Marko Pavlovski (#10) celebrates his goal; photo:

Macedonian internationals performances

Marko Pavlovski (#10) celebrates his goal; photo: novosti.rsMarko Pavlovski scored directly from a free kick for OFK Beograd, Ilcho Naumoski and Mattersburg were relegated to the Austrian second division, while Mensur Kurtishi added a late game winning goal for Tobol.

Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Karpaty – Metalist 1:1
Martin Bogatinov was not included in the Karpaty squad due to an injury.

Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Dynamo Kyiv – Metalurh Zaporizhya 3:0
Besart Ibraimi was an unused substitute for Metalurh Zaporizhya.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Sion – Thun 0:1
Muhamed Demiri remains out with an injury for Thun.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Young Boys – Zürich 2:4
Adis Jahovic opened the game on the bench for Zürich before he was introduced in the 82nd minute to take the place of Amine Chermiti.

Slovenia, 1. SNL, Maribor – Aluminij 2:2
Agim Ibraimi was not included in the Maribor squad as he and several other key players were rested so they are fully ready for Wednesday’s Slovenian Cup final against Celje.

Slovenia, 1. SNL, Mura – Domžale 0:1
Zeni Husmani was not among the 18 players called up by Domžale, while his teammate Dragan Chadikovski played all 90 minutes in attack.  Domžale finished in 3rd place on the standings after 36 rounds, thus securing a place in the Europa League qualifications for the 2013-14 season.

Slovenia, 1. SNL, Celje – Koper 2:2
Lutfi Bilali was an unused substitute for Celje.

Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Turnu Severin – Steaua București 1:1
Daniel Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Steaua București who scored the equalizing goal in the final minute to snatch a point in the road encounter against Turnu Severin.

Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – CFR Cluj 3:3
Mirko Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Astra.

Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Dinamo București – Viitorul 2:3
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo București as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean, while Boban Nikolov got the start for Viitorul and played until the 72nd minute when he was substituted by Mihai Onicaș.  On the first Viitorul goal in the 11th minute, Nikolov’s shot from around 20 meters was saved by the Dinamo keeper but the rebound reached Alin Cârstocea who then quickly found teammate Alexandru Lazăr to score from close range.

Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Vaslui – Oțelul Galați 1:0
Nderim Nedjipi was an unused substitute for Vaslui.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Partizan – Spartak Subotica 5:0
Neither Aleksandar Lazevski nor Stefan Ashkovski were included in the 18 player squad by Partizan.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, OFK Beograd – Borča 1:1
Marko Pavlovski played the entire game for OFK Beograd and scored the lone goal for his team in the 32nd minute directly from a free kick.  The 19-year-old Pavlovski was summoned by manager Chedomir Janevski to the Macedonian national team for the upcoming two friendlies in June.  Marko closed the season in form as he scored a goal apiece in the final two games of the campaign.

Video of the goal by Pavlovski (at 1:25):

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Jagodina – Donji Srem 2:0
Dragan Stojkov began on the bench for Jagodina before he was introduced in the 71st minute to substitute Goran Gogic.

Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Slovácko – Baník Ostrava 2:0
Veliche Shumulikoski played all 90 minutes for Slovácko who scored a goal in each half to collect a win in the second to final game of the Czech season.

South Korea, K-League Classic, Chunnam – Suwon 1:0
Stevica Ristic started the game on the bench for Suwon before he came on in the 49th minute to replace fellow striker Dzenan Radoncic.

Austria, tipp3 Bundesliga, Mattersburg – Admira 0:1
Ilcho Naumoski started for Mattersburg in attack and played until the 61st minute when he was substituted by Ingo Klemen.  Naumoski had a good opportunity in the 44th minute but his indecisiveness proved costly and the Admira keeper pounced to clear the danger.  Ilcho also picked up a yellow card in the 39th minute.  Admira scored the lone goal in the 72nd minute and based on the other results of the 36th and final round, Mattersburg was relegated to the Austrian second division.

Austria, Erste Liga, Horn – Lustenau 4:0
Filip Gachevski played from the start for Lustenau and conceded four goals in the heavy road defeat against Horn.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Muangthong United – Samut Songkhram 2:1
Mario Gjurovski opened the game on the bench for Muangthong United before he was introduced in the 60th minute to substitute Pak Nam-Chol.  Gjurovski, who was supposed to be suspended due to a red card in the previous game, won an appeal with the Thai football federation which allowed him to partake in the match.

Japan, J.League, Cerezo Osaka – Nagoya 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski started on the bench for Nagoya before he entered the game in the 58th minute replacing Teruki Tanaka.

Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Široki Brijeg – Željezničar 4:1
Yani Urdinov got the start Željezničar at left-back and played until the 33rd minute when an injury forced him to be substituted by Samir Bekric.

Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Košice – Žilina 2:2
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and conceded two goals in the 2nd and 90th minute.  This was the final round in the Slovak season and Košice finished in 5th place on the table with 47 points.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Astana – Ordabasy 0:1
Filip Ivanovski began the game on the bench for Astana before he made a late substitute appearance in the 85th minute to take the place of Foxi Kéthévoama.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Taraz – Tobol 1:2
Nikola Tonev played all 90 minutes for Tobol in defense, while his teammate Mensur Kurtishi came off the bench in the 70th minute to substitute Yussuf Saleh.  Kurtishi scored the game winning goal in the third minute of stoppage time in the 90th minute to help Tobol collect all three points.

Kurtishi’s goal (at 0:59)

Greece, Football League, Iraklis – Panetolikos 0:2
Hristijan Kirovski was not included in the Iraklis squad due to a yellow cards suspension.  Iraklis closed the season with two consecutive league defeats so they will now settle for a place in the promotion play-offs as opposed to winning automatic promotion to the top division.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Honvéd – Egri 3:0
Jasmin Mecinovic played the entire game for Egri at center back and also received a yellow card in the 14th minute.

Bulgaria, A PFG, Pirin – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2:1
Dragi Kocev started for Pirin in midfield and played until the 58th minute when he made way for Albin Hodza.

Note: Volyn (the team of Vanche Shikov and Dushan Savic) and Botev Plovdiv (the team of Boban Grncharov) were awarded automatic 3:0 victories this weekend after their opponents did not take part in the games due to financial difficulties.

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