Stevica Ristikj netted his first goal for Jeonnam, Krste Velkoski added another goal for Sarajevo, Aco Stojkov notched a late goal for Botoșani, Aleksandar Stankov and Muarem Muarem provided one assist apiece for their respective teams, Filip Timov amassed a goal and an assist for Aris Limassol, while Zeni Husmani scored on a great strike from distance by Domžale.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Fiorentina 0:1
Goran Pandev started on the bench for Napoli before he made a late appearance in the 85th minute to substitute Dries Mertens. It was still goalless at that point, but Fiorentina did take home all three points by scoring the game winner in the 87th minute.
Italy, Serie A, Bologna – Cagliari 1:0
Agim Ibraimi opened the game on the bench for Cagliari before he was introduced in the 80th minute to take the place of defender Gabriele Perico. Cagliari had just conceded the lone goal in the 78th minute, so the manager threw on an extra attacker by sacrificing a defender.
Italy, Serie B, Modena – Latina 4:0
Stefan Ristovski started for Latina and played until the 77th minute when he was replaced by Karim Laribi. Modena scored two goals apiece before and after Stefan’s substitution to dismantle Latina.
Germany, 1.Bundesliga, Mainz – Bayern München 0:2
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz who battled hard against Bayern, but eventually the visiting team’s class proved too much and they added two late goals after the 82nd minute to collect three more points.
England, Barclays Premier League, Hull City – West Brom 2:0
Goran Popov was not included in the matchday squad by West Brom.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Volyn – Vorskla 0:0
Vanche Shikov was not included in the matchday squad by Volyn, while Adis Jahovikj played the whole match for Vorskla in attack. After the game, the Volyn caretaker manager, who is currently in charge since the regular manager recently underwent heart surgery, said that Shikov has a thigh injury.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Chornomorets – Tavriya 0:0
Boban Grncharov played all 90 minutes for Tavriya and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw against Chornomorets.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Săgeata Năvodari – Steaua București 1:2
Both Daniel Georgievski and Martin Bogatinov remained on the bench for Steaua București as unused substitutes. Bogatinov, who has been serving as the third keeper, was the backup for this game since Steaua’s starter Ciprian Tătăruşanu was out with a yellow cards suspension. So, the #2 keeper Florin Niță started for Steaua, while Bogatinov found himself on the bench.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – Oțelul Galați 1:1
Mirko Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Astra.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Dinamo București – Pandurii 2:3
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo București as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Botoșani – Viitorul 3:1
Aco Stojkov played the entire game for Botoșani and scored the final goal for his team in the 89th minute when he made one move to get past his marker before firing a shot to the back of the net. Meanwhile, for Viitorul, Boban Nikolov is just coming back from an injury so he was not included in the matchday squad.
Romania, Liga II, CS Universitatea Craiova – Minerul Motru 6:0
Tome Kitanovski was an unused substitute for CS Universitatea Craiova.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, St. Gallen – Thun 1:0
Muhamed Demiri started in defensive midfield for St. Gallen and played all 90 minutes in the narrow home victory over his former club Thun.
Switzerland, Challenge League, Schaffhausen – Lugano 0:1
Ezgjan Alioski played the whole match for Schaffhausen and also received a yellow card in the 38th minute, while his teammate Deni Krleski also got the start and played until the 56th minute when he made way for Faruk Gül.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Wisła Kraków – Zawisza 0:1
Ostoja Stjepanovikj played the entire game for Wisła Kraków who suffered a disappointing home loss to Zawisza by conceding the lone goal in the 68th minute.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Widzew Łódź – Zagłębie Lubin 0:0
Yani Urdinov played all 90 minutes for Widzew Łódź and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw against Zagłębie Lubin. Urdinov had one chance in the 20th minute, but he sent his shot over the goal.
Poland, I Liga, GKS Katowice – GKS Bełchatów 2:2
Hristijan Kirovski suffered an injury in warm-ups for GKS Bełchatów, so he was pulled from the starting lineup and did not feature in the road draw against GKS Katowice.
Denmark, Superliga, Brøndby – Odense 1:2
Ferhan Hasani returned from his injury for Brøndby by getting the start on the wing and playing until the 62nd minute when he was replaced by Quincy Antipas.
Denmark, Superliga, Vestsjælland – Viborg 0:1
Aleksandar Stankov played the entire game for Viborg and provided the assist on the lone goal which came in the opening minute. Stankov found Kevin Mensah who did the rest with a great first touch before he slotted a shot past the opposing keeper. Stankov, meanwhile, had two good chances to score a goal himself in the 13th and 44th minute, but both of his shots were well saved by the Vestsjælland keeper.
Spain, Segunda Division, Barcelona B – Alavés 2:1
David Babunski was an unused substitute for Barcelona B.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Bangkok Glass – Buriram United 3:0
Darko Tasevski played all 90 minutes for Bangkok Glass in the comfortable home victory over Buriram United.
Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Songkhla United – Muangthong United 0:4
Mario Gjurovski was given a rest by Muangthong United and did not feature in his team’s convincing road victory over Songkhla United.
Austria, tipp3 Bundesliga, Sturm Graz – Wacker Innsbruck 3:1
Aleksandar Todorovski played from the start for Sturm Graz and also received a yellow card in the 16th minute. All four combined goals were scored in the 2nd half with Sturm Graz notching three of them to defeat the bottom placed team on the standings.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Radnički 1923 – Rad 2:1
Aleksandar Lazevski started at left-back for Rad and played all 90 minutes, while Dragan Chadikovski made a late substitute appearance in the 90th minute for Radnički 1923 when he took the place of Darko Spalević.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Voždovac – Napredak 3:1
Stefan Ashkovski played the entire game for Napredak who squandered a 0:1 halftime advantage by then conceding three goals in the 2nd half to Voždovac.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Radnički Niš – OFK Beograd 2:1
Darko Micevski played all 90 minutes for OFK Beograd who allowed both goals by Radnički Niš in the opening 15 minutes before getting one back in the 25th minute directly from a free kick by Aleksandar Čavrić.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Spartak Subotica – Jagodina 1:1
Nikola Jakimovski was an unused substitute for Jagodina.
Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Košice – Zlaté Moravce 0:0
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and kept another clean sheet in the goalless draw against Zlaté Moravce. Tofiloski has still not conceded a goal in the second half of the season in Slovakia, a streak spanning four games.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Khazar Lankaran – Simurq 1:3
Dejan Blazhevski started in attack for Khazar Lankaran and played until the 66th minute when he was substituted by Elias Ribeiro, while his teammate Nikola Gligorov stayed on the bench as an unused substitute.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Qarabağ – Sumgayit 3:0
Muarem Muarem opened the game on the bench for Qarabağ before he was introduced in the 64th minute to replace Leroy George. Qarabağ scored all three goals after the 70th minute, Muarem providing the assist on the third goal in the 76th minute when he made the last pass to set up goalscorer Richard Almeida.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Ravan – Neftçi 0:1
Igor Mitreski was an unused substitute for Neftçi.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Gabala – Inter Bakı 1:4
Slavcho Georgievski spent the full match on Inter Bakı’s bench as an unused substitute.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, AZAL – Bakı 1:2
Edin Nuredinoski stayed on the bench for Bakı as the #2 keeper behind Aqil Mammadov.
Cyprus, First Division Championship (Championship Group), Ermis – APOEL 1:2
Armend Alimi was an unused substitute for Ermis.
Cyprus, First Division Championship (Relegation Group), Aris Limassol – AEK Larnaca 3:1
Filip Timov got the start for Aris Limassol and played until the 76th minute when he made way for Menelaos Aristeidou. Timov made a big contribution in the win by amassing a goal and an assist. In the 34th minute, Filip dispossessed the ball from his marker near the middle of the field and then made a long run before sending in a low cross that was tapped in from close range by Christer Youssef. Meanwhile, in the 42nd minute, Timov got on the scoresheet himself with an effort from inside the area.
Sweden, Svenska Cupen, Elfsborg – Häcken 1:0
Leonard Zuta played all 90 minutes for Häcken who was eliminated from the Swedish Cup with the slim home loss against Elfsborg.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, Heerenveen – N.E.C. 2:2
Samir Fazli was an unused substitute for Heerenveen.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, AZ Alkmaar – Zwolle 2:1
Denis Mahmudov started in attack for Zwolle and played until the 73rd minute when he was substituted by Giovanni Hiwat.
Bulgaria, A Group, Beroe – Slavia 1:0
Kire Ristevski played the entire game for Slavia in center defense, while Stefan Spirovski opened on the bench for Beroe before he was introduced in the 72nd minute to replace the injured Georgi Kostadinov. On the lone goal be Beroe in the 48th minute, Ristevski was out-jumped in a duel before his marker Elias Silva fired a shot past the Slavia keeper.
Bulgaria, A Group, Pirin – Chernomorets 1:2
Aleksandar Damchevski started at left CB for Chernomorets and played all 90 minutes in the come from behind victory over Pirin. Chernomorets scored two goals in the 67th and 70th minute to cancel Pirin’s opener in the 38th minute.
South Korea, K League Classic, Gyeongnam – Jeonnam 2:3
Stevica Ristikj played the entire game for Jeonnam and scored the second goal for the visitors in the 44th minute with a diving header following a corner kick from the right.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Velež 2:1
Krste Velkoski plated the whole match for Sarejevo and scored the opening goal in the 18th minute with a precise header following a cross from the right. Then, on the second Sarajevo goal in the 75th minute, Velkoski made the last pass before Milos Stojčev sent an effort past the visiting keeper.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Zvijezda – Olimpic 0:2
Vlade Lazarevski played all 90 minutes for Zvijezda who conceded a goal in each half on their way to a home defeat against Olimpic.
Belarus, Kubak Belarusi, Minsk – Gorodeya 3:1
Predrag Rangjelovikj played the entire game for Minsk who advanced to the semi-finals of the Belarusian Cup with the triumph over Gorodeya.
Kazakhstan, Premyer Ligasi, Kaisar – Taraz 0:0
Dushan Savikj started in attack for Kaisar and played all 90 minutes in the scoreless draw against Taraz.
Kazakhstan, Premyer Ligasi, Atyrau – Tobol 0:0
Nikola Tonev played from the start for Tobol and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the goalless road draw against Atyrau.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Slovácko – Zbrojovka Brno 5:0
Veliche Shumulikoski played all 90 minutes for Slovácko in the comfortable home victory over Zbrojovka Brno.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Dukla Praha – Příbram 1:1
Zoran Danoski started on the bench for Příbram before he entered the game in the 79th minute replacing midfielder Masan Aziz.
Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Zavrč 3:0
Zeni Husmani played the entire game for Domžale and scored the second goal for his team in the 73rd minute with a great right footed strike from around 25-30 meters to the upper left corner.
Greece, Football League, Episkopi – Paniliakos 1:0
Marjan Altiparmakovski played from the start for Paniliakos who conceded the lone goal early in the 5th minute to suffer the narrow road loss against Episkopi.
Greece, Football League, Ethnikos Gazoros – Kerkyra 1:2
Zoran Baldovaliev played the whole match for Kerkyra and scored what proved to be the game winner in the 16th minute. Kerkyra then added a second goal two minutes later, while Ethnikos Gazoros pulled one back in the 74th minute. For the losing side, Ivan Nastevski played the opening 45 minutes before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Georgios Papavasiliou.
Croatia, 2.HNL, Inter Zaprešić – Lučko 2:2
Ilija Nestorovski played all 90 minutes for Inter Zaprešić and scored the opening goal of the game in the 33rd minute via a converted penalty kick.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Tirana 1:1
Both Nderim Nedzipi and Mevlan Murati played the entire game for Partizani, while their teammate Ertan Demiri came off the bench in the 74th minute to replace Labinot Ibrahimi. Nedzipi scored the only goal for Partizani deep into stoppage time of the 90th minute to salvage a point for the home side.
Video of the goal by Nedzipi (at 1:10):