Bojan Markoski scored the lone goal to help Apollon down Doxa in Cypriot league action, Tome Pachovski and Edin Nuredinoski kept clean sheets for their respective teams, while Mario Gjurovski assisted for Muangthong United but also received a red card just before the conclusion of the game.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Chievo 1:0
Goran Pandev started for Napoli and played until the 75th minute when he was substituted by Eduardo Vargas. Pandev had his best chance of the game in the 38th minute but his effort from a good position went over the goal.
Italy, Serie B, Padova – Bari 1:1
Stefan Ristovski was given his first league start in a Bari uniform at rigth-back in a 4-3-3 formation and played all 90 minutes in the road draw against Padova.
England, Premier League, Newcastle United – West Brom 2:1
Goran Popov started on the bench for West Brom before he entered the game in the 88th minute replacing Zoltan Gera. The visitors brought on an extra defender in Popov looking to secure a point but Newcastle scored the game winner in stoppage time with a deflected shot that went past the hapless West Brom keeper.
Germany, Bundesliga, Mainz – Hoffenheim 3:0
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet. Mainz has now compiled 10 points over its past four games to move up to sixth place on the standings.
Germany, Bundesliga, Fortuna Düsseldorf – Wolfsburg 1:4
Ferhan Hasani was not called up by Wolfsburg who played their first game under caretaker manager Lorenz-Günther Köstner as he replaced Felix Magath following a disastrous start to the season. Wolfsburg responded well with a convincing victory over Fortuna Düsseldorf.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Arsenal Kyiv – Volyn 1:1
Vanche Shikov returned from his injury for Volyn and played the entire game while his teammate Dushan Savic also got the start and played until the 90th minute when he was substituted by Yevhen Pavlov.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Dnipro – Karpaty 2:0
Martin Bogatinov did not play for Karpaty as he served the second and final game of his red card suspension.
Ukraine, Persha Liha, Dynamo-2 Kyiv – Sevastopol 2:4
Besart Ibraimi was an unused substitute for Sevastopol.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Club Brugge – Lokeren 2:3
Ivan Trichkovski began the game on the bench for Club Brugge before he made a late substitute appearance in the 87th minute to replace defender Tom Høgli as the home side pushed forward looking for the equalizer.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Mechelen – Lierse 3:0
Tome Pachovski played from the start for Mechelen and kept a clean sheet, his third in the six league games that he has played this season.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Waasland-Beveren – Zulte Waregem 0:2
Aleksandar Trajkovski started for Zulte Waregem and played until the 79th minute when he was substituted by Olafur Skulason.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, St. Gallen – Thun 1:0
Muhamed Demiri played the entire game for Thun in defensive midfield and also received a yellow card in the 73rd minute.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Zürich – Basel 1:2
Adis Jahovic played all 90 minutes for Zürich who suffered a narrow home loss against the defending Swiss champions in snowy conditions.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Steaua Bucureşti – Gloria Bistrița 4:0
Daniel Georgievski played the entire game for Steaua Bucureşti and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the comfortable home victory over Gloria Bistrița.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – CSMS Iași 1:0
Mirko Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Astra.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Ceahlăul – Dinamo Bucureşti 0:0
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo Bucureşti as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Concordia – Rapid Bucureşti 0:0
Neither Bazhe Ilijoski of Rapid Bucureşti nor Egzon Belica of Concordia were called up by their respective teams.
China, Super League, Guizhou Renhe – Tianjin Teda 1:1
Veliche Shumulikoski played the entire game for Tianjin Teda in the draw away to Guizhou Renhe.
China, Super League, Guangzhou Evergrande – Liaoning 1:0
Vlatko Grozdanoski played all 90 minutes for Liaoning who conceded a late goal to suffer the loss against Guangzhou Evergrande. The win allowed the home side, managed by well known Italian coach Marcello Lipp, to clinch the Chinese league title.
Austria, Tipp 3 Bundesliga, Mattersburg – Wacker Innsbruck 1:2
Ilcho Naumoski got the start for Mattersburg and played until the 56th minute when he was substituted by Wilfried Domoraud.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Botev Plovdiv – CSKA Sofia 1:1
Boban Grncharov played the entire game for Botev Plovdiv who took the initial lead just before halftime through a converted penalty kick before CSKA scored the equalizer in the 80th minute. Grncharov was also shown a yellow card during the match.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Beroe – Pirin 2:3
Dragi Kocev started for Pirin and played until the 89th minute when he made way for Anton Kirov.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Alki – AE Paphos 0:2
Nikola Gligorov played from the start for Alki and also received a yellow card in the disappointing home loss against AE Paphos.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Apollon – Doxa 1:0
Bojan Markoski played all 90 minutes for Apollon at CB and also scored the lone goal of the match in the 67th minute with a header from close range following a well delivered free kick.
South Korea, K-League (Championship Group), Suwon – Ulsan Hyundai 0:0
Stevica Ristic began the game on the bench before he came on in the 65th minute to replace Cho Dong-Geon.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, GKS Bełchatów – Polonia Warszawa 0:5
Aleksandar Todorovski played the entire game for Polonia Warszawa and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the convincing win away to GKS Bełchatów.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Partizan – Novi Pazar 3:1
Aleksandar Lazevski played all 90 minutes for Partizan at left-back while his teammate Stefan Ashkovski was not among the 18 players called up.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Vojvodina – Javor 1:0
Daniel Mojsov continues to be left out of the Vojvodina squad due to a contract dispute while Nikola Jakimovski started for Javor and played until the 82nd minute when he was substituted by Dragan Milovanovic.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Borča – Smederevo 1:1
Vlade Lazarevski played the entire game for Smederevo and also picked up a yellow card in the 50th minute during the road draw against Borča.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Jagodina – Radnički 1923 2:1
Dragan Stojkov started for Jagodina in midfield and played until the 90th minute when he was replaced by Dusko Dukic. Stojkov was also shown a yellow card during the match.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Sloboda Užice – Rad 1:0
Goran Bogdanovic was not among the 18 players called up by Rad.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Hajduk Kula – Spartak Zlatibor Voda 0:1
Fahrudin Gjurgjevic started on the bench for Spartak Zlatibor Voda before he made a late substitute appearance in the 90th minute by replacing Slobodan Novakovic.
Thailand, Sponsor Thai Premier League, BEC Tero Sasana – Muangthong United 2:2
Mario Gjurovski got the start for Muangthong United and played until the 90th minute when he was shown a direct red card by the referee. An opposing player also received a red card as well. Earlier in the 35th minute, Gjurovski was credited with the assist on the first goal for Muangthong which tied the game at 1:1 at that point.
Lithuania, A Lyga, Banga – Ekranas 0:2
Yani Urdinov did not play for Ekranas due to a yellow cards suspension.
Netherlands, Eredevisie, Heracles – Heerenveen 6:3
Samir Fazli was not among the 18 players called up by Heerenveen.
Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Cambuur – MVV Maastricht 1:3
Antonio Stankov started at right-back for MVV Maastricht and played all 90 minutes as the visitors continued their solid run of play to win its fifth consecutive league game.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Ravan – Neftçi 2:0
Igor Mitreski played the entire game for Neftçi and also received a yellow card in the 41st minute during the defeat away to Ravan.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Bakı – Inter Bakı 0:0
Edin Nuredinoski played from the start for Bakı and kept a clean sheet while Slavcho Georgievski started in defensive midfield for Inter Bakı and also played all 90 minutes in the draw between the two in-city rivals.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Khazar Lankaran – Qarabağ 2:0
Muarem Muarem got the start for Qarabağ in midfield and played until the 72nd minute when he was substituted by Elnur Abdulov.
Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, Kartalspor – Denizlispor 1:0
Bajram Fetai began the game on the bench for Denizlispor before he came on at the start of the 2nd half replacing fellow striker Haluk Türkeri.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Åtvidabergs – Mjällby 0:0
Daniel Ivanovski played the entire game for Mjällby at right-back and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the road encounter against Åtvidabergs.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Örebro – Göteborg 1:0
Armend Alimi was an unused substitute for Örebro.
Kazakhstan, Premier League, Taraz – Astana 1:1
Filip Ivanovski started on the bench for Astana before he entered the game in the 86th minute replacing Marat Shakhmetov while his teammate Dimitrija Lazarevski got the start at left-back and played until the 87th minute when he was substituted by Damir Kojaševic. Astana finished the Kazakh regular season in fifth place on the standings.
Kazakhstan, Premier League, Zhetysu – Sunkar 1:1
Nikola Tonev played all 90 minutes for Sunkar.
Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Košice – Senica 2:2
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and conceded two goals, the first coming on a converted penalty kick by Senica in the 9th minute.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus liga, Příbram – Baník Ostrava 2:1
Zoran Danoski began the game on the bench for Příbram before he came on in the 75th minute replacing Jiří Mareš.
Greece, Superleague Greece, Veria – Skoda Xanthi 0:0
Marjan Altiparmakovski was not included in the Skoda Xanthi squad.
Moldova, Divizia Naţională, Dacia – CSCA-Rapid 1:0
Goran Dimovski was not among the 18 players called up by Dacia.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Egri – Lombard Pápa 1:1
Jasmin Mecinovic played all 90 minutes for Egri at CB while his teammate Simeon Hristov remained on the bench as an unused substitute.