Macedonian internationals performances

Velkoski scores his goal; photo: SarajevoIvan Trichkovski scored a goal in his debut for Legia, Krste Velkoski got on the scoresheet for Sarajevo, Arijan Ademi returned from his injury for Dinamo Zagreb, while Agim Ibraimi collected an assist for Maribor.

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Carpi 2:2
Aleksandar Trajkovski began on the bench for Palermo before he was introduced in the 76th minute to substitute Oscar Hiljemark. Palermo trailed 1:2 at that time, but they were able to score a late equalizer to avoid the loss.

Trajkovski greets his teammate after the late equalizer

Italy, Serie A, Fiorentina – Genoa 1:0
Goran Pandev played all 90 minutes for Genoa in their narrow road loss against Fiorentina. Pandev had his best chance in the 43rd minute, but his finish was off target. Goran received a good long pass, controlled the ball, but his lob attempt went over, despite the Fiorentina keeper being out of position.

Pandev tries to control the ball

Italy, Serie B, Como – Livorno 1:2
Nikola Jakimovski started on the wing for Como and played until the 68th minute when he was replaced by Nicola Madonna. Jakimovski also picked up a yellow card one minute before his removal for protesting to the referee.

Austria, tipico Bundesliga, Austria Wien – Ried 1:1
Vanche Shikov opened on the bench for Austria Wien before he made a late appearance in the 88th minute to take the spot of Larry Kayode. Lukas Rotpuller and Richard Windbichler, both now healthy, was the pairing in central defense.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Dinamo Zagreb 0:4
Arijan Ademi returned from his injury for Dinamo Zagreb by coming off the bench in the 61st minute to substitute Marko Rog. Ademi came close to scoring in the 84th minute, but his shot from a great position went just wide of the goal.

Ademi during the Lokomotiva match

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Rijeka 0:1
Stefan Ristovski played the entire game for Rijeka and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet, while his new teammate Leonard Zuta was kept out. Leonard had his first Rijeka training this past Wednesday, but the club’s coach decided not to rush Zuta’s debut.

Ristovski defends his marker

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Inter Zaprešić 3:1
Ilija Nestorovski was not included in the Inter Zaprešić squad due to a yellow cards suspension.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – RNK Split 1:1
Marko Simonovski started in attack for RNK Split and played until the 24th minute when he was replaced by Dino Spehar, while Muzafer Ejupi played the complete match for Slaven Belupo. Ejupi scored the only goal for his team in the 8th minute after a nice one-two with Filip Ozobic. As for Simonovski, his early substitution was not related to an injury. Instead, according to the media in Croatia, the RNK Split coach took out Simonovski because he was not satisfied with his performance.

Ejupi scored on this shot

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Gorica – Maribor 1:4
Agim Ibraimi played all 90 minutes for Maribor who got off to a great start under new manager Kruno Jurcic. Ibraimi recorded one assist, on the third goal, when he found Jean-Philippe Mendy. The French striker controlled the pass and then slotted a shot past the opposing keeper.

Video of the assist by Ibraimi (at 2:45):

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Krško 2:0
Zeni Husmani did not suit up for Domžale due to an illness.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Kortrijk – OH Leuven 0:0
Jovan Kostovski remains sidelined for OH Leuven with a long-term shoulder injury.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Standard Liège – Lokeren 0:1
Besart Abdurahimi was not summoned in the matchday squad by Lokeren.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Sint-Truiden – Charleroi 1:1
Gjoko Zajkov was not among the 20 players called up by Charleroi.

Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, 1461 Trabzon – Adana Demirspor 1:4
Daniel Mojsov did not feature for Adana Demirspor due to an injury. On his twitter feed, Mojsov revealed that he has a bruise on his back. However, he should return by the end of this month.

Turkey, Spor Toto Süper Lig, Antalyaspor – Eskişehirspor 2:0
Muarem Muarem was not included in the matchday squad by Eskişehirspor. Muarem has had a difficult beginning with his new club in Turkey.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Paks – Videoton 2:0
Mirko Ivanovski was not called up by Videoton due to a shoulder injury.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Ferencváros 1:2
Enis Bardhi was an unused substitute for Újpest.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Legia – Zagłębie Lubin 2:2
Ivan Trichkovski opened on the bench for Legia before he was introduced in the 56th minute to replace Michał Kucharczyk, while Aleksandar Todorovski played all 90 minutes for Zagłębie Lubin at right-back. Trichkovski had an outstanding debut by notching a goal in the 69th minute. He sent a powerful header to the back of the net. Then, on the second Legia goal minutes later, Trichkovski’s pass took a slight deflection before reaching the eventual goalscorer Nemanja Nikolic.

Video of the goal by Trichkovski:

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 4, Linense – Granada B 0:1
Stole Dimitrievski played from the start for Granada B and kept a clean sheet. The visitors netted the only goal in the 83rd minute to edge Linense.

Dimitrievski focuses on the ball during the game

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Barcelona B – L’Hospitalet 1:3
David Babunski started for Barcelona B and played until the 67th minute when he was substituted by Juan Antonio Ros. Babunski attempted a long-range shot in the 43rd minute, but his effort went just wide. With this latest loss, Barcelona B dropped to last place on the standings after four rounds.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Wohlen – Schaffhausen 2:1
Ezgjan Alioski was not available for Schaffhausen due to a red card suspension. Alioski was banned for two games by the Swiss disciplinary committee, so he will miss the next match as well.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Young Boys – Vaduz 4:0
Taulant Sulejmanov-Seferi continues to be out of action for Young Boys due to an injury.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Borac Banja Luka 2:0
Krste Velkoski played all 90 minutes for Sarajevo and managed to put the game away in the 74th minute when he scored the team’s second goal. After a nice one-two with Sevko Okic, Velkoski sent his shot past the keeper.

Video of the goal by Velkoski (at 0:55):

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Borac Čačak – Novi Pazar 3:0
Stefan Ashkovski started on the wing for Novi Pazar and played until the 60th minute when he made way for Miroljub Kostic. The home side dominated to collect an easy win.

Ashkovski (#3 in blue) during the game

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, OFK Beograd – Jagodina 0:2
Daniel Avramovski did not get a chance to play for OFK Beograd, while his teammate Ostoja Stjepanovic got the start and played until the 67th minute when Aleksandar Pejovic took his place.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Radnički Niš – Mladost Lučani 1:1
Both Aleksandar Lazevski (left-back) and Tome Kitanovski (right-back) played the complete match for Mladost Lučani. Their team dropped two points by conceding a late equalizer in the 90th minute.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Qarabağ – Khazar Lankaran 1:0
Vladimir Dimitrovski debuted for Qarabağ by starting in central defense and playing the full encounter. He helped his team hold a clean sheet in the narrow win over Khazar Lankaran.

The jersey of Vladimir during his debut

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, MVV Maastricht – NAC Breda 1:1
Uros Matic played all 90 minutes for NAC Breda in the road draw against MVV Maastricht. This was Matic’s first start of the season, capitalizing on an injury to Joeri de Kamps.

Matic runs with the ball

Cyprus, First Division Championship, AEK Larnaca – APOEL 2:2
Valmir Nafiu was not among the 22 players called up by APOEL.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Anorthosis – Ethnikos Achnas 3:0
Martin Bogatinov played from the start for Ethnikos Achnas and conceded three goals in the 2nd, 42nd and 72nd minute. The second goal was struck directly from a free kick, while the other two came on a header following a corner kick and an opposing player rounding Bogatinov for an easy strike.

Bogatinov tries to make a save

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ayia Napa – Nea Salamis 1:3
Bojan Markoski started in central defense for Ayia Napa and played the full match. Markoski gave away a penalty in the 73rd minute when he fouled a player inside the area. Nea Salamis converted that penalty and went on to record all three points.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Paphos – Aris Limassol 3:0
Edin Nuredinoski did not feature for Aris Limassol as Giorgos Loizou got the nod at starting keeper.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Chonburi – Bangkok Glass 2:2
Darko Tasevski played the entire game for Bangkok Glass and scored the first goal for his team in the 85th minute. He converted a penalty kick after he was fouled inside the area. Bangkok Glass would then score a late equalizer deep into stoppage time to salvage one point. Tasevski also received a yellow card in the 82nd minute.

The converted penalty by Tasevski (at 6:25):

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Bangkok United – Muangthong United 3:5
Mario Gjurovski started for Muangthong United and played until the 87th minute when he was substituted by Suphan Thongsong. Gjurovski was involved in three of the goals (won a penalty, scored a goal, notched an assist). Mario was brought down inside the area in the 30th minute (penalty was converted), then scored a goal in the 47th minute before compiling an assist in the 85th minute.

Gjurovski’s won penalty (at 1:05), goal (at 3:26) and assist (at 5:14):

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Podbrezová – Ružomberok 0:1
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Ružomberok and kept a clean sheet. Tofiloski made his best save in the 78th minute when he corralled the ball on a shot from a tight angle, thus preventing a rebound opportunity.

Czech Republic, Synot Liga, Slovácko – Slovan Liberec 1:2
Veliche Shumulikoski was not available for Slovácko due to an injury to his back.

South Korea, K-League Classic, Jeonnam – Daejeon 1:1
Stevica Ristic was fielded in center-forward for Jeonnam and played until the 72nd minute when he was replaced by Kim Young-Wook. Ristic had a big chance in the 18th minute that he sent over the goal from a great position.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Shakhter – Zhetysu 3:1
Dushan Savic started in attack for Zhetysu and played until the 88th minute when he departed for fellow striker Elbeyi Guliev. Savic scored the lone goal for Zhetusu in the 23rd minute. After a corner kick, the ball fell perfectly to Dushan who scored an easy goal from close range.

The goal by Savic (at 32:28):

Bulgaria, A Group, Cherno More – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2:1
Zoran Baldovaliev played all 90 minutes for Lokomotiv Plovidv in their narrow road loss against Cherno More. Baldovaliev took a dangerous free kick in the 32nd minute that went just off target.

Denmark, Bet25 Liga, Horsens – Køge 3:0
Aleksandar Stankov opened on the bench for Horsens before he made a late appearance in the 80th minute to substitute Kjartan Finnbogason.

Denmark, Bet25 Liga, Vejle – Skive 3:1
Antonio Stankov got the start for Vejle and played the complete match at right-back. All four combined goals were scored in the 1st half with Vejle netting three of them.

Antonio during the game

Moldova, Divizia Națională, Petrocub – Dacia 1:2
Medzit Neziri started for Dacia and played until the 28th minute when he was replaced by Vyacheslav Podnebennoy. Dacia scored a late goal deep into stoppage time to edge Petrocub.

Armenia, Premier League, Banants – Gandzasar 0:1
Vlatko Drobarov played the entire game for Banants who came up just short by conceding the only goal in the 33rd minute.

United States, North American Soccer League, San Antonio Scorpions – Indy Eleven 2:0
Dragan Stojkov was an unused substitute for Indy Eleven.

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