Macedonian internationals performances (19-22.11.2021)

Boban Nikolov, Erdon Daci, Agim Ibraimi and Bojan Najdenov scored a goal apiece, Valjon Etemi provided two assists for his team in Turkey, whereas Darko Tasevski also picked up one assist in Bulgaria.

photo by KFC Westerlo: Erdon Daci celebrating his 5th goal in Belgium this season

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Dinamo – Egnatia 1:1
Agim Ibraimi scored another penalty goal for Dinamo as he and Goran Siljanovski played the full game for the hosts, while their teammates Aleksandar Isaevski and Edis Malikji also made the start and got taken off in the 74th and 89th minute respectively. For the visiting side, Besar Iseni and Besart Krivanjeva also played the full 90 minutes, whereas Demir Imeri got taken off in the 71st minute.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Laçi 1:1
Egzon Belica played the full match for Partizani, Filip Gligorov made the start and got substituted after the halftime break, while Aleksandar Damchevski did not et summoned. For the visiting side, Viktor Velkoski got the full 90 minutes, Bashkim Velija got taken off in the 83rd minute, while Ilirid Ademi remained an unused substitute.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Skënderbeu 2:2
Bekim Redjepi played another game as Skënderbeu’s starting goalkeeper and he conceded two goals. For the home side, Pepi Gjorgiev and Blagoja Todorovski made the start while Bobi Celeski remained on the bench as a backup goalie. Blagoja went on to play the entire game, while Pepi got taken off after 64 minutes.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Tirana 2:1
Filip NajdovskiKristijan Toshevski and Enur Totre all played the full match for Tirana.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Vllaznia – Kastrioti 3:1
Defender Mevlan Adili played the full game for the hosts, while his striker teammate Fahrudin Gjurgjevikj did not get summoned.

Australia, A-League, Melbourne City – Brisbane Roar 2:1
Stefan Cholakovski remained an unused substitute in the first round of the new A-League season.

Australia, A-League, Macarthur – Wellington Phoenix 1:1
Matthew Bozhinovski remained on the bench in his first game for his new club from New Zealand.

Azerbaijan, Premyer Liqası, Zirə – Səbail 3:1
Gjorgi Stoilov did not make the matchday squad for the hosts.

Belgium, 1B Pro League, Lierse – Westerlo 1:5
Erdon Daci continued his great form in Belgium as he scored yet another goal for his club. Daci created the second goal of the game in the 56th minute to give Westerlo a 0:2 lead. He went on to play the entire game and his club won with a final score of 1:5.

Daci’s goal (at 0:47):

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Željezničar – Radnik 2:0
Mile Todorov made the start for Radnik and played for 67 minutes. He also picked up a yellow card during the first halftime.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Borac – Rudar 1:0
Djelil Asani did not make the bench for Rudar.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Sloboda 1:0
Krste Velkoski made a rare start for Sarajevo this season. He played for 69 minutes whe he got replaced by Croatian international Oremus.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Botev Plovdiv – Cherno More 0:2
Vlatko Drobarov played another full game for Cherno More, and he helped them keep a clean sheet in the victory over Botev Plovdiv for whom Mite Cikarski did not get summoned.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Levski – Botev Vratsa 0:0
Dorian Babunski had the chance to bring his club a victory over Gjoko Zajkov‘s Levski through a penalty shot, but the host’s goalkeeper managed to save his attempt. In the end the two Macedonian internationals had to settle for a goalless draw, with both of them having played the full game.

Babunski’s penalty shot (at 3:00):

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Tsarsko Selo – Slavia 2:5
Darko Tasevski got a rare start for Slavia in the encounter against Tsarsko Selo. Darko went on to play for 66 minutes and also got credited the assist for his club’s second goal when he made a long pass forward that was then converted into a goal by his teammate Stoev.

Darko Tasevski’s assist (at 1:48):

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Dinamo – Osijek 1:1
Captain Arijan Ademi finally recovered from his injury and returned to action for Dinamo as he entered the game from the bench in the 68th minute. Unlike him, his teammate Stefan Ristovski did not get any playing time this round as he remained an unused substitute.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Gorica – Lokomotiva 2:2
Vlatko Stojanovski started in the attack for Goria and played for 64 minutes.

Croatia, Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, Rijeka – Hajduk 2:3
Darko Velkovski played a full match for Rijeka as they suffered a loss and conceded 3 goals from Hajduk, for whom Jani Atanasov played the seond halftime.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEK – APOEL 0:0
Ivan Trichkovski started for AEK and played for 88 minutes in the goalless draw against his former club APOEL.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Doxa – AEL 0:0
Four Macedonians took part in this goalless draw in Cyprus. Damjan Shishkovski was between the posts for the hosts and his teammate Dushko Trajchevski also played the whole match. In the opposing team Kire Ristevski played the whole match, while Davor Zdravkovski started and played until the 70th minute when he was taken off.


Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, Paphos – Ethnikos 3:0
Martin Bogatinov was not among the called up players for this match.

Denmark, Superligaen, Sonderjyske – Aalborg 1:3
Aleksandar Trajkovski watched from the bench as his club won against Sonderjyske.

Germany, 2.Bundesliga, Werder – Schalke 04
Darko Churlinov is out of contention with an injury.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest -Debreceni 3:1
David Babunski started as a sub for the away team before he was brought on in the 60th minute. For the hosts, Stefan Jevtoski was not called up for the game.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – MOL Fehérvár 3:0
Visar Musliu was an unused sub in his side’s heavy away defeat.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Honvéd – MTK 3:0
Bojan Miovski had to sit this match out because of suspension.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Zalaegerszeg – Mezőkövesd 1:1
Nikola Serafimov played the whole match for the hosts, while his teammate Daniel Milovanovikj was not in the squad list.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Roma 0:2
Goran Pandev started the match as captain of the home team under hew coach Andriy Shevchenko  and played 60 minutes before he was taken off.

Pandev at the match; photo: CFC Genoa

Italy, Serie A, Inter – Napoli 3:2
Elif Elmas played the final 15 minutes of this season’s first defeat in Serie A for Napoli.

Italy, Serie A, Torino – Udinese 2:1
Ilija Nestorovski remained on Udinese’s bench as an unsed substitute. Nestor is still awaiting his final comeback on the field after his injury.

Kazakhstan, Cup, Tobol – Shakhter 0:2
Aleksa Amanovikj was in Tobol’s starting lineup and played the whole match. David Atanaskoski played the first half for the away team and celebrated the progress in to the Cup final.

Moldova, Divizia Națională, Floresti – Sheriff 1:3
Boban Nikolov has just recovered from the injury and returned in Sheriff’s squad with a goal. He entered the match in the 70th minute and he needed just five minutes to score and seal the victory.

Nikolov’s goal (at 3:20):
Norway, Eliteserien, Vålerenga – Tromso 1:1
Leonard Zhuta played the whole match as Vålerenga’s left back.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Górnik – Legia 3:2
David Toshevski was unused substitute for the home team.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Steaua – Botoșani 2:3
Petar Petkovski didn’t get the chance from Botoșani’s bench for substitute players.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Voluntari – Dinamo 2:1
Mirko Ivanovski got 80 playing minutes for Dinamo in the loss to Voluntari, for whom Viktor Angelov did not get summoned.

Romania, Liga I Betano, Academica Clinceni – Sepsi 0:2
Stefan Ashkovski was in Sepsi’s starting lineup and played until the 72nd minute.

Saudi Arabia, Dawriyy al-Muḥtarifayni as-Suʿūdī, Abha – Al-Ahli 2:0
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for the away team.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Mladost – Crvena zvezda 1:5
Zoran Danoski started for Mladost and was replaced in the 78th minute.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Radnik – Kolubara 1:2
Nikola Bogdanovski played the first half for Radnik, while Milovan Petrovikj wasn’t included in the squad.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Napredak – Radnički 1:1
Todor Todoroski was unused substitute for the away team.

Serbia, Linglong Tire SuperLiga, Spartak – Radnički 1923 1:1
Andrej Todoroski didn’t get the chance from Spartak’s bench for substitute players.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok – Trenčín 3:0
Tihomir Kostadinov wasn’t part of the home team’s squad at this game.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, ViOn Zlaté Moravce-Vráble – Spartak 0:0
Milan Ristovski played whole game for Spartak.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Žilina – Tatran Liptovský Mikuláš 2:2
Enis Fazlagikj played entire match for Žilina.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Sered’ – Pohronie 3:1
Dejan Iliev wasn’t summoned by Sered’ because of injury.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Domžale – Celje 1:0
Zeni Husmani played full game for Domžale.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Koper – Radomlje 3:2
Darko Ilieski substituted Matej Palčič for Koper in the 76th minute of the match. Ilieski was also shown a yellow card in the 80th minute of this match.

Spain, Primera División, Levante – Athletic 0:0
Enis Bardhi played until 73rd minute for Levante when he made way for Dani Gómez.

Spain, Primera División, Rayo Vallecano – Mallorca 3:1
Stole Dimitrievski was Rayo’s starting goalkeeper and conceded one goal.


Sweden, Allsvenskan, Sirius – Göteborg 3:3
David Mitov Nilsson didn’t play for Sirius because of an injury.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Malmö – Häcken 2:2
Erdal Rakip didn’t play for the home team due to yellow cards suspension.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Varbergs BoIS – AIK 0:1
Daniel Krezikj wasn’t part of Varbergs matchday squad.

Switzerland, Super League, Servette – Grasshoppers 3:2
Nikola Gjorgjev wasn’t summoned by Grasshoppers for this match.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Kayserispor – Göztepe 1:1
Adis Jahovikj came on the field for Göztepe in the 64th minute when he replaced Senegalese international Cherif Ndiaye. Jahovikj was also booked in the 9th minute of stoppage time.

Turkey, 1.Lig, Bursaspor – Istanbulspor 2:4
Valjon Etemi opened the game at right wing for Istanbulspor and played until 86th minute when Berkay Görmez took his place. Etemi provided two assists at this game. The first one in the 20th minute when he assisted to Muammer Sarikaya for his team’s second goal and the second one in the 76th minute when he assisted to Ibrahim Yilmaz for Istanbulspor’s fourth goal at this game.

Etemi’s assists (at 1:06 & 2:37):

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Vorskla – Mariupol 5:1
Stefan Spirovski watched the game from Mariupol’s bench.

Ukraine, Prem’yer-liha, Lviv – Zorya 2:1
Agron Rufati didn’t make Zorya’s matchday squad.

Uzbekistan, Coca-Cola O’zbekiston Superligasi, Andijon – Navbahor 1:2
Bojan Najdenov played entire match for Navbahor and he scored the second goal for his team in the 87th minute of the match. Najdenov also received a yellow card in the 30th minute of this match.

Najdenov’s goal (at 6:42):


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  2. I think Daci should get a call for the Senior NT

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