Macedonian internationals performances

Trajkovski scored on this shot; photo: AnsaAleksandar Trajkovski recorded his first Serie A goal with Palermo, Agim Ibraimi and Ilija Nestorovski added two more goals for their respective teams, while Dorian Babunski scored the game winning goal for Fuenlabrada.

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Frosinone 4:1
Aleksandar Trajkovski started for Palermo and played until the 81st minute when he was substituted by Gastón Brugman. The moment that Trajkovski has been craving came in the 60th minute when he scored his first Serie A goal. And what a goal it was. From an impossible angle, Trajkovski curled a beautiful shot that had pinpoint precision and power.

Video of the goal by Trajkovski:

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Bologna 0:1
Goran Pandev was fielded in attack for Genoa and played 71 minutes before he made way for Diego Capel. Pandev had three quality chances in the 1st half, but his finishing was off. All of them came inside the area, but two were saved while the other was blocked by an opposing defender. This latest loss has Genoa just two points above the relegation zone.

Some of the misses by Pandev:

Italy, Serie B, Ternana – Como 4:0
Nikola Jakimovski played the opening 45 minutes for Como before he was replaced at the start of the 2nd half by Giovanni Fietta. Como suffered a heavy loss to remain in last place on the standings.

Austria, tipico Bundesliga, Austria Wien – Altach 1:2
Vanche Shikov got the start for Austria Wien and played the complete match. The home side led 1:0 at halftime, but Altach responded by getting two goals shortly after the hour mark to collect all three points. At the midway point, since this was the last round before the winter break, Austria Wien sits in second place.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Slaven Belupo 1:1
Both Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zuta lasted the whole 90 minutes for Rijeka, while Muzafer Ejupi started for Slaven Belupo and played until the 57th minute when he was replaced by Stefan Savic.

Ristovski, Zuta and Ejupi were among the starters

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Inter Zaprešić – Zagreb 2:2
Ilija Nestorovski played the entire game for Inter Zaprešić and scored both goals for his team in the 54th and 57th minute, the second coming on a penalty kick. Nestorovski then took another spot kick in the 86th minute, but his effort was saved this time. Nestorovski was also shown a yellow card in the 34th minute.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Hajduk Split – RNK Split 0:0
Marko Simonovski was an unused substitute for RNK Split.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Charleroi – OH Leuven 2:1
Both Jovan Kostovski of OH Leuven and Gjoko Zajkov of Charleroi were sidelined with injuries. Kostovski re-aggravated his shoulder injury in the prior game, but it is not major this time. He was kept out more as a precaution. Zajkov, on the other hand, has an undisclosed injury, but that was the reason given by Charleroi for his absence.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Mechelen – Lokeren 1:1
Besart Abdurahimi was not included in the 18 player matchday squad by Lokeren.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Legia – Piast Gliwice 1:1
Ivan Trichkovski started on the wing for Legia and played an hour before Aleksandar Prijovic took his spot. Trichkovski was neutralized and kept in chest as this match between the top two teams in Poland ended in a draw.

Ivan makes his way to the bench

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Lech Poznań – Zagłębie Lubin 2:0
Aleksandar Todorovski was fielded at right-back for Zagłębie Lubin and played until the 72nd minute when he made way for Damian Zbozień. Todorovski also picked up a booking in the 69th minute, his fourth of the season, so he is suspended for the next game.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Koper – Maribor 0:5
Agim Ibraimi started for Maribor and played until the 81st minute when he was replaced by Damjan Bohar. Ibraimi maintained his good recent form with two more goals. In the 31st minute, Agim intercepted a weak kick by the keeper and scored on the subsequent shot, while his second goal in the 43rd minute saw him receive a pass in stride before slotting an effort to the back of the net.

Video of the first (at 1:40) and second (at 2:37) goal by Ibraimi:

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Rudar 4:0
Zeni Husmani continues to be out of action for Domžale with an injury.

Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, Adana Demirspor – Kayseri Erciyesspor 1:2
Daniel Mojsov played all 90 minutes for Adana Demirspor and also received a yellow card in the 20th minute. Mojsov made a bad clearance in the 53rd minute, resulting in a goal for the visitors. His clearance hit the chest of one opponent and the ball would then fall perfectly for another opponent who did the rest with a calm finish. That tied the match at 1:1 before Kayseri Erciyesspor got a second goal in the 58th minute.

The bad clearance by Mojsov that led to a goal (at 1:50):

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

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – Újpest 0:1
Enis Bardhi started in midfield for Újpest and played until the 90th minute when he was substituted by Dániel Sallói. As he was coming out, Barshi was shown a yellow card for time wasting (referee ruled he was walking too slow). Újpest handed Ferencváros, the dominant club in Hungary, their first home loss of the season. Despite that, Újpest (now in second place) still trails Ferencváros by 18 points.

Bardhi lets go of the ball

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 4, La Hoya Lorca – Granada B 1:1
Stole Dimitrievski played from the start for Granada B and conceded one goal in the 84th minute. It came on an easy tap-in after a cross from the right.

Dimitrievski looks on after he conceded the one goal

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Barcelona B – Huracán 1:1
David Babunski missed another game for Barcelona B due to an injury. He has resumed light training, but David should return to action after the New Year (Barcelona B is likely to keep out Babunski for their final match of 2015 on December 19).

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Fuenlabrada – Arenas Club 1:0
Dorian Babunski started for Fuenlabrada and played until the 60th minute when he was replaced by Salvi Blazquez. Dorian was sacrificed shortly after one of his teammates received a red card. In the 54th minute, however, Babunski managed to score the only goal to bring Fuenlabrada the win. He connected on a shot from close range after a low cross from the left hand side.

Video of the goal by Dorian (at 4:10):

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, OFK Beograd – Javor 0:1
Both Ostoja Stjepanovic and Daniel Avramovski played the full 90 minutes for OFK Beograd. Their team conceded the lone goal on a badly defended counter attack to fall to Javor.

Stjepanovic and Avramovski among the OFK Beograd starters

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Spartak Subotica – Novi Pazar 2:0
Stefan Ashkovski was not available for Novi Pazar with a long-term injury (broken jaw).

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Borac Čačak – Mladost Lučani 1:2
Both Aleksandar Lazevski and Tome Kitanovski lasted the entire game for Mladost Lučani at the lateral positions on defense.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Western Sydney Wanderers – Melbourne Victory 2:0
Daniel Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Melbourne Victory in their road loss against Western Sydney Wanderers. Georgievski struggled marking Romeo Castelen who led the way for his team with a goal and an assist.

Romeo Castelen and Daniel Georgievski

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, NAC Breda – Go Ahead Eagles 0:1
Uros Matic started for NAC Breda and played until the 81st minute when he was substituted by Divine Naah. Matic attempted one shot just before halftime, but it lacked power to trouble the keeper.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Zira – Qarabağ 0:0
Vladimir Dimitrovski was not summoned in the 18 player matchday squad by Qarabağ.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Doxa – Ethnikos Achnas 1:1
Martin Bogatinov started at keeper for Ethnikos Achnas and conceded one goal in the 41st minute. Bogatinov was at fault on that goal after making a big blunder. He bobbled what looked to be a routine cross, allowing another player from Doxa to score on the rebound.

The soft goal that Bogatinov conceded (at 0:30):

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Enosis – Ayia Napa 2:2
Bojan Markoski got the start for Ayia Napa and played the full fixture. Markoski also received a yellow card in the 31st minute. Ayia Napa has still not won a game this season (5 draws and 9 losses after 14 rounds) to sit in last place.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Aris Limassol – Apollon 2:2
Edin Nuredinoski played from the start for Aris Limassol and conceded two goals in the 85th and 90th minute. The first one came on a penalty, while the other one came on a close range effort following a free kick into the box.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Muangthong United – Nakhon Ratchasima 2:2
Mario Gjurovski was fielded in attacking midfield for Muangthong United and played until the 83rd minute when he made way for Chananan Pombuppha. Gjurovski scored both goals for his team in the 12th and 34th minute on easy tap-ins from inside the area. This was the final round of the season in Thailand and Mario finished with 20 goals. As for Muangthong United, they ended in second place on the table behind Buriram.

Video of the first (at 1:52) and second (at 2:40):

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Sisaket – Bangkok Glass 0:0
Darko Tasevski started for Bangkok Glass and played until the 62nd minute when he was replaced by Goshi Okubo. Tasevski had one chance early in the 2nd half, but his shot from a good position went just wide of the goal.

Bulgaria, A Group, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Beroe 1:1
Zoran Baldovaliev played the whole match for Lokomotiv Plovdiv who needed a late equalizer in the 89th minute to salvage a point against Beroe.

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