian internationals performance

Pandev celebrates his second in Serie A this season; photo: Genoa CFCGoran Pandev scored his 75th goal in the Italian Serie A and also won a penalty for Genoa. Bardi, Kostovski and Antonio Stankov were scorers for their teams this past weekend too.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Laçi 2:1
Izair Emini made the start for the home team and played untill the 73rd minute when the score was already 2:1. His teammate Nijas Lena opened on the bench and played from the 56th minute, just three minutes after Kukësi scored the winning goal.

Australia, A-League Finals Series, Melbourne Victory – Brisbane Roar 1:0
Daniel Georgievski began on left-back for the hosts and remained the whole game on the field. Daniel’s team won the semi-final against Brisbane and thus will take part in the final against Nicola Kuleski‘s Sydney.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Neftçi – Qarabağ 1:2
Muarem Muarem was in Qarabağ’s starting line up and played 71 minutes in the win away to Neftçi. This was the last league game in Azerbaijan as now only the cup final is left to be played for Muarem and his team.

Muarem with the ball; photo: PELÂÂ

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Isloch 2:0
Darko Micevski made the start for the home side and played all minutes in the win against Isloch.

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Torpedo-BelAZ – Dnepr 0:0
Djelil Asani played the last 20 minutes for the home team after he substituted Mikhail Afanasyeu.

Belgium, Jupiler League – Championship Group, Oostende – Charleroi 1:0
Gjoko Zajkov wasn’t called up by Charleroi.

Belgium, Proximus League Relegation, Leuven – Lommel 1:0
Jovan Kostovski made the start in the home encounter against Lommel and played all minutes as his team achieved a very important win. It was Jovan who netted the decisive goal in the 55th minute. With this win Leuven avoided the relegation from the Proximus League.

Kostovski celabrates his goal; photo: photonews

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga play-off, Sloboda – Željezničar 2:2
Aleksandar Lazevski opened at left-back for Sloboda and went out after 33 minutes because of an injury.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga play-off, Dunav – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2:3
Stefan Jevtoski and Vancho Trajanov started together in defensive midfield for Lokomotiv and both received a yellow card apiece. Trajanov played the entire game, while Stefan was replaced after 72 minutes.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Inter 2:0
Leonard Zhuta and Stefan Ristovski started on the lateral
defensive positions for Rijeka and both played all minutes as they were
part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the win against Inter.

Zhuta in action against Inter; photo: NK Rijeka

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Hajduk 0:2
Risto Mitrevski played the entire game in central defense for Istra, while Tome Kitanovski also made Istra’s squad, but came off the bench in the 86th minute to make a short appearance.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Lokomotiva 1:0
Milovan Petrovikj made a rare start for Osijek and played 66 minutes in defensive midfield. His teammate Muzafer Ejupi didn’t make the matchday squad as he served a red card suspension.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Split – Slaven Belupo 0:0
In the goalless draw away to Split, Mirko Ivanovski made the start for Slaven and nearly played the whole game as he was replaced in the 2nd minute of stoppage time.

Mirko (M) fights for the ball; photo:

Cyprus, Cyta A, Nea Salamis – Ethnikos 0:1
Mite Cikarski played the whole match for the visiting side, while Martin Bogatinov remained on the bench.

Cikarski (R) runs to catch Giannis Skopelitis; photo: Ethnikos

Cyprus, Cyta A, AEK – Apollon 1:0
Ivan Trichkovski is still serving his suspension after a red card, this was his last match. Daniel Mojsov played the whole game for the hosts.

Mojsov celebrates the win; photo: AEK Larnaka

Czech Republic, liga, Teplice – Slovácko 2:2
Veliche Shumulikoski started the game for the visiting side and played until the 66th minute, also serving as captain for the team.

Czech Republic, liga, Vysočina – Brno 3:0
Yani Urdinov played the whole match for the home team in the extremely important win. With this win, his club are finally out of the relegation zone but still with long battle to fight.

Denmark, Superligaen, København – Lyngby 3:0
Uroš Matić played the whole game for the home team. His club only needs one point to mathematically secure the title. After 31 rounds they are still to be defeated.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, HJK – Inter 1:1
Kosta Manev played the whole match for the visiting side. The game was played in winter conditions.

Manev (#3) during the game; photo: FC Inter Turku

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Lahti – JJK 1:1
Marko Simonovski played the whole match for the home team.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – MTK 1:2
Enis Bardi played the whole match for the home team and scored the only goal for his club. He has successfully converted a penalty in 83rd minute but his club fell short with a goal in the 90th minute.

Bardi’s goal (at 3:47):

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Debrecen – Vasas 2:1
Kire Ristevski is back in the squad for Vasas after he served a one-game suspension following yellow cards accumulation. His club suffered a defeat, but are still in top 3 on the table.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Chievo 1:2
Despite the defeat Goran Pandev had a great match in which he scored his second goal this season. But first, in the 36th minute he won a penalty kick which was missed by Giovanni Simeone. Two minutes before the break Pandev eventually brought the lead to his team thanks to a great assist by Diego Laxalt. Unfortunately the Grifoni conceded two goals in the second half and lost the game. Pandev was substituted in the 87th minute by Nikola Ninković.

Pandev’s penalty (at 0:58) & goal (at 1:39):

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Fiorentina 2:0
Surprising victory for the team of Macedonian duo. Ilija Nestorovski started and played untill the 82nd minute when Roland Sallai took his place, while Aleksandar Trajkovski remained on the bench. Ile had a good scoring chance in the second half, but his shot went near the post. With this 3 points the Rosaneri postponed the relegation as they still have theoretical chance for staying in the Italian best league.

Nestorovski’s chance (at 1:41):

Italy, Serie B, Benevento – Avellino 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski wasn’t summoned by the home team.

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Yokohama F·Marinos – Gamba
Osaka 0:1

David Babunski played for 63
minutes for the home team and they were defeated by Gamba Osaka.

Kazakshtan, Premier League, Kaysar – Astana 0:3
Agim Ibraimi wasn’t included in Astana’s squad for this match.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Tobol – Irtysh 0:0
Dushan Savikj spent the whole
match on home team’s bench.

Latvia, Virsliga, Jeglava – Riga 0:3
Egzon Belica watched the match
from Riga’s bench.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, De Graafschap – Achilles ’29 3:3
Antonio Stankov scored the
second goal for Achilles 29 on the away match against De Graafschap. This was
Stankov’s second goal this season after 15 played matches for the last placed
team in the Dutch second league.

Stankov’s goal (at 1:37):

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Jong PSV – Telstar 1:0
Denis Mahmudov
entered the match
in the 83rd minute and couldn’t help his team to avoid the defeat.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Śląsk – Górnik Łęczna 0:2
Both Ostoja Stjepanovikj and Stefan
didn’t play on this match. Stjepanovikj didn’t play for Śląsk
because of yellow cards suspension, while Ashkovski only watched from Łęczna’s
substitute bench.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie – Cracovia 2:2
Aleksandar Todorovski wasn’t included
in Zagłębie’s squad for this match.

Portugal, Ledman LigaPro, Famalicão – Vizela 2:0
Andreja Efremov didn’t take part
in this match.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnički Niš – Javor 2:0
Only Filip Ristovski played the
whole match for the away team. Petar Krstikj wasn’t included in home
team’s squad, while Aleksa Amanovikj didn’t play for Javor.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Spartak – Novi Pazar 2:1
Emil Abaz did not play for
Spartak from Subotica.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Dunajská Streda – Senica 1:0
Darko Tofiloski wasn’t summoned by the home team.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Podbrezová – Zlaté Moravce 2:0
Dejan Peshevski didn’t play for the home team because of injury while Tihomir Kostadinov opened
the game for the visitors and played the first 45 minutes. He was
substituted at half-time by Guineian international Pépé Guilavogui.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Domžale – Rudar 3:0
Zeni Husmani played whole game for the home team in defensive midfield. He received a yellow card at 68th minute of the game.

Husmani (L) celebrates the goal with Petar Franjić; photo: NK Domžale

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Olimpija – Maribor 0:0
Daniel Avramovski wasn’t part of Olimpija’s squad for this game.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Aluminij – Radomlje 3:1
Dorian Babunski was an unused substitute for Radomlje.

Spain, Segunda División, Gimnàstic – Reus 0:1
Stole Dimitrievski was Gimnàstic’s second goalkeeper at this game.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Djurgården – Norrköping 3:3
David Mitov Nilsson is still out of Norrköping squad because of injury.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Lugano 0:1
Nikola Gjorgjev wasn’t summoned by Grasshoppers while Ezgjan Alioski played whole game for Lugano in their away win.

Alioski in action during the game; photo: FC Lugano

Switzerland, Challenge League, Schaffhausen – Servette 2:1
Muhamed Demiri started at centreback and played whole match for Schaffhausen.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Le Mont – Wil 1900 0:1
Samir Fazli didn’t play for Wil.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Nakhonratchasima – Bangkok United 0:0
Krste Velkoski started the game for the hosts and played untill 77th minute when he was substituted by Naruphol Ar-Romsawa while Mario Gjurovski entered the pitch for visitors at 46th minute replacing Yohan Tavares.

Turkey, PTT 1.Lig, Yeni Malatyaspor – Göztepe 1:0
Adis Jahovikj played entire match for Göztepe.

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