Macedonian internationals performances

Goran Pandev returned for Genoa; photo: zimbioAgim Ibraimi added another goal for Maribor, Daniel Mojsov got on the scoresheet for Adana Demirspor, while Jovan Kostovski, Krste Velkoski, Dorian Babunski and Nikola Jakimovski collected one assist for their respective teams.

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Juventus 0:3
Aleksandar Trajkovski opened on the bench for Palermo before he was introduced in the 68th minute to take the spot of Alberto Gilardino. Moments later, Trajkovski attempted a spectacular bicycle kick from inside the area, but he did not catch the ball cleanly to trouble the Juventus keeper. This was a close affair until Juventus scored two late goals to put away Palermo.

Trajkovski attempts a bicycle kick

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Carpi 1:2
Goran Pandev began the game on the bench for Genoa before he came on in the 70th minute to substitute the injured Sebastian De Maio. This was the first Serie A appearance for Pandev since September 23 (red card suspension and then nagging injury).

Italy, Serie B, Como – Bari 1:1
Nikola Jakimovski started for Como and played until the 66th minute when he was replaced by Isaac Ntow. Jakimovski collected the assist on the lone goal for Como in the 54th minute when his cross from the left was headed home by Simone Ganz. Nikola came close to scoring in the 61st minute, but his shot from close range went over the goal.

Video of the assist by Jakimovski:

Austria, tipico Bundesliga, Ried – Austria Wien 4:2
Vanche Shikov was an unused substitute for Austria Wien. He served as the #3 central defender behind starters Lukas Rotpuller and Richard Windbichler.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Istra 1961 1:0
Both Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zuta lasted the entire game for Rijeka, helping their side hold a clean sheet. Zuta also received a yellow card in the 83rd minute for a bad foul. Stefan Ristovski wasted a good chance in the 43rd minute, but Rijeka held on to barely edge Istra 1961.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Inter Zaprešić – Osijek 0:0
Ilija Nestorovski started in attack for Inter Zaprešić and played the full fixture. Nestorovski had two big chances in the 15th and 87th minute, but the Osijek keeper managed to deny him both times.

Nestorovski attempts a shot during the game

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, RNK Split – Slaven Belupo 2:0
Muzafer Ejupi played all 90 minutes for Slaven Belupo at center-forward, while Marko Simonovski made a late appearance for RNK Split by coming off the bench in the 90th minute to take the spot of Antonio Mrsic. For Simonovski, this signaled a return to the squad after a lengthy absence of being excluded.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Anderlecht – OH Leuven 3:2
Jovan Kostovski started for OH Leuven and played until the 81st minute when he made way for Kevin Tapoko. Kostovski collected an assist in the 2nd minute when he made a good move to get past his marker before setting up teammate Yohan Croizet for the goal. In the 16th minute, Kostovski managed to score a goal himself, but it was ruled offside. Jovan also received a yellow card in the 80th minute.

Video of the assist by Kostovski:

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Charleroi – Lokeren 1:2
Both Gjoko Zajkov of Charleroi and Besart Abdurahimi of Lokeren were unused substitutes for their respective clubs. The international break may have hurt the momentum of Zajkov. He debuted for Charleroi just before the break in early November, but Gjoko went back to the bench this weekend.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Podbeskidzie – Legia 2:2
Ivan Trichkovski opened on the bench for Legia before he was introduced in the 66th minute to replace Brazilian midfielder Guilherme. Trichkovski attempted one shot on goal in the 71st minute, but his effort was saved.

Trichkovski battles for the ball

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Korona Kielce – Zagłębie Lubin 0:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the entire game for Zagłębie Lubin and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Maribor – Zavrč 3:3
Agim Ibraimi started on the wing for Maribor and played the complete encounter. Ibraimi notched the opening goal in the 17th minute when he fired a shot from inside the area past the keeper.

Video of the goal by Ibraimi (at 0:53):

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Koper – Domžale 0:2
Zeni Husmani was not included in the Domžale squad due to an injury.

Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, Adana Demirspor – Balıkesirspor 2:2
Daniel Mojsov played all 90 minutes for Adana Demirspor in the home draw against Balıkesirspor. Mojsov scored a goal in the 61st minute on a close range header. That gave his team a 2:1 lead, but Balıkesirspor equalized in stoppage time of the 90th minute. Daniel was also shown a yellow card in the 45th minute.

Video of the goal by Mojsov (at 2:30):

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Videoton – MTK Budapest 1:0
Mirko Ivanovski was not among the 18 players called up by Videoton.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Haladás – Újpest 0:3
Enis Bardhi got the start for Újpest and played the full match. Bardhi also picked up a yellow card in the 82nd minute as his team recorded a comfortable road victory.

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 4, Marbella – Granada B 0:0
Stole Dimitrievski played from the start for Granada B and kept another clean sheet, his fifth in a row. His best saves came in the 43rd and 87th minute to deny Marbella.

Dimitrievski among the Granada B starters

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Barcelona B – Atlético Baleares 1:2
David Babunski missed another game for Barcelona B due to an injury. Based on the initial prognosis, Babunski should be out for one more week.

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Fuenlabrada – Amorebieta 2:1
Dorian Babunski started at center-forward for Fuenlabrada and played the complete fixture. Fuenlabrada scored two late goals, both by Borja Sánchez, to overcome an early deficit. Dorian picked up the assist for the decisive game winning goal in the 88th minute.

Video of the assist by Dorian (at 4:54):

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, OFK Beograd – Čukarički 0:3
Both Ostoja Stjepanovic and Daniel Avramovski lasted the full 90 minutes for OFK Beograd. Avramovski was active, serving as the playmaker, but his team could not beat the opposing keeper. On one occasion in the 23rd minute, Stjepanovic shot wide from a good position after he was set up by Avramovski.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Vojvodina – Mladost Lučani 3:0
Aleksandar Lazevski played the whole match for Mladost Lučani, while his teammate Tome Kitanovski started in right midfield and played until the 61st minute when he was replaced by Predrag Zivadinovic. Kitanovski also received a yellow card in the 20th minute.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Travnik 4:0
Krste Velkoski started for Sarajevo and played until the 76th minute when he was substituted by Adnan Osmanovic. Velkoski picked up an assist in the 24th minute when his shot/pass towards goal was intercepted and sent to the back of the net by fellow striker Leon Benko.

Video of the assist by Velkoski:

Russia, Premier League, Krylia Sovetov – Amkar 0:0
Adis Jahovic played the entire game for Krylia Sovetov in the scoreless draw against Amkar, the team of former Rabotnichki striker Chuma Anene (he came off the bench in the 2nd half). Jahovic came close twice, in the 37th and 69th minute, but he could not convert his chances. His first opportunity struck the crossbar, while his other one went just wide of the goal.

Jahovic during the game

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Melbourne Victory – Adelaide United 2:1
Daniel Georgievski got the start for Melbourne Victory and played the complete match. Georgievski was also shown a yellow card in the 15th minute. Melbourne Victory sits at the top of the table in the early parts of the season in Australia.

Georgievski is brought down

Switzerland, Challenge League, Wil – Schaffhausen 3:2
Ezgjan Alioski played all 90 minutes for Schaffhausen at left-back, while Samir Fazli was not available for Wil due to a torn ACL. Alioski also received a yellow card in the 46th minute. Ezgjan forced the keeper into a good save in the 71st minute on a shot from about 20 meters.

Alioski is approached by a visiting player after the game

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Young Boys – St. Gallen 2:1
Taulant Sulejmanov-Seferi continues to be sidelined for Young Boys with a long-term injury.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Neftçi – Qarabağ 1:0
Vladimir Dimitrovski was not among the 18 players called up by Qarabağ.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, RKC Waalwijk – NAC Breda 2:0
Uros Matic played the entire game for NAC Breda who saw their streak of four consecutive wins come to an end. Matic had his best chance in the 81st minute, but he was unable to overcome the opposing keeper.

Matic controls the ball

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ethnikos Achnas – AEL Limassol 0:0
Martin Bogatinov started at keeper for Ethnikos Achnas and kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw against AEL Limassol. In stoppage time of the 90th minute, a teammate of Bogatinov made a goalline clearance to prevent a sure goal for the visitors.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Anorthosis – Aris Limassol 2:1
Edin Nuredinoski played from the start for Aris Limassol and conceded two goals in the 14th and 77th minute. The first goal came on a close range header, while the second goal came directly from a free kick.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Ratchaburi – Muangthong United 0:4
Mario Gjurovski was fielded in attacking midfield for Maungthong United and played the full fixture. Gjurovski amassed one goal and one assist. His goal came on a shot from a tight angle in the 39th minute, while his assist came on an accurate pass to scorer Cleiton Silva in the 76th minute.

Video of the goal (at 1:18) and assist (at 3:41) by Gjurovski:

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Bangkok Glass – Buriram United 1:3
Darko Tasevski played all 90 minutes for Bangkok Glass and provided the assist on his team’s lone goal in the 43rd minute. Tasevski chested down a long cross and made some moves before setting up Spanish midfielder Toti.

Video of the assist by Tasevski (at 3:32):

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Zemplín Michalovce – Ružomberok 1:3
Darko Tofiloski started at goalkeeper for Ružomberok and conceded one goal in the 7th minute. It came on a volley from inside the area.

Czech Republic, Synot Liga, Sigma Olomouc – Slovácko 2:0
Veliche Shumulikoski was not available for Slovácko due to a yellow cards suspension.

South Korea, K-League Classic (Relegation Group), Incheon United – Jeonnam 0:1
Stevica Ristic started in attack for Jeonnam and played the complete match. The 2015 season is now over in South Korea and Jeonnam was able to avoid relegation.

Ristic competes for the ball

Hong Kong, BOCG Life Premier League, Wong Tai Sin – Pegasus 2:2
Kristijan Naumovski played from the start for Pegasus and conceded two goals in the 33th and 65th minute. Each goal erased a lead by Pegasus, so the final result read 2:2.

Bulgaria, A Group, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Cherno More 1:3
Zoran Baldovaliev opened on the bench for Lokomotiv Plovdiv before he was introduced in the 18th minute to take the spot of the injured Yohann Lasimant. Baldovaliev netted the lone goal for his team in the 57th minute on a left footed shot from just outside of the area.

Video of the goal by Baldovaliev:

Denmark, bet25 Liga, Vejle – Silkeborg 1:3
Antonio Stankov was an unused substitute for Vejle, while his teammate Hakan Redzep got the start and played until the 78th minute when he was replaced by Christian Kudsk. Redzep had one chance in the 2nd half, but his effort was parried away by the keeper.

Denmark, bet25 Liga, Horsens – Næstved 1:3
Aleksandar Stankov was not available for Horsens since he picked up a red card in the previous match.

Moldova, Divizia Națională, Dacia – Petrocub 2:0
Medzit Neziri remains out of action for Dacia due to a shoulder injury.

Armenia, Premier League, Banants – Mika 1:1
Vlatko Drobarov played all 90 minutes for Banants in their home draw against Mika.

Drobarov (#19) during the game

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