Macedonian internationals performances (19-22.04.2019)

Dushko Trajchevski and Aleksandar Trajkovski scored one goal each, Nikola Jakimovski and Aleksandar Todorovski assisted, keeper Damjan Shishkovski conceded a goal directly from corner kick, Arijan Ademi won the title in Croatia, while Ezgjan Alioski injured himself.

photo by Balla: Trajchevski and teammates celebrate the goal


Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Flamurtari – Luftëtari 1:1
Artim Polozhani started in Flamurtari’s central defense and played the whole game.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Tirana – Kukësi 0:2
Ardian Cuculi was a starter for the visitors and helped his team to keep a clean sheet in the road win at Tirana. His teammate Edis Malikji wasn’t called up for this encounter.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Laçi – Skënderbeu 1:0
Bojan Najdenov made the hosts bench, but didn’t play.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kastrioti – Partizani 1:1
Egzon Belica as usual was 90 minutes part of Partizani’s central defense.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Brisbane Roar – Newcastle United Jets 1:6
Daniel Georgievski didn’t make the visitors matchday squad.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Sumqayıt – Səbail 1:2
Tome Kitanovski started for the visitors but left the pitch in the 58th minute when he received his second yellow card in the game. Nevertheless his team scored the game winner 16 minutes later.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League UEL Group, Charleroi – Beerschot Wilrijk 4:0
Gjoko Zajkov played the whole game for the winning side and picked up a yellow card in the 69th minute. He did not face Emil Abaz who was not in the visiting squad. 3 consecutive starts for Zajkov, 3 clean sheets!

Belgium, Proximus League relegation group, Tubize – Leuven 0:3
Jovan Kostovski wasn’t part of Leuven’s squad for this match.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sloboda – Sarajevo 2:1
Krste Velkoski captained Sarajevo and played the entire game on the left wing. Sarajevo suffered an unexpected loss away to Sloboda, but still tops the Bosnian top tier.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Mladost – GOŠK 3:1
Djelil Asani opened at left-back for Mladost and played until the 83rd minute. In the 52nd minute he was also booked with a yellow card.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Dunav Ruse – Lokomotiv 2:0
Aleksandar Isaevski was an unused substitute for Dunav Ruse.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Septemvri – Slavia 3:2
Darko Glishikj played all minutes at left-back for Septemvri, while Darko Tasevski opened in attacking midfield for Slavia played 88 minutes. In the 45th minute he also received a yellow card. Meanwhile, his teammate Stefan Ashkovski began on the bench and was introduced directly after the half-time break.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Slaven – Dinamo 0:1
Arijan Ademi spent the entire game on Dinamo’s bench. These 3 points meant that Dinamo clinched the league title in Croatia.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Hajduk – Rijeka 4:0
Mirko Ivanovski didn’t make Hajduk’s matchday squad, while on the other side Darko Velkovski wasn’t called up by Rijeka because of injury. Darko’s teammate Milan Ristovski made the bench but didn’t play.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Istra – Osijek 1:0
Agron Rufati played the entire game in central defense for Istra and helped his team to keep a clean sheet, while Muzafer Ejupi played from the 78th minute for Osijek.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta Relegation group, Ermis – Alki 1:2
Dushko Trajchevski made the start for Alki and played all minutes. It was Dushko who netted the decisive goal when he scored in the 86th minute with a nice header after a corner-kick. Moments later he was booked with a yellow card because he took of his jersey.

Dushko’s goal (at 3:20):

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta Championship group, AEK – APOEL 1:0
Daniel Mojsov didn’t make the hosts matchday squad, while Ivan Trichkovski began in AEK’s attack and played until the 74th minute. Eventually their team grabbed three points thanks to a goal scored in the 66th minute.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta Championship group, Apollon – AEL 1:1
Davor Zdravkovski opened on AEL’s bench and played the second half as he was introduced directly after the break. Unfortunately his team conceded afterwards one goal and thus had to share the points.

England, Championship, Leeds United – Wigan Athletic 1:2
On Friday Ezgjan Alioski played all minutes at left-back as his team Leeds suffered an unexpected loss against Wigan. Leeds opened the score in the 17th minute, but the visitors responded with two goals to grab three points on the road.

England, Championship, Brentford – Leeds United 2:0
On Monday Ezgjan Alioski and Leeds had another match. Unfortunately, Alioski got injured after just 12 minutes and got substituted with Stuart Dallas. The injury occurred in the 9th minute when Ezgjan awkwardly fell while trying to block a pass. His team went on to lose the match and now with only two round left is 3 points behind the promotion zone.

Alioski’s injured knee

Finland, Veikkausliiga, VPS – KPV 2:2
Filip Ivanovski was not part of the submitted squad for this matchday.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Mariehamn – RoPS 2:0
Damjan Shishkovski was between the posts for the visiting side. In the 66th minute Australian midfielder Dylan Murnane humiliated Shishkovski when he managed to score a direct corner kick goal.

The corner kick goal:

Greece, Souroti Soúper Lígka, AEK – Larissa 0:1

Nikola Jakimovski played 75 minutes for Larissa and actually provided the assist to the game-winning goal. At the same time, Davor Taleski made the bench for the winning side.

Jakimovski’s assist:

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – Vidi 4:1
Stefan Spirovski is still out with an injury as his team made a huge step towards winning the title after they defeated Boban Nikolov‘s team. Nikolov played 63 minutes before he was taken off.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Honvéd 0:0
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the home side.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Torino 0:1
Goran Pandev was not included in the matchday squad for Genoa as he had to serve a yellow card suspencion.

Italy, Serie B, Palermo – Padova 1:1
Both Aleksandar Trajkovski and captain Ilija Nestorovski played the entire match. Trahkovski briefly gave Palermo the 1:0 lead over Padova. His 14 minute shot hit the backside of an opponent before striking the inside of the left post and going in. Padova then equalized a minute later.

Trajkovski’s goal:

Japan J2 League, Machida Zelvia – Ōmiya Ardīja 0:1
Brothers Dorian Babunski and David Babunski started at the bench but still faced each other on the field as they were introduced at the same time. In the 83rd minute together entered the field and shared a hug on the sideline. the lone goal that brought the win to David’s team was already scored.

Dorian (L) and David (R) wait to enter the match; photo: David Babunski

Netherlands, Eredivisie, Excelsior – Willem II 1:1
Denis Mahmudov started the game on the bench and was brought on in the 63rd minute.

Netherlands, Erste Divisie, Dordrecht – Almere 3:2
Antonio Stankov played the whole match for the winning side

Portugal, Liga NOS, Nacional – Sporting 0:1
Stefan Ristovski was in the starting lineup for Sporting and his team won the seventh consecutive league game in Portugal.

Stefan lies on the field after a nasty foul

Romania, Liga I Betano – Relegation Group, Gaz Metan – Dunărea 0:0
Both Mite Cikarski and Filip Gligorov watched this match from the benches for substitute players of their teams.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Sepsi – Cluj 0:1
Marko Simonovski wasn’t included in home team’s squad on this match.

Saudi Arabia, Dawri Al-Muhtarifin Al-Saudia, Al-Ra’ed – Ohod 5:1
Ferhan Hasani played the whole match for the home team and celebrated a big win against last placed Ohod.

Serbia, SuperLiga play-off, Radnički – Partizan 3:1
Aleksandar Todorovski played the whole match for the home team and assisted Lazar Ranđelović for scoring the last goal on the match. His team beat giants Partizan with a come from behind win.

Todorovski’s assist (at 4:07):

Serbia, SuperLiga play-out, Rad – Radnik 1:0
Zoran Danoski didn’t play for the away team.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off, Žilina – Sereď 1:2
Enis Fazlagikj wasn’t part of Žilina’s squad at this game because of injury.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-off, Slovan – Ružomberok 3:2
Tihomir Kostadinov entered the field for Ružomberok in the 69th minute replacing Matúš Kmeť while his teammate Yani Urdinov is out with an injury.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Spartak – Senica 0:1
Kire Markoski played whole game for Spartak in their home loss.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga play-out, Nitra – ViON 2:2
Tomche Grozdanovski started in midfield for ViON and played till 82nd minute when he was substituted by Karol Karlík. It was his fourth consecutive start.

Grozdanovski (L) during the match; photo: FC Nitra

Spain, Primera División, Levante – Espanyol 2:2
Enis Bardhi played full game for Levante.

Bardhi tackles Javi Puado; photo: UD Levante

Spain, Primera División, Rayo Vallecano – Huesca 0:0
Stole Dimitrievski was Rayo’s second goalkeeper.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Norrköping – Falkenbergs 4:3
David Mitov Nilsson was Norköping’s reserve goalkeeper.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Thun 1:1
Nikola Gjorgjev wasn’t part of Grasshoppers squad at this match.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Muangthong United – Port MTI 1:2
Mario Gjurovski was unused substitute for Muangthong.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Ankaraguçu – Konyaspor 0:0
Leonard Zhuta played whole match for Konyaspor while his teammate Adis Jahovic wasn’t summoned for this match.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Alanyaspor – Fenerbahçe 1:0
Elif Elmas spent entire game on the field for Fenerbahçe.

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