Ivanovski got on the scoresheet; photo: MLSZ

Macedonian internationals performances

Ivanovski got on the scoresheet; photo: MLSZJovan Kostovski added two more goals for OH Leuven, Mirko Ivanovski and Enis Bardhi scored one goal apiece in Hungary, Stefan Ashkovski continued his good form with another goal, while Darko Tofiloski and Aleksandar Lazevski debuted for their respective clubs.

Austria, tipico Bundesliga, Grödig – Austria Wien 2:2
Vanche Shikov played all 90 minutes for Austria Wien who overcame a 0:2 deficit to draw level with Grödig. Each goal was scored in the 2nd half as Austria Wien stayed undefeated in the young season (2 wins and 1 draw).

Shikov during the game

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Dinamo Zagreb – Rijeka 0:0
Both Arijan Ademi of Dinamo Zagreb and Stefan Ristovski of Rijeka played the entire game for their respective teams. Ademi had a chance in the 7th minute following a corner kick, but his header was saved by the keeper. As for Ristovski, he was shown a yellow card in the 40th minute. One of the big fixtures in Croatia ended goalless.

Ristovski marks Ademi

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, RNK Split – Zagreb 3:0
Marko Simonovski got the start for RNK Split and played until the 69th minute when he made way for Dario Rugasevic. Simonovski should have scored an early goal in the 4th minute, but he had a terrible miss from close range. Marko then came close again in the 62nd and 66th minute, but his first shot went just wide, while his second attempt was saved. The striker also picked up a yellow card in the 31st minute.

Simonovski looks to maintain possession

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Inter Zaprešić 0:0
Ilija Nestorovski played the full match for Inter Zaprešić in their goalless draw against Istra 1961. The best opportunity for Nestorovski came in the 66th minute, but his shot was saved by the Istra keeper.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Osijek 3:0
Muzafer Ejupi began at center-forward for Slaven Belupo and played until the 88th minute when Filip Mihajlevic took his place. The home side cruised to a comfortable three points.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Koper – Maribor 2:1
Agim Ibraimi started for Maribor and played until the 76th minute when he was replaced by Marcos Tavares. Ibraimi had one great chance in the 16th minute after he was set up nicely by a teammate, but his effort went over the goal.

Ibraimi battles for the ball

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Rudar 0:2
Zeni Husmani opened in defensive midfield for Domžale and played the opening 45 minutes before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Žan Majer.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Westerlo – OH Leuven 3:2
Jovan Kostovski played the entire game for OH Leuven and netted both goals for his team in the 22nd and 78th minute. His first goal came on a volley from inside the area, while his second goal came on a powerful header after a good cross from the right hand side. Kostovski also received a yellow card in the 30th minute.

Video of the first (at 0:04) and second (at 3:10) goal by Kostovski:


Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Kortrijk – Lokeren 0:0
Besart Abdurahimi was once again missing from the matchday squad by Lokeren. Abdurahimi is healthy, so his exclusion is a coach’s decision. Besart would be wise to pursue a transfer before the end of this month.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Videoton – Ferencváros 1:3
Mirko Ivanovski played all 90 minutes for Videoton and scored the lone goal for his team in the 50th minute. After a rebound opportunity, Ivanovski managed to get the ball down and into the back of the net.

The goal by Ivanovski:

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Puskás Academy 2:2
Enis Bardhi opened on the bench for Újpest before he was introduced in the 58th minute to take the spot of Kylian Hazard. In stoppage time of the 90th minute, with his team trailing 1:2, Bardhi scored an equalizer on a shot from inside the area.

Video of the goal by Bardhi:

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Termalica – Zagłębie Lubin 1:0
Aleksandar Todorovski started for Zagłębie Lubin and played until the 81st minute when he was replaced by Damian Zbozień. The home side grabbed the decisive goal in the 15th minute on a close range header.

Russia, Premier League, Krylia Sovetov – Spartak Moscow 0:2
Adis Jahovic remains sidelined with an injury for Krylia Sovetov.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Häcken – Gefle 1:1
Leonard Zuta played the entire game for Häcken who converted a penalty kick early in the 2nd half to overcome a 0:1 halftime deficit. Zuta was once again fielded in central defense, so you have to assume this is a permanent switch by the head coach.

Zuta, in the back, watches his teammate convert a penalty

Sweden, Superettan, Frej – Mjällby 0:2
Daniel Ivanovski started at right-back for Mjällby and played the complete match. Ivanovski provided the assist on the opening goal in the 19th minute. Mjällby recorded a much needed three points to escape the last spot on the standings. They are still in the relegation zone right now, but Mjällby has gone three consecutive games without a loss (two wins and one draw).

The assist by Daniel Ivanovski (at start of video):

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Široki Brijeg 2:1
Krste Velkoski opened on the wing for Sarajevo and played 79 minutes before he vacated his spot to Amer Bekic. Velkoski assisted on the first goal for Sarajevo in the 51st minute when his pass led to a tap-in for Leon Benko. Krste was also shown a yellow card in the 45th minute.

Video of the assist by Velkoski:

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Rudar – Olimpic 0:0
Filip Gligorov started for Olimpic and played until the 16th minute when an injury forced him to be replaced by Alem Merajic. Gligorov was taken by ambulance to the hospital, but the club didn’t disclose the severity of Filip’s injury. As for his teammate Benjamin Demir, he is no longer with the club. Demir was released and he has already returned to Macedonia to join second division side Teteks.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, NAC Breda – Volendam 1:4
Uros Matic was an unused substitute for NAC Breda who opened the new season in the Dutch second division with a heavy home loss against Volendam.

Thailand, Toyota Premier League, Muangthong United – Bangkok Glass 5:0
Mario Gjurovski got the start for Muangthong United and played until the 85th minute when he was replaced by Phitiwat Sukjitthammakul, while Darko Tasevski played all 90 minutes for Bangkok Glass. These two teams were tied for first place heading into this game, but Muangthong United won easily this weekend. Gjurovski scored the third goal in the 57th minute on a close range effort after being set up nicely by a teammate.

Video of the goal by Gjurovski (at 1:57):

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Čukarički – OFK Beograd 1:0
Daniel Avramovski was not included in the 18 player matchday squad by OFK Beograd. Avramovski was eligible to play despite just being registered on Friday, but the coach decided to give Daniel some time before putting him out there.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Jagodina – Novi Pazar 1:2
Stefan Ashkovski started on the left wing for Novi Pazar and played until the 81st minute when he was substituted by Lazar Pajovic, while his teammate Ivan Nastevski was not given a chance. Ashkovski scored a nice individual goal in the 64th minute when he dribbled his way past several opponents before sending a shot to the back of the net.

Video of the goal by Ashkovski:


Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Mladost Lučani – Vojvodina 1:2
Aleksandar Lazevski played the entire game for Mladost Lučani in his first appearance for the club this season, while his teammate Tome Kitanovski stayed on the bench. Lazevski was also shown a yellow card in the 6th minute.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Slovan Bratislava – Ružomberok 2:1
Darko Tofiloski debuted for Ružomberok by starting in goal and conceding two goals in the 56th and 61st minute. The first goal came on a close range header, while the second goal came on a low shot from inside the area.

Tofiloski aims to punch the ball

Switzerland, Challenge League, Biel – Wil 0:0
Samir Fazli played all 90 minutes for Wil in the goalless draw against Biel. Fazli had one good chance early in the 2nd half, but he was not able to convert.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Young Boys – Thun 3:1
Taulant Sulejmanov-Seferi continues to be out of action for Young Boys due to an injury.

Czech Republic, Synot Liga, Viktoria Plzeň – Slovácko 2:2
Veliche Shumulikoski started in defensive midfield for Slovácko and played the whole match. Shumulikoski was credited with the assist on the second goal in the 72nd minute when he made the last pass to Vlastimil Daníček who did the rest with a well placed shot from long range.

Video of the assist by Shumulikoski:


Turkey, TFF Süper Kupa, Galatasaray – Bursaspor 1:0
Sedat Berisha was not summoned by Bursaspor who lost the Turkish Super Cup to Galatasaray.

Denmark, Superliga, Hobro – Viborg 1:1
Aleksandar Stankov was not among the 18 players called up by Viborg.

Denmark, Bet25 Liga, Vejle – Horsens 3:0
Antonio Stankov played the entire game for Vejle and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet. Vejle scored all three goals in a 10 minute stretch during the 2nd half.

Antonio attempts a free kick

Bulgaria, A Group, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Litex Lovech 1:1
Zoran Baldovaliev started in attack for Lokomotiv Plovdiv and played the complete match. Baldovaliev notched a late equalizer in the third minute of stoppage time on an easy tap-in following a rebound opportunity. That allowed Lokomotiv Plovdiv to collect one point.

Video of the goal by Baldovaliev (at 3:58):

Armenia, Premier League, Pyunik – Banants 5:1
Vlatko Drobarov played all 90 minutes for Banants in their heavy loss against Pyunik, the defending champion in Armenia. Drobarov was fielded in central defense.

Moldova, Divizia Națională, Dacia – Dinamo-Auto 4:0
Medzit Neziri got the start for Dacia and played the full encounter. This was his debut for Dacia after moving there from Renova earlier in the summer.

United States, North American Soccer League, Indy Eleven – Ottawa Fury 1:4
Dragan Stojkov started for Indy Eleven and played until the 73rd minute when he was replaced by Zach Steinberger.

Stojkov reacts after the opponent scored a goal

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