Goran Popov and Ferhan Hasani made their league debuts for their respective teams, Boban Grncharov scored a late game winner for Botev Plovdiv, while Filip Timov also reached the back of the net for Impuls, albeit in a losing cause.
Italy, Serie A, Sampdoria – Napoli 0:1
Goran Pandev started for Napoli and played until the 65th minute when he made way for Lorenzo Insigne. Napoli managed to score the game winning goal in the 67th minute through a converted penalty by Edinson Cavani.
Italy, Serie B, Verona – Bari 1:0
Stefan Ristovski was an unused substitute for Bari.
England, Premier League, Aston Villa – West Brom 1:1
Goran Popov played all 90 minutes for West Brom as he made his debut with the usual starting left back, Liam Ridgewell, out with an injury. West Brom took the lead early in the 2nd half through Shane Long but Aston Villa equalized in the 80th minute to ensure a point for each side.
Post-match reaction of Gorna Popov
Germany, Bundesliga, Wolfsburg – Mainz 0:2
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet while Ferhan Hasani finally made his league debut for Wolfsburg by beginning the match on the bench before he came on at the start of the 2nd half replacing Christian Träsch.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Volyn – Tavriya 0:1
Vanche Shikov played all 90 minutes for Volyn while his teammate Dushan Savic started the game on the bench before he came on in the 82nd minute to substitute Serhiy Pylypchuk. Tavriya scored the lone goal of the match in the 5th minute directly from a free kick.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Karpaty – Arsenal Kyiv 1:1
Martin Bogatinov played from the start for Karpaty and conceded one goal in the 28th minute, scored by former AC Milan striker Dominic Adiyiah.
Ukraine, Persha Liha, Sevastopol – Tytan 2:1
Besart Ibraimi began the game on the bench for Sevastopol before he came on in the 68th minute replacing Mariusz Lewandowski. Ibraimi was also shown a yellow card in the 78th minute as Sevastopol scored the game winner deep into stoppage time of the 90th minute.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Gent – Club Brugge 2:2
Ivan Trichkovski started on the bench for Club Brugge before he entered the game in the 85th minute to substitute Maxime Lestienne.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Genk – Mechelen 2:1
Tome Pachovski played from the start for Mechelen and conceded two goals, the first one coming in the 30th minute while the second, which proved to be the game winner, was scored in the 73rd minute. Tome also received a yellow card in the 71st minute for protesting to the referee.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Lierse – Zulte Waregem 1:4
Aleksandar Trajkovski was an unused substitute for Zulte Waregem.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Luzern – Thun 2:1
Muhamed Demiri played the entire game in defensive midfield for Thun who suffered a slim road loss away to Luzern.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Petrolul – Steaua Bucureşti 1:2
Daniel Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Steaua Bucureşti who snatched a come from behind victory over Petrolul to remain in first place on the table in Romania.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Rapid Bucureşti – Viitorul 2:1
Bazhe Ilijoski began the game on the bench for Rapid Bucureşti before he came on in the 55th minute replacing Alexandru Ioniță. Rapid needed a late game winner in the 86th minute to narrowly down Viitorul.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Vaslui – Concordia 3:0
Egzon Belica was not included in the Concordia squad.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Maribor – Mura 1:0
Agim Ibraimi started for Maribor and played until the 69th minute when he was substituted by Zeljko Filipovic. Maribor collected the three points thanks to an early goal by Goran Cvijanovic in the 8th minute.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Domžale – Aluminij 2:0
Zeni Husmani played all 90 minutes for Domžale who scored their two goals in the span of three minutes from the 60th to 62nd minute to get past Aluminij.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Triglav – Koper 4:0
Dragan Chadikovski played entire game for Koper in the road defeat against Triglav.
China, Super League, Tianjin Teda – Liaoning 1:0
Both Veliche Shumulikoski of Tianjin Teda and Vlatko Grozdanoski of Liaoning played the entire game for their respective teams. Shumulikoski also picked up a yellow card during the match as Tianjin Teda scored the lone goal in the 79th minute through a converted penalty kick.
Austria, Tipp 3 Bundesliga, Wiener Neustadt – Mattersburg 0:0
Ilcho Naumoski got the start for Mattersburg and played until the 75th minute when he was replaced by Christian Ressler.
Austria, Erste Liga, Horn – Kapfenburg 2:0
Filip Gachevski stayed on the bench for Kapfenburg as the #2 keeper behind Patrick Kostner.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Pirin – Botev Plovdiv 0:1
Boban Grncharov played the entire game for Botev Plovdiv and brought his team the three points by scoring the game winning goal in the 90th minute. As for Pirin, Dragi Kocev began on the bench before he entered the match in the 74th minute to substitute Borislav Hazurov.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Anorthosis – Alki 3:0
Nikola Gligorov was an unused substitute for Alki who has opened the season with four consecutive losses.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, APOEL – Apollon 1:0
Bojan Markoski played all 90 minutes for Apollon who conceded the lone goal of the match in the 78th minute to suffer the road loss against APOEL.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Polonia Warszawa – Widzew Łódź 3:1
Aleksandar Todorovski remains out with an injury for Polonia Warszawa.
Israel, Ligat Winner, Hapoel Haifa – Ironi Kiryat Shmona 1:1
Darko Tasevski did not play for Ironi Kiryat Shmona due to a red card suspension.
Israel, Ligat Winner, Bnei Yehuda – Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon 2:2
Hristijan Kirovski started on the bench for Ironi Nir Ramat HaSharon before he entered the game in the 69th minute substituting Adrián Fernández.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Vojvodina – Partizan 0:3
Aleksandar Lazevski played the entire game for Partizan and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet while his teammate Stefan Ashkovski was not included in the 18 men squad. As for Vojvodina, Daniel Mojsov remains out of action due to a contract dispute with the club. Mojsov has a contract with Vojvodina until this December so he will be on the sidelines for several more months before he becomes a free agent for the 2013 January transfer window.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Crvena Zvezda – Smederevo 3:1
Vlade Lazarevski played all 90 minutes for Smederevo in the road defeat against Crvena Zvezda.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Javor – OFK Beograd 3:1
Nikola Jakimovski started for Javor and played the first 45 minutes before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Dragan Milovanovic.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Rad – Jagodina 1:0
Goran Bogdanovic was not called up by Rad while Dragan Stojkov began the game on the bench for Jagodina before he came on in the 84th minute to substitute Milan Djuric.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Radnički 1923 – Spartak Zlatibor Voda 1:1
Fahrudin Gjurgjevic started on the bench for Spartak Zlatibor Voda before he entered the game in the 80th minute replacing Marko Adamovic.
Lithuania, A Lyga, Ekranas – Šiauliai 3:0
Yani Urdinov played the entire game for Ekranas who scored all three goals in the 2nd half to celebrate the home victory over Šiauliai.
Netherlands, Eredevisie, Heerenveen – NAC Breda 2:0
Samir Fazli started on the bench for Heerenveen before he entered the game in the 72nd minute replacing Daniël de Ridder. Heerenveen finally collected its first win of the season in the 7th round of the Dutch league season.
Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, MVV Maastricht – Excelsior 4:2
Antonio Stankov got the start at right back for MVV Maastricht and played the entire game as his side celebrated a high scoring win over Excelsior.
Azerbaijan, Unibank Premyer Liqası, Sumgayit – Bakı 1:0
Edin Nuredinoski played from the start for Bakı and conceded the lone goal of the match in the 38th minute.
Azerbaijan, Unibank Premyer Liqası, Simurq – Qarabağ 0:0
Muarem Muarem played all 90 minutes for Qarabağ and also received a yellow card in the 64th minute.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Elfsborg – Örebro 1:0
Armend Alimi started for Örebro and played until the 55th minute when he was substituted by Ahmed Yasin. With just five rounds remaining until the end of the league season, Örebro is close to officially being relegated to the Swedish second division for next season.
Kazakhstan, Premier League, Astana – Kaisar 4:1
Filip Ivanovski began on the bench for Astana before he came on in the 79th minute to replace Tanat Nuserbaev while his teammate Dimitrija Lazarevski played the entire game at left back.
Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Košice – Žilina 1:1
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and conceded one goal in the 70th minute from a close range header by Serge Akakpo.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus liga, Vysočina – Příbram 2:1
Zoran Danoski was not among the 18 players called up by Příbram.
Greece, Superleague Greece, Platanias – Xanthi 3:2
Marjan Altiparmakovski was not included in the Xanthi squad.
Greece, Football League, Pierikos – Panachaiki 0:0
Filip Despotovski played the entire game for Pierikos and also received a yellow card in the 29th minute during the opening round of the Greek second division.
Moldova, Divizia Naţională, Dacia – Sheriff 0:1
Goran Dimovski started for Dacia and played until the 89th minute when he was substituted by Veaceslav Posmac. Dacia lost the derby in Moldova to Sheriff by conceding the lone goal in the 65th minute.
Armenia, Premier League, Impuls – Pyunik 2:4
Filip Timov played from the start for Impuls and scored the second goal for his team in the 85th minute.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Kaposvár – Egri 0:0
Jasmin Mecinovic was an unused substitute for Egri.