Goran Pandev scored his 4th goal of the Serie A campaign this season to help Napoli down Genoa, Muhamed Demiri provided two assists for Thun, Stevica Ristic netted a goal for Suwon in his second consecutive game, Mario Gjurovski also managed to get on the scoresheet in Thailand, Mirko Ivanovski picked up an assist by winning a penalty for Astra, while Yani Urdinov debuted for Željezničar.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Genoa 2:0
Goran Pandev got the start for Napoli and played until the 78th minute when he was substituted by Lorenzo Insigne. Pandev scored the opener in the 18th minute when he received a pass from Edinson Cavani, and then created some space against several markers before his slightly deflected shot reached the back of the net.
Italy, Serie B, Reggina – Bari 1:0
Stefan Ristovski started at right-back for Bari and played all 90 minutes as a quick goal by Reggina in the 1st minute proved to be enough for the home side to collect all three points.
Germany, Bundesliga, Nürnberg – Mainz 2:1
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz who conceded both goals from set pieces, one following a free kick and one after a corner kick, to suffer a slim road loss to Nürnberg.
Germany, Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen – Wolfsburg 1:1
Ferhan Hasani was not called up by Wolfsburg.
England, Barclays Premier League, West Brom – Arsenal 1:2
Goran Popov was an unused substitute for West Brom.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Metalist – Volyn 1:0
Vanche Shikov did not play for Volyn due to a red card suspension while his teammate Dushan Savic played all 90 minutes in attack.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Metalurh Donetsk – Karpaty 4:0
Martin Bogatinov played from the start for Karpaty and conceded four goals in a dominating display by the home side Metalurh Donetsk.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Metalurh Zaporizhya – Arsenal Kyiv 0:0
Besart Ibraimi got the start for Metalurh Zaporizhya and played until the 63rd minute when he was replaced by Mohammed Otman.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Lokeren – Club Brugge 1:4
Ivan Trichkovski started the game on the bench for Club Brugge before he made a late substitute appearance in the 84th minute by coming on for Eidur Gudjohnsen.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Waasland-Beveren – Mechelen 1:0
Tome Pachovski did not play for Mechelen as he served the second and final game on his two match red card suspension.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Genk – Zulte Waregem 1:1
Aleksandar Trajkovski was an unused substitute for Zulte Waregem.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Lausanne – Thun 2:4
Muhamed Demiri started for Thun and played until the 90th minute when he was substituted by Milos Krstic. Demiri was credited with two assists, one for winning a penalty in the 1st minute which was converted by Enrico Schirinzi, and then barely beating the offside trap in the 26th minute before setting up Marco Schneuwly to score from close range.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Zürich – Grasshoppers 2:4
Adis Jahovic was not included in the Zürich squad due to a yellow cards suspension.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Aluminij – Maribor 1:2
Agim Ibraimi played the entire game for Maribor and had the first real chance of the game in the 18th minute, but he waited too long before his shot from a good position was blocked by an opposing defender. Ibraimi did play a part in the game winning goal for the visitors in the third minute of stoppage time in the 90th minute when his cross from the left was barely cleared by the Aluminij keeper, but the rebound opportunity fell perfectly to the on-charging Goran Cvijanovic to fire a powerful shot to the back of the net.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Domžale – Mura 1:1
Zeni Husmani started for Domžale in midfield and played until the 67th minute when he made way for Ivan Knezovic, while his teammate Dragan Chadikovski came off the bench in the 76th minute to replace Erik Janža. Husmani was also shown a yellow card in the 61st minute.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Steaua București – CSMS Iași 3:1
Daniel Georgievski was not among the 18 players called up by Steaua București. Georgievski, who has collected three yellow cards this season, was only one booking away from picking up a one game suspension so the Steaua București manager rested him for this game against a struggling side in CSMS Iași so Daniel is ready for next week’s in-city derby against Rapid București.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – Universitatea Cluj 1:2
Mirko Ivanovski started on the bench for Astra before he entered the game in the 58th minute replacing Alexandru Mățel. Ivanovski won a penalty for his team in the 88th minute when his shot struck the hand of an opposing defender, and forward Constantin Budescu converted the spot kick to reduce the deficit for Astra.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, CFR Cluj – Dinamo București 0:1
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo București as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Turnu Severin – Vaslui 2:0
Nderim Nedzipi began the game on the bench for Vaslui before he came on in the 70th minute to substitute fellow midfielder Raul Costin.
Israel, Ligat Winner, Maccabi Haifa – Ironi Kiryat Shmona 3:2
Darko Tasevski started for Ironi Kiryat Shmona and played until the 80th minute when he was replaced by David Solari.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Botev Plovdiv – Cherno More 3:1
Boban Grncharov played the entire game for Botev Plovdiv and came close to scoring in the 33rd minute but his effort went narrowly wide of the post.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Slavia – Pirin 2:0
Dragi Kocev was not called up by Pirin.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Partizan – Vojvodina 1:2
Aleksandar Lazevski played all 90 minutes for Partizan who suffered a narrow home loss against Vojvodina, their third straight league game without a win, to shrink its lead at the top of the table to just four points over second placed Crvena Zvezda.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Jagodina – Rad 3:0
Dragan Stojkov was not among the 18 players called up by Jagodina.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Ethnikos Achnas – Alki 1:1
Nikola Gligorov played from the start for Alki who took the initial lead in the opening half before conceding the equalizer in the 75th minute to settle for a draw.
Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Olympiakos Nicosia – Nea Salamis 0:0
Armend Alimi played all 90 minutes for Nea Salmis in a bore draw during the road encounter against Olympiakos Nicosia.
South Korea, K-League Classic, Suwon – Daegu 3:1
Stevica Ristic played the entire game for Suwon and scored the third and final goal for the home side in the 55th minute when he skillfully created some space against his marker before slotting a left footed shot to the upper left corner of the goal. Ristic also picked up a yellow card in the 58th minute.
Austria, tipp3 Bundesliga, Wiener Neustadt – Mattersburg 0:0
Ilcho Naumoski was an unused substitute for Mattersburg.
Austria, Erste Liga, Austria Lustenau – Lustenau 1:0
Filip Gachevski played from the start for Lustenau and conceded the lone goal of the match in the 17th minute.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Ratchaburi – Muangthong United 0:2
Mario Gjurovski played the entire game for Muangthong United and scored the opening goal of the game in the 20th minute with a shot from the edge of the area. Mario was also shown a yellow card after the goal for excessive celebration.
Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Go Ahead Eagles – MVV Maastricht 0:0
Antonio Stankov started at right-back for MVV Maastricht and played all 90 minutes in the goalless draw against Go Ahead Eagles.
Japan, J.League, Kashiwa – Nagoya 3:3
Nikola Jakimovski opened the game on the bench for Nagoya before he came on in the 67th minute to substitute Danilson. In the 71st minute, with Nagoya trailing 3:2, Jakimovski was in front of the Kashiwa keeper attempting to pounce on a low cross from close range when the ball took a fortunate bounce off of Nikola to reach Keiji Tamada who then fired a shot to the back of the net for the equalizer.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Neftçi – Qarabağ 1:2
Igor Mitreski started for Neftçi and played until the 44th minute when he received a straight red card for committing a foul near the edge of the area, while Muarem Muarem began the game on the bench for Qarabağ before he came on in the 67th minute to replace Cristián Torres.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Bakı – Inter Bakı 1:2
Edin Nuredinoski stayed on the bench for Bakı as the #2 keeper behind Kamran Agayev, while Slavcho Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Inter Bakı in defensive midfield.
Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Senica – Košice 0:0
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw away to Senica. Tofiloski made an important double save in the 77th minute when he first denied a shot from outside of the box, and then made an even bigger stop on the rebound opportunity from close range to salvage his side a point.
Kazakhstan, Premier League, Astana – Vostok 1:0
Filip Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Astana.
Kazakhstan, Premier League, Tobol – Akzhayik 1:1
Nikola Tonev got the start for Tobol and played until the 51st minute when an injury forced him to be substituted by Anatoli Bogdanov, while his teammate Mensur Kurtishi stayed on the bench as an unused substitute.
Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Slavija – Željezničar 1:2
Yani Urdinov made his league debut for Željezničar by getting the start and playing until the 70th minute when he was replaced by Elvir Čolic. Željezničar was down 1:0 at that point but then managed to score two unanswered goals, the game winner coming in stoppage time of the 90th minute.
Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Zrinjski – Zvijezda 1:2
Fahrudin Gjurgjevic was not among the 18 players called up by Zvijezda while his teammate Perica Stancheski played all 90 minutes and also picked up a yellow card in the 33rd minute.
Greece, Football League, Iraklis – Kalloni 0:1
Hristijan Kirovski played all 90 minutes for Iraklis and had his best chance in the 78th minute when his header was just saved by the outstretched arms of the opposing keeper.
Armenia, Premier League, Impuls – Banants 1:0
Filip Timov played the entire game for Impuls and also collected a yellow card in the 82nd minute.
Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Egri – MTK Budapest 0:3
Jasmin Mecinovic did not play for Egri due to a red card suspension.
Denmark, 1. Division, Viborg – Brønshøj 1:0
Aleksandar Stankov played from the start for Viborg who scored the lone goal through striker Thomas Dalgaard to stay within two points of the top ranked team in the second division.
Georgia, Umaglesi Liga, Dinamo Tbilisi – Chikhura 3:0
Darko Glishic played all 90 minutes for Dinamo Tbilisi in the comfortable home victory over Chikhura.