Macedonian internationals performances (02-05.11 ’18)

Pretty quiet weekend for the internationals. Dorian Babunski scored a winning goal in Japan, Ilija Nestorovski got robed for a goal by a teammate so he was awarded an assist, Leonard Zhuta picked an assist as well, Elif Elmas played the big Turkish derby, while Goran Pandev got standing ovation at Giuseppe Meazza.

photo by Dorian erupts in joy after scoring the winner

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Flamurtari 1:2
Edis Malikji and Ardian Cuculi were starters for the hosts and played all minutes, the same did Artim Polozhani, Goran Siljanovski and Muhamed Useini for Flamurtari. Furthermore Goran and Muhamed received a yellow card apiece. Eventually Flamurtari had the better end and grabbed three points on the road.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Luftëtari – Laçi 0:1
Marjan Altiparmakovski opened on the left wing for the visitors and played 56 minutes, whereas his teammate Bojan Najdenov began in attacking midfield and played almost the entire game as he was replaced in the 1st minute of stoppage time.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Kamza 1:0
Egzon Belica played the whole match for Partizani and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet, while his teammate Besnik Ferati didn’t make the matchday squad.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Tirana 2:1
Bojan Gjorgievski played the entire game at right-back for Teuta and picked up a yellow card in the 81st minute, while his teammate Bobi Celeski served as the reserve goalie. Meanwhile, Dejan Blazhevski wasn’t called up by Tirana, whereas Sedat Berisha spent all minutes on the bench.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Newcastle United Jets – Melbourne Victory 0:1
Daniel Georgievski opened at right-back for Newcastle and played until the 79th minute when he made way for Ben Kantarovski, a player with origins from Macedonia. Eventually, Newcastle suffered a narrow loss at home.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Zirə – Səbail 0:0
Tome Kitanovski was a starter for the visitors and played all minutes in the draw away to Zirə.

Tome (black dress) in action against Zirə; photo:

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Oostende – Charleroi 2:1
Gjoko Zajkov spent the entire game on the visitor’s bench.

Belgium, Proximus League, OH Leuven – Tubize 4:1
Jovan Kostovski was once again not summoned by OH Leuven.

Belgium, Proximus League, Beerschot Wilrijk – Roeselare 2:1
Emil Abaz did not make the squad for the hosts.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Željezničar 2:1
Krste Velkoski played the full game for Sarajevo in the big Bosnian derby against Željezničar that his club won with 2:1.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Široki Brijeg – Mladost 1:1
Djelil Asani played the entire game for the visitors.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Septemvri – Vereya 1:0
Darko Glishikj did not make the squad for Septemvri. Darko is still awaiting his league debut after debuting in the Bulgarian Cup last week.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Beroe – Slavia 2:0
Neither Luka Nakov nor Stefan Ashkovski made the squad for the visitors.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Dinamo 0:2
Arijan Ademi played the full game in the away win for Dinamo. For the hosts, Muzafer Ejupi was once again left out due to his injury.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Gorica – Hajduk 1:1
Mirko Ivanovski started the game on the bench and played the last 20 minutes for Hajduk.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Istra 1:0
Agron Rufati got relegated to the bench for this round but already in the 13th minute he got to enter the game after Mali international Mohamed Traoré got injured.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rijeka – Rudeš 5:1
Leonard Zhuta played the full game and assisted the last goal for Rijeka as they demolished Rudeš with a 5:1 victory. Meanwhile, Darko Velkovski was once again out of the squad due to an injury.

Leonard’s assist:

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEK – AEL 0:1
The visiting side with Davor Zdravkovski playing 90 minutes and Kire Markoski out of the squad, managed to took all 3 points from Ivan Trichkovski and Daniel Mojsov team. Mojsov is back to the bench but did not feature in this match, while Trichko played the whole match.

Tricko makes a pass as Zdravkovski looks on in the back; photo: AEK Larnaca

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Paralimni – Alki 2:0
Dushko Trajchevski did not play for the losing side.

England, Championship, Wigan Athletic – Leeds United 1:2
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for the winning side as left winger. With this win Leeds are back to the top of the table in the Championship.

Greece, Souroti Soúper Lígka, Giannina – Lamia 0:0
Mite Cikarski played the whole match for the hosts in this goalless draw. He played as center back.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – MTK 2:0
Stefan Spirovski played 87 minutes for the home side.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Haladás 2:0
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the hosts as CB.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Paks – Vidi 0:4
Boban Nikolov played the whole match in CM for the winning side.

Israel, Ligat Winner, Ashdod – Hapoel Haifa 0:3
Risto Mitrevski played the whole match as CB for the winning side. His team defeated Ashdod, the team led by former U21 manager Blagoja Milevski.

Italy, Serie A, Inter – Genoa 5:0
Goran Pandev was in the starting lineup for Genoa against his former club and was replaced in the 51st minute when he got standing ovations from the whole stadium where he used to play from 2009 to 2012 and won the Serie A, one Champions league title, a FIFA Club World Cup trophy, two Italian Cups and a Supercoppa Italiana.

The standing ovation:

Italy, Serie B, Palermo – Cosenza 2:1
Aleksandar Trajkovski and captain Ilija Nestorovski played the whole match for Palermo and their team managed to win with a goal in the last minute. It was Nestorovski who recorded an assist for the winning goal although he would have been the scorer as his teammate stole him the goal.

Ile’s assist (at 3:23):

Japan, J2 League, Machida Zelvia – Avispa Fukuoka 2:1
Dorian Babunski entered from the bench in the 73rd minute taking the place of Shūta Doi. A minute later his team equalized and seven minutes later himself scored the game winning goal bringing important three points to his team in the promotion battle.

Dorian’s goal (at 3:13):

Netherlands, Eredivisie, Excelsior – Groningen 2:4
Denis Mahmudov entered the match in the 69th minute, but was unable to help his team avoid the defeat by last placed Groningen.

Netherlands, Erste Divisie, Dordrecht – Volendam 1:2
Antonio Stankov started the match as captain of Dordrecht and was replaced in the 50th minute.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Santa Clara – Sporting 1:2
Stefan Ristovski is still unavailable for Sporting because of injury.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Dunărea – Vitorul 0:1
Filip Gligorov played the whole match for the home team.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Sepsi – Hermannstadt 1:3
Marko Simonovski played the whole match for Sepsi, while Besart Abdurahimi wasn’t included in the away team squad.

Saudi Arabia, Dawri Al-Muhtarifin Al-Saudia, Al-Ittihad – Al-Ra’ed 1:2
Ferhan Hasani was unused substitute for the away team.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnik – Dinamo 2:0
Zoran Danoski stayed on Radnik’s bench for substitute players.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Bačka – Radnički 0:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the whole match for the away team.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Rad – Spartak 1:1
Benjamin Demir wasn’t included in Spartak’s squad.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Zemun – Napredak 0:2
Milosh Tosheski was in the starting lineup for Zemun and was replaced in the 58th minute, while Dushan Savic entered the match in the 81st minute.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Sereď – Trenčín 3:1
Stefan Bogdanovski wasn’t included in Sereď’s squad for this game.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Žilina – Ružomberok 3:0
Enis Fazlagikj played whole match for Žilina as well as Yani Urdinov for Ružomberok. Urdinov’s teammate Tihomir Kostadinov entered the field in the 78th minute substituting Dalibor Takač.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Triglav – Krško 4:3
Both our internationals Milan Ristovski and Medin Bajrami weren’t summoned by Krško for this game.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Olimpija – Domžale 4:4
Daniel Avramovski didn’t make the machday squad for Olimpija while Agim Ibraimi played for Domžale until 59th minute when Croatian international Tonči Mujan substituted him.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Aluminij – Mura 0:2
Darko Atanasov didn’t play for Mura.

Spain, Primera División, Villareal – Levante 1:1
Enis Bardhi spent all minutes on the field for Levante and he also received a yellow card in the 78th minute of the game.

Spain, Primera División, Rayo Vallecano – Barcelona 2:3
Stole Dimitrievski was unused substitute for Rayo.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Norrköping – Örebro 3:2
David Mitov Nilsson is still out of Norrköping because of back injury. With one round left his team is chasing leaders AIK for the title and next weekend’s matches will be decisive.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Young Boys 0:3
Nikola Gjorgjev watched the game from the home team’s bench.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Sivasspor – Konyaspor 0:0
Adis Jahovic started on the visiting bench and got to play only the last five minutes taking the place of Malian national team striker Mustapha Yatabaré.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Galatasaray – Fenerbahçe 2:2
Elif Elmas played whole match for Fenerbahçe in the famous Intercontinental Derby and he was shown a yellow card in the 33rd minute of the match. He had a chance near the end to score a winner, but home keeper Fernando Muslera denied him the joy.

Elmas (R) challenges Badou Ndiaye; photo: Şampiy10

Turkey, Süper Lig, Trabzonspor – Bursaspor 1:1
Jani Atanasov remained whole game at the visitors bench.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Mariupol – Arsenal 1:0
Stefan Jevtoski didn’t make the matchday squad for Arsenal.

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