Macedonian internationals performances

Ademi wearing the captain's armbandBoth Agim Ibraimi and Ivan Trichkovski recorded one assist for their respective teams, Jovan Kostovski notched a late goal for OH Leuven, Arijan Ademi wore the captain’s armband for Dinamo Zagreb, while Stefan Ristovski picked up another start for Parma.

Germany, Bundesliga, Schalke 04 – Mainz 4:1
Nikolche Noveski was an unused substitute for Mainz.

Germany, Bundesliga, Augsburg – Hamburg 3:1
Valmir Nafiu was not among the 18 players called up by Hamburg.

Turkey, Spor Toto Süper Lig, Gaziantepspor – Galatasaray 0:1
Goran Pandev was not included in the matchday squad by Galatasaray.

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Parma 2:1
Stefan Ristovski started at right wing-back for Parma and played until the 78th minute when he was substituted by Andrea Rispoli. Ristovski was involved in two scoring opportunities, but neither resulted in a goal. In the 15th minute, Stefan sent in a good cross that was headed over by Raffaele Palladino. Then, in the 23rd minute, Ristovski had a good chance to get his first Serie A goal after he received a nice pass from Antonio Cassano, but Stefan hesitated for a moment and his shot was eventually saved by the Palermo keeper. Parma still sits in last place after 13 rounds in the Italian league.

Ristovski and teammates celebrate Parma's goal

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Mechelen – Oostende 0:0
Tome Pachovski stayed on the bench for Mechelen as the #2 keeper behind Wouter Biebauw.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Zulte Waregem – Gent 2:1
Aleksandar Trajkovski began on the bench for Zulte Waregem before he was introduced in the 73rd minute to take the spot of Ólafur Ingi Skúlason. The game was tied 1:1 at that point, but the home side did grab the winner in the 81st minute.

Trajkovski gets ready to enter the game

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Lierse – Lokeren 1:1
Besart Abdurahimi returned from his minor injury for Lokeren by coming off the bench in the 80th minute to replace Jordan Remacle. Abdurahimi did create one quick chance, but his shot managed to go over the goal.

Abdurahimi chats with a Lierse player after the whistle

Belgium, Proximus League, OH Leuven – Racing Mechelen 3:0
Jovan Kostovski played all 90 minutes for OH Leuven and scored the final goal for his team in the 90th minute.

Kostovski is shown during the game

Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, Ried – Austria Wien 1:1
Vanche Shikov played the entire game for Austria Wien who will be disappointed with the result after they conceded the equalizer deep into stoppage time of the 90th minute.

Shikov reacts after Ried's late goal

Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, Admira – Sturm Graz 0:2
Aleksandar Todorovski was an unused substitute for Sturm Graz.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Maribor – Rudar 3:2
Agim Ibraimi opened on the bench for Maribor before he was introduced in the 70th minute to replace Damjan Bohar. One minute after coming on, Agim picked up an assist when his cross was headed home by Marcos Tavares.

Video of Agim’s assist (at 2:52):

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Dinamo Zagreb 0:4
Arijan Ademi played the complete match for Dinamo Zagreb in the comfortable road victory over Istra 1961. Ademi served as the captain for his team.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Melbourne Victory – Adelaide United 3:2
Daniel Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Melbourne Victory in a match where all five goals were scored in the opening half. On social media, Melbourne Victory fans were critical of Georgievski’s performance in the 1st half, where he struggled marking Awer Mabil, but he did improve after the halftime break. Daniel’s team remains undefeated in league play as they have collected five wins and three draws from their opening eight rounds in Australia.

Georgievski runs during the game

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Young Boys – St. Gallen 4:2
Muhamed Demiri was an unused substitute for St. Gallen.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Schaffhausen – Lugano 0:0
Ezgjan Alioski played the entire game for Schaffhausen and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the home draw versus Lugano.

Alioski makes a sliding attempt

Switzerland, Challenge League, Wil – Servette 1:0
Samir Fazli started in attack for Wil and played until the 58th minute when he made way for Ivan Audino. Wil scored the only goal in the 77th minute to collect the narrow win.

Romania, Liga I, Rapid București – CFR Cluj 0:0
Mirko Ivanovski played all 90 minutes for CFR Cluj in the goalless draw against Rapid București. Ivanovski was mostly quiet as the one point was enough to keep CFR Cluj in second place on the standings.

Ivanovski looks to get past his marker

Romania, Liga I, Brașov – Viitorul 1:3
Boban Nikolov was not among the 18 players called up by Viitorul.

Romania, Liga I, Concordia – Gaz Metan Mediaș 2:0
Hristijan Dragarski was an unused substitute for Concordia, while his teammate Filip Timov did not make the matchday squad.

Denmark, Superliga, Nordsjælland – Brøndby 2:0
Ferhan Hasani continues to be sidelined with an injury for Brøndby.

Netherlands, Eredivisie, NAC Breda – Utrecht 1:5
Aleksandar Damchevski opened on the bench for NAC Breda before he was introduced in the 23rd minute to take the place of the injured Jesse van Bezooijen. NAC Breda was trailing 0:1 at that point, and Utrecht would then score four more goals to take home all three points. Reading comments on Facebook and Twitter, NAC Breda fans were not kind to Damchevski. It seems the fans have already given up on Damchevski and want their club to sign a new defender during the winter transfer window.

Damchevski is involved in a jumping duel

Netherlands, Eredivisie, Twente – Groningen 1:2
Hristijan Denkovski was an unused substitute for Groningen.

United Arab Emirates, Arabian Gulf League, Al-Ain – Al-Nasr 1:1
Ivan Trichkovski started in attack for Al-Nasr and played until the 82nd minute when he was replaced by Fahad Hadeed. Trichkovski provided the lone assist for Al-Nasr in the 50th minute when his shot on goal was intercepted and headed home by Tariq Ahmed.

The assist by Trichkovski (at start of video):

Spain, Liga BBVA, Sevilla – Granada 5:1
Stole Dimitrievski was not included in the Granada squad as he played for the “B” team on Saturday.

Spain, Liga Adelante, Barcelona B – Albacete 1:2
David Babunski was not summoned in the Barcelona B squad for this home encounter against Albacete.

Bulgaria, A Group, Levski – Litex Lovech 2:2
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Levski as the #2 keeper behind Plamen Iliev.

Bulgaria, A Group, Haskovo – Beroe 1:0
Stefan Spirovski was an unused substitute for Beroe.

Bulgaria, A Group, Slavia – Botev Plovdiv 3:0
Kire Ristevski opened on the bench for Slavia before he was introduced in the 70th minute to replace Tsvetomir Panov, while his teammate Dushan Savikj played all 90 minutes in attack.

Savikj is shown during the game

France, Ligue 1, Rennes – Monaco 2:0
Gjoko Zajkov was not among the 18 players called up by Rennes. Instead, he once again played for the reserve team this weekend.

Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Piast Gliwice – Wisła Kraków 0:0
Ostoja Stjepanovikj remains sidelined for Wisła Kraków with a torn ACL in his right knee.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Crvena Zvezda – OFK Beograd 2:1
Daniel Avramovski missed another game for Crvena Zvezda due to an injury, while Darko Micevski was not summoned in the matchday squad by OFK Beograd.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Borac Čačak – Voždovac 0:0
Tome Kitanovski started at right-back for Voždovac and played until the 50th minute when he was substituted by Danijel Stojković.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ermis – Ethnikos Achnas 2:1
Martin Bogatinov played from the start for Ermis and conceded one goal in the 79th minute, while his teammate Besart Ibraimi also got the start and played until the 72nd minute when he was replaced by Douglas Packer. Ibraimi missed a penalty in the 14th minute when his weak effort was saved by the keeper. As for the goal that Bogatinov conceded, he initially made a great diving save to deny a header, but another visiting player scored on the rebound from close range.

Besart’s missed penalty (at 0:31):

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ayia Napa – Nea Salamis 1:1
Bojan Markoski played all 90 minutes for Ayia Napa in the home draw against Nea Salamis.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Košice – Ružomberok 2:1
Darko Tofiloski played the entire game for Košice and conceded one goal in the 13th minute. Despite the win, Košice’s manager Radoslav Látal resigned after the game due to unpaid wages.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Zlaté Moravce – Podbrezová 1:0
Dejan Peshevski was not among the 18 players called up by Podbrezová.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Haladás 1:0
Enis Bardhi opened on the bench for Újpest before he was introduced in the 57th minute to take the spot of Balázs Balogh. Bardhi had a short outing, however, as he picked up two quick yellow cards, the second coming in the 85th minute.

The foul that led to Bardhi’s dismissal (at 5:00):

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Simurq – Qarabağ 2:3
Muarem Muarem started for Qarabağ and played until the 64th minute when he was replaced by Vüqar Nadirov.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Bakı – Inter Bakı 0:1
Slavcho Georgievski was an unused substitute for Inter Bakı.

Russia, SOGAZ Football Championship, Rostov – Amkar 1:1
Marko Simonovski was an unused substitute for Amkar.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Partizani 0:1
Ardian Cuculi played the full match for Partizani and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the slim triumph over Teuta. With this win, Partizani moved into sole possession of first place.

Czech Republic, Synot Liga, Bohemians 1905 – Slovácko 1:2
Veliche Shumulikoski played the entire game for Slovácko and also received a yellow card in the 44th minute. Slovácko finished tied for 6th place at the conclusion of the first half of the season in the Czech Republic.

Shumulikoski attempts a block

Czech Republic, Synot Liga, Příbram – Slovan Liberec 1:0
Zoran Danoski was not included in the 18 player matchday squad by Příbram.

South Korea, K-League Classic (Relegation Group), Jeonnam – Incheon United 0:0
Stevica Ristikj played all 90 minutes for Jeonnam in the goalless draw versus Incheon United. This round officially marked the end of the season in South Korea as Jeonnam played its final game in the relegation group portion of the competition.

Greece, SuperLeague, Kerkyra – Olympiacos 0:4
Vladimir Dimitrovski was an unused substitute for Kerkyra in the heavy defeat against Olympiacos.

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Dinamo Brest 5:2
Predrag Rangjelovikj was an unused substitute for Minsk.

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