Macedonian internationals performances (13-16.09.2019)

This past weekend Ivan Trichkovski made a brace in Cyprus, while Artim Polozhani, Jovan Kostovski, Milan Ristovski, Besart Abdurahimi, Nikola Gjorgjev, Demir Imeri, David Stojanov and Adis Jahovic netted once a piece for their respective teams while Stefan Spirovski assisted.

photo by SITA/Martin Havran: Milan Ristovski celebrates

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Vllaznia 0:0
Blagoja Todorovski started at right-back for Teuta and was 90 minutes part of a defense that kept a clean sheet, while his teammate Bobi Celeski stayed on the bench as the reserve goalie. For the other side Filip Gligorov didn’t make the squad, whereas Aleksandar Ristevski opened on the bench and played from the 58th minute to strengthen his teams defense after a red card.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Tirana – Skënderbeu 3:1
Artim Polozhani played the whole game at central back for the visitors and netted his teams equalizer with a header in the 67th minute. Unfortunately Tirana added two unanswered goals to grab three points.

Artim’s goal (at 1:51):

Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Urartu – Ararat-Armenia 1:1
Aleksandar Damchevski was an unused substitute for the visitors.

Armenia, Bardzraguyn Khumb, Pyunik – Alashkert 0:3
Denis Mahmudov started on the right wing for the hosts and played 69 minutes, while his teammate Antonio Stankov didn’t took part in this match.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Charleroi – Genk 2:1
Gjoko Zajkov didn’t make the hosts matchday squad.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Zvijezda 2:0
Krste Velkoski played all minutes for Sarajevo as his team won against Zvijezda.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Široki Brijeg – Tuzla City 1:3
Viktor Angelov didn’t make the hosts squad for this game.

Bosnia Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Velež – Željezničar 1:1
Kosta Manev and Yani Urdinov were starters for the hosts as their team collected one point against Željezničar.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Arda – Botev 2:1
Darko Glishikj played all minutes for Arda as his team gained a narrow win against Botev.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Dunav Ruse – Slavia 0:0
Both Macedonian internationals, Aleksandar Isaevski for Dunav and Darko Tasevski for Slavia, opened on the respective bench. The former made a late substitute appearance as he was introduced in the 1st minute of stoppage time, while Darko played from the 59th minute.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Istra 1:0
Arijan Ademi wasn’t part of Dinamo’s squad, while Agron Rufati was an unused substitute for Istra.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Osijek – Varaždin 2:2
Neither Todor Todoroski nor Mile Todorov made Osijek’s squad.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rijeka – Hajduk 1:1
Darko Velkovski began in defense for Rijeka but left the field already after 18 minutes due to an injury.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Inter – Slaven Belupo 3:1
Muzafer Ejupi opened on Slaven’s bench and played from the 79th minute to strengthen his teams offense. In vain as his team conceded two late goals and lost on the road.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEK – Omonia 2:2
Daniel Mojsov did not play for AEK, while Ivan Trichkovski successfully converted 2 penalties and missed a third to complete hat-trick. He won the first penalty (0:42 at below video) but his shot was saved (1:23). He was better than the opposing keeper the second time (5:05) as well as deep into stoppage time when he scored the second goal (11:50).

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, APOEL – AEL 3:0
Davor Zdravkovski played the whole match for the away side, while Kire Markoski started on the bench and was introduced in the 75th minute.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Doxa – Ethnikos 1:1
In a match which featured 4 Macedonians, Dushko Trajchevski played the whole match for the hosts, as did Martin Bogatinov, Bojan Markoski and Jovan Kostovski for the away side. Jovan Kostovski scored his first goal for Ethnikos in this season in the 39th minute.

Jovan’s goal at (1:05):

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Enosis – Anorthosis 1:2
Risto Mitrevski played the whole match for the hosts and was shown a yellow card in the first half.

England, Championship, Barnsley – Leeds United 0:2
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for the away side, this time more defensively as full back. Leeds are topping the table after 7 rounds in the Championship.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, HIFK – KPV 3:1
Filip Ivanovski was not part of the matchday squad for KPV.

France, Ligue 1, Dijon – Nîmes 0:0
Vlatko Stojanovski was on the bench for the away team.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Debrecen 3:2
Kire Ristevski played this whole super exciting match in which Ujpest was losing twice but managed to turn the game around completely and win the 3 points.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Honved – Fehérvár 0:1
Visar Musliu played the whole match for the winning side, while Boban Nikolov was brought on in the 89th minute. Their team has 6 wins out of 6 matches and is still on a perfect start this season.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Diósgyör – Zalaegerszeg 1:0
Mirko Ivanovski was on the bench for his new club.

Germany, Bundesliga, Köln – Borussia Mönchengladbach 0:1
Darko Churlinov wasn’t called up by Köln for this match. Instead he played 60 minutes for Köln’s second team.

Israel, Ligat HaAl, Hapoel Tel-Aviv – Nes Tziona 1:1
Stefan Spirovski opened in defensive midfield for Hapoel and played 70 minutes. In the 43rd minute it was Stefan who made the assist for the opener of the game.

Stefan’s assist (at 0:44):

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Atalanta 1:2
Goran Pandev made a late substitute appearance for Genoa as he was introduced in the 82nd minute. Genoa netted a late equalizer in the 1st minute of stoppage time, but Atalanta answered with a late game winner four minutes later.

Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Sampdoria 2:0
Elif Elmas made his first start in the Italian top flight as he was brought in midfield by Napoli. Elif lasted 75 minutes on the pitch and was replaced by Lorenzo Insigne. His team had already a 2:0 lead at that point of the game.

Italy, Serie A, Inter – Udinese 1:0
Ilija Nestorovski spent the entire match on Udinese’s bench.

Italy, Serie B, Cittadella – Trapani 2:0
Nikola Jakimovski played the whole match for Trapani as his team lost away to Cittadella.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Boavista – Sporting 1:1
Stefan Ristovski didn’t play for Sporting because he is still recovering from his injury.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Dinamo – Botoșani 1:1
Stefan Ashkovski started as an winger for the visitors and lasted 82 minutes on the pitch.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Cluj – Voluntari 5:0
Marko Simonovski started at center-forward for his new team Voluntari, but played only 29 minutes as he received a red card. A tough decision by the referee who thought that Marko used his elbow in a duel for a high ball.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Javor – Rad 3:0
Aleksa Amanovikj started for Javor and was 90 minutes part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the win against Rad.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnički – Vojvodina 1:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the entire game for the hosts and also received a yellow card in the 68th minute. Eventually his team lost against Vojvodina.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnik – Napredak 1:4
Zoran Danoski made the start for Radnik and played until the 54th minute, while his teammate Boban Georgiev didn’t make the matchday squad.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Voždovac – Čukarički 2:2
Marko Gjorgjievski was an unused substitute for the hosts.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Pohronie – Nitra 0:3
Milan Ristovski played the entire match for Nitra and he scored the last goal of the game in the 66th minute. It was his fifth goal this season and he is one of the leading goalscorers in Slovakian championship.

Click here to watch his goal (at 3:47).

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok – Sereď 1:1
Tihomir Kostadinov played whole game for Ružomberok as well as Dejan Iliev for Sereď.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, ViOn – Žilina 0:0
Tomche Grozdanovski made a late substitute appearance for ViOn when he replaced Tomáš Ďubek in the last minute of the match while Enis Fazlagikj didn’t make the matchday squad for Žilina because of injury.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Rudar – Bravo 1:4
Besart Abdurahimi had a successful debut in the Slovenian championship. He scored the third goal for his team in the 65th minute and he was also shown a yellow card at 60th minute of the game. Ghanaian international Ibrahim Arafat Mensah took his place in the 71st minute of the game.

Abdurahimi’s goal (at 2:44):

Spain, Primera División, Real Madrid – Levante 3:2
Enis Bardhi entered the pitch at 56th minute replacing Montenegrin international Nikola Vukčević.

Spain, Primera División, Mallorca – Athletic 0:0
Aleksandar Trajkovski watched the game from the home team’s bench.

Spain, Segunda División, Rayo Vallecano – Real Santander 2:0
Stole Dimitrievski was Rayo’s reserve goalkeeper at this match.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Örebro – Sundsvall 0:0
David Mitov Nilsson spent whole game between Sundswall’s posts and he kept a clean sheet in his team’s away draw.


Switzerland, Swiss Cup 1/16 final, Freienbach – Young Boys 2:11
Aurel Kalaba came as a substitution for Freienbach in 79th minute instead Luca Straub.

Switzerland, Swiss Cup 1/16 final, Grasshoppers – Servette 1:0
Nikola Gjorgjev was man of the match. He scored the winner at this match in the 47th minute.

Gjorgjev’s goal (at 1:45):

Switzerland, Swiss Cup 1/16 final, Bellinzona – Neuchâtel Xamax 1:2
Kristijan Ivanov started in midfield for Bellinzona and played until 69th minute when he made way for David Stojanov while their teammate Manuel Cepilov didn’t make the matchday squad. Stojanov scored the only goal for Bellinzona in the 79th minute of the match.

Switzerland, Swiss Cup 1/16 final, Béroche-Gorgier – Lancy 2:1
Burim Avdulahi didn’t play for Lancy.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Denizlispor – Konyaspor 0:1
Erdon Daci was an unused substitute for Konyaspor while his teammate Leonard Zhuta didn’t make the matchday squad.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Ankaraguçu – Yeni Malatyaspor 0:4
Adis Jahovic spent whole 90 minutes on the field for the visitors and he scored the opening goal of the match in the 28th minute. It was his third goal this season in the Turkish championship.

Turkey, 1.Lig, Bursaspor – Osmanlispor 3:1
Jani Atanasov spent the whole game at the home team’s bench.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Mariupol – Olimpik Donetsk 1:1
Demir Imeri played until 64th minute for Olimpik when Gennadiy Pasich took his place. Imeri scored the equalizer for his team at 58th minute of the match. This was his debut goal in Ukrainian championship this season.

Imeri’s goal (at 1:34):

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