Milan Ristovski scored a brace against Dejan Iliev, Stefan Ashkovski also scored two goals, Tihomir Kostadinov scored once, Muzafer Ejupi brought a penalty for Slaven Belupo while keeper David Mitov Nilsson got back between the posts.
photo by FC Nitra: Dejan Iliev intervenes before Milan Ristovski
Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Ararat – Gandzasar 3:1
Aleksandar Damchevski spent the entire match on the hosts bench. Gandzasar lead until the 72nd minute but Ararat managed to completely turn the game around after scoring two late goals in the final 5 minutes of the match.
Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Urartu – Pyunik 0:3
Both Denis Mahmudov and Antonio Stankov started the game for Pyunik as they defeated Urartu away by 0:3. Right back Stankov played the entire game, while Mahmudov lasted 47 minutes at the right wing.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Charleroi – Antwerp 2:1
Gjoko Zajkov got relegated to the bench this weekend as his Charleroi defeated Antwerp by 2:1.
Bosnia Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sloboda – Velež 0:0
Kosta Manev made his debut for Velež by playing the entire match against Sloboda and helping his team keep a clean sheet. Meanwhile, his teammate Yani Urdinov who also joined Velež two weeks ago was once again not summoned in the matchday squad.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Arda – Lokomotiv 2:5
Darko Glishikj played another full game for Arda as they suffered their first loss this season. Glishikj played part in Arda’s second goal (to lower down to 2:4) as his cross from the left side eventually lead to an own goal by one of Lokomotiv’s defenders.
Glishikj’s cross that lead to an own goal (at 6:18):
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Dunav Ruse – Vitosha 2:0
Aleksandar Isaevski played the entire match for the hosts as left back.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Slavia – Etar 2:1
Darko Tasevski was sidelined by Slavia due to the injury he picked up in the previous round.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Istra 4:1
Agron Rufati watched from the bench as his club got demolished by Lokomotiva.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Dinamo 0:0
Todor Todoroski and Mile Todorov spent the entire match on Osijek’s bench as they drew 0:0 against title favorites Dinamo. For the visitors, Arijan Ademi did not get summoned for this encounter as he was rested ahead of the Champions League qualifier against Ferencváros.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Gorica – Rijeka 2:0
Darko Velkovski made Rijeka’s bench for the first time this Croatian League season, and he watched as his club suffered an unexpected defeat against Gorica.
Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Hajduk 2:1
Muzafer Ejupi played another full game for the hosts. In the 83rd minute he got brought down in the penalty area which resulted in a penalty, that his teammate Krstanović successfully converted to give Slaven Belupo 2:0 lead. This was Ejupi’s second assist this season, after having also assisted in the previous round against Rijeka.
Ejupi bringing a penalty (at 4:50):
England, Championship, Leeds United – Nottingam Forest 1:1
Ezgjan Alioski started the match on the bench before he was introduced in the 73rd minute.
Finland, Veikkausliiga, HIFK – KPV 3:2
Filip Ivanovski started the match on the bench before he was brought on in the 76th minute. His side had a 0:2 lead at half-time, but failed to get a point.
France, Ligue 1, PSG – Nîmes 3:0
Vlatko Stojanovski was not part of the match day squad for the visitors as he was back in Macedonian settling document issues.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Diósgyőr – Újpest 1:2
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the winning side.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Puskás Akadémia – Fehérvár 0:2
Visar Musliu was not part of the matchday squad, while Boban Nikolov played the final 22 minutes for the winning team.
Portugal, Liga NOS, Maritimo – Sporting 1:1
Stefan Ristovski didn’t play for Sporting due to an injury.
Romania, Liga I Betano, Viitorul – Botoșani 2:2
Stefan Ashkovski had a great match, scoring both goals for his team. The first one in the 27th minute and the second one was the equalizer in the 81st minute, before he was replaced in the 86th minute.
Mite Cikarski wasn’t included in Gaz Metan’s squad.
Romania, Liga I Betano, U Craiova – Sepsi 0:1
Marko Simonovski didn’t make the matchday squad for Sepsi.
Russia, FNL, SKA-Khabarovsk – Chertanovo 0:0
Djelil Asani entered the match in the 73rd minute for the home team.
Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Javor – Mačva 3:1
Aleksa Amanovikj played the whole match for Javor and celebrated a win over Mačva.
Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnički – Voždovac 2:1
Aleksandar Todorovski played the whole match for the home team, while Marko Gjorgjievski wasn’t included in the away team’s squad.
Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnik – Vojvodina 0:4
Boban Georgiev played the whole match, while Zoran Danoski entered the match in the 46th minute and played the second half for the home team.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok – Žilina 2:3
Tihomir Kostadinov played the entire game for Ružomberok while Enis Fazlagikj wasn’t part of Žilina’s squad at this game. Kostadinov scored the second goal for his team in the 58th minute and he was also booked at 14th minute.
Kostadinov’s goal (at 5:01):
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Slovan – ViOn 4:0
Tomche Grozdanovski played entire match for the visitors and he also received a yellow card in the 59th minute of the match.
Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Nitra – Sereď 3:2
Milan Ristovski started at center-forward for Nitra and lasted 79 minutes on the pitch when he made way for Marek Fábry while Dejan Iliev was Sereď’s starting goalkeeper and he conceded three goals. Ristovski scored a twice, first in the 49th and later in the 67th minute. His first goal came on a close range effort, while his second goal came from a penalty kick.
Ristovski’s goals (at 3:21 & 4:01):
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Sundsvall – Östersunds 1:1
David Mitov Nilsson spent whole match between Sundsvall’s posts and conceded a penalty goal in his team’s home draw. After recently transferring to Sundsvall, Nilsson started his first league game since November 2017. Welcome back David.