Agim Ibraimi converted a penalty for Cagliari, Adis Jahovikj notched a late goal to help Vorskla down Shakhtar Donetsk, Aleksandar Trajkovski and Stefan Ristovski grabbed one goal apiece for their respective teams, Dushan Savikj added two goals for Kaisar, while Muarem Muarem, Krste Velkoski, Ezgjan Alioski and Antonio Stankov also netted goals this weekend.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Lazio 4:2
Goran Pandev started in attacking midfield for Napoli and played the entire game in the home triumph over Lazio. Napoli got a hat-trick from Gonzalo Higuaín to hold off Lazio and collect three points.
Italy, Serie A, Sassuolo – Cagliari 1:1
Agim Ibraimi played all 90 minutes for Cagliari and scored the lone goal for his team in the 49th minute when he converted a penalty. Cagliari played its first game under new manager Ivo Pulga.
Italy, Serie B, Latina – Novara 4:1
Stefan Ristovski started for Latina and played until the 85th minute when he was substituted by Juri Cisotti. Ristovski scored the second goal for Latina in the 70th minute with a right footed shot from just inside of the area.
Germany, 1.Bundesliga, Mainz – Werder Bremen 3:0
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the comfortable home victory over Werder Bremen.
England, Barclays Premier League, West Brom – Tottenham 3:3
Goran Popov continues to be left out of the matchday squad by West Brom.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League (Europa League Play-off Group A), Gent – Waasland-Beveren 2:1
Ivan Trichkovski played all 90 minutes for Waasland-Beveren and had his best chance of the game in the 44th minute when his shot went just wide of the goal.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League (Europa League Play-off Group B), Kortrijk – Mechelen 4:1
Tome Pachovski stayed on the bench for Mechelen as the #2 keeper behind Wouter Biebauw, while his teammate Aleksandar Trajkovski got the start in attack and played until the 85th minute when he made way for Benjamin Mokulu. Trajkovski scored the only goal for Mechelen in the 70th minute with a volley from inside the area after a cross from the right.
Belgium, Jupiler Pro League (Relegation Play-off), OH Leuven – Mons 2:0
Jovan Kostovski was an unused substitute for OH Leuven. Meanwhile, Mons, the club managed by Chedomir Janevski, was relegated to the second division with this loss to OH Leuven.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Illichivets – Volyn 1:0
Vanche Shikov was not among the 18 players called up by Volyn.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Metalist – Tavriya 1:0
Boban Grncharov played all 90 minutes for Tavriya in the slim road defeat against Metalist. Grncharov also received a yellow card in the 89th minute.
Ukraine, Premyer-Liha, Vorskla – Shakhtar Donetsk 1:0
Adis Jahovikj started at CF for Vorskla and played until the 88th minute when he was replaced by Oleksandr Sklyar. Jahovikj brought Vorskla the win in the 84th minute when he notched the lone goal. His first attempt with a header was saved, but Adis reacted quickly to score on the rebound from close range.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Steaua București – Vaslui 0:1
Neither Daniel Georgievski nor Martin Bogatinov were included in the matchday squad by Steaua București.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – Concordia 1:0
Mirko Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Astra.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Ceahlăul – Dinamo București 0:1
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo București as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean.
Romania, Liga II, CS Universitatea Craiova – Mioveni 2:0
Tome Kitanovski played all 90 minutes for CS Universitatea Craiova and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the home victory over Mioveni.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Luzern – St. Gallen 1:0
Muhamed Demiri was an unused substitute for St. Gallen.
Switzerland, Challenge League, Schaffhausen – Servette 3:0
Ezgjan Alioski played the entire game for Schaffhausen and scored the third and final goal in the 86th minute to put away Servette.
Norway, Tippeligaen, Sandnes Ulf – Brann 1:1
Daniel Mojsov was not included in the Brann squad to an injury. The injury is not believed to be serious, but it did keep Mojsov from making the trip to Sandnes Ulf.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Wisła Kraków – Podbeskidzie 0:1
Ostoja Stjepanovikj was not eligible to play for Wisła Kraków due to a yellow cards suspension. With the loss, Wisła Kraków concluded the regular season with seven consecutive winless games (5 losses, 2 draws).
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Pogoń Szczecin – Widzew Łódź 1:0
Yani Urdinov remained sidelined with an injury for Widzew Łódź.
Poland, I Liga, GKS Bełchatów – Termalica Nieciecza 1:1
Hristijan Kirovski played all 90 minutes for GKS Bełchatów in the home draw against Termalica Nieciecza.
Denmark, Superliga, Aalborg – Brøndby 2:0
Ferhan Hasani remains sidelined with a tricky knee injury for Brøndby.
Denmark, Superliga, Randers – Viborg 3:1
Aleksandar Stankov started in attack for Viborg and played the opening 45 minutes before he was replaced at the start of the 2nd half by Lucas Jensen.
Spain, Segunda Division, Real Jaén – Barcelona B 0:3
David Babunski was an unused substitute for Barcelona B.
Austria, tipp3 Bundesliga, Red Bull Salzburg – Sturm Graz 1:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the entire game for Sturm Graz who collected a come from behind victory to defeat Red Bull Salzburg, a club that has already clinched the Austrian league title this season. Todorovski had a good chance in the 60th minute after a mistake by the opposing keeper, but Aleksandar sent his effort just over the goal.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Vojvodina – Rad 0:1
Aleksandar Lazevski played all 90 minutes for Rad who scored the lone goal of the game early in the 2nd half to narrowly edge Vojvodina. The three points were much needed for Rad, currently battling to avoid relegation.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Napredak – Novi Pazar 2:1
Stefan Ashkovski started at left-back for Napredak and played all 90 minutes in the slim home victory over Novi Pazar.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, OFK Beograd – Sloboda Užice 1:0
Darko Micevski was an unused substitute for OFK Beograd.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Jagodina – Radnički Niš 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski opened on the bench for Jagodina before he was brought on in the 71st minute to replace Milos Lepović. Jagodina scored two goals after the 85th minute to down Radnički Niš.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Voždovac – Radnički Kragujevac 5:0
Dragan Chadikovski began the game on the bench for Radnički Kragujevac before he was introduced at the start of the 2nd half to take the place of Marko Adamović.
Slovakia, Corgoň Liga, Spartak Trnava – Košice 1:0
Darko Tofiloski stayed on the bench for Košice as the #2 keeper behind Matúš Ružinský. After the game, we asked Tofiloski why he didn’t play and Darko told us that the club’s manager decided to rest him and several other players since Košice has an important domestic cup game early next week.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Bakı – Khazar Lankaran 2:2
Dejan Blazhevski started on the wing for Khazar Lankaran and played until the 78th minute when he was replaced by Mbilla Etame, while his teammate Nikola Gligorov played all 90 minutes in defensive midfield.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Qarabağ – Ravan 5:1
Muarem Muarem got the start for Qarabağ and played until the 70th minute when he was substituted by Nikoloz Gelashvili. Muarem scored the second goal for Qarabağ in the 62nd minute on an effort from close range. On that goal, Muarem then went down for a brief moment after he hit the left goal post as he lunged to send his effort past the opposing keeper. He returned to play 8 more minutes before he was taken out by Qarabağ.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Inter Bakı – Neftçi 2:1
Igor Mitreski played the entire game in center defense for Neftçi, while Slavcho Georgievski came off the bench for Inter Bakı in the 55th minute to replace Lasha Salukvadze. Georgievski also received a yellow card in the 78th minute.
Cyprus, First Division Championship (Championship Group), Ermis – Apollon 0:4
Armend Alimi played all 90 minutes for Ermis in the heavy home defeat against Apollon.
Cyprus, First Division Championship (Relegation Group), Aris Limassol – Doxa 3:1
Filip Timov played the whole match for Aris Limassol who came back from a goal down to then score three unanswered goals on their way to clinching three points.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, Go Ahead Eagles – Heerenveen 0:2
Samir Fazli was not among the 18 players called up by Heerenveen.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, RKC Waalwijk – Zwolle 1:1
Denis Mahmudov remained out with an injury for Zwolle.
Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Emmen – MVV Maastricht 1:3
Antonio Stankov played the entire game for MVV Maastricht and scored the third and final goal for the visitors in the 74th minute.
Bulgaria, A Group (Relegation Group), Pirin – Slavia 0:2
Kire Ristevski played from the start for Slavia and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the win over Pirin.
Bulgaria, A Group (Relegation Group), Neftochimic – Beroe 1:0
Stefan Spirovski played the opening 45 minutes for Beroe before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Samir Ayass. Spirovski attempted a shot from a free kick in the 32nd minute that was saved by the opposing keeper.
South Korea, K League Classic, Jeonnam – Busan 2:1
Stevica Ristikj played all 90 minutes for Jeonnam whose two goals in the opening 22 minutes was enough to edge Busan.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Zvijezda 3:0
Krste Velkoski played the entire game for Sarajevo and recorded a goal and an assist, while Vlade Lazarevski did not feature for Zvijezda. The goal by Velkoski came moments before halftime with a right footed shot from inside the area, while his assist came in the 63rd minute when he found Dario Purić who did the rest with a good finish past the visiting keeper.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Mjällby – Djurgården 0:2
Daniel Ivanovski was an unused substitute for Mjällby.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Helsingborg – Häcken 4:2
Leonard Zuta got the start at left-back for Häcken and played until the 24th minute when he was sent off with a red card. The reason for the dismissal was a dangerous play as Zuta’s left foot contacted the head of an opposing player. The referee first took out a yellow card, but then changed his mind and showed Zuta a direct red card.
Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Slutsk 1:0
Predrag Rangjelovikj was an unused substitute for Minsk.
Kazakhstan, Premyer Ligasi, Kaisar – Irtysh 4:2
Dushan Savikj started in attack for Kaisar and played until the 80th minute when he was replaced by Miljan Jablan. Savikj scored the first and forth goal for Kaisar in the 20th and 66th minute, respectively. His first goal came on a converted penalty kick, while his second goal came on a right footed shot from just inside the area.
Kazakhstan, Premyer Ligasi, Astana – Tobol 1:0
Nikola Tonev played all 90 minutes for Tobol who came on the losing end after conceding a penalty kick goal in the 80th minute.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Baník Ostrava – Slovácko 0:1
Veliche Shumulikoski played the entire game for Slovácko who scored the lone goal late in the 90th minute to snatch all three points. Shumulikoski had an attempt on goal in the 65th minute that was saved by the Baník Ostrava keeper.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Příbram – Slovan Liberec 3:1
Zoran Danoski started on the bench for Příbram before he was introduced at the start of the 2nd half to take the spot of Martin Zeman. Danoski was very active and contributed on both goals for Příbram in the 2nd half. In the 52nd minute, Zoran was fouled inside the area and won a penalty which was converted by Jakub Řezníček, while in the 74th minute he sent a pass that came off the leg of a visiting player before the ball reached Tomáš Krbeček who slotted a shot to the back of the net.
Georgia, Umaglesi Liga, Dinamo Tbilisi – Sioni Bolnisi 0:1
Darko Glishikj was an unused substitute for Dinamo Tbilisi.
Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Olimpija – Domžale 0:0
Zeni Husmani opened on the bench for Domžale before he made a late appearance in the 89th minute to replace fellow midfielder Rudi Požeg Vancaš.
Greece, Football League Play-offs, Kerkyra – Chania 2:0
Zoran Baldovaliev played the entire game for Kerkyra and provided the assist on the second goal in the 47th minute. Zoran was also shown a yellow card in the 76th minute.
Croatia, 2.HNL, Inter Zaprešić – Gorica 0:1
Ilija Nestorovski played all 90 minutes for Inter Zaprešić in the narrow home defeat against Gorica. Nestorovski also picked up a yellow card in the 75th minute.