Macedonian internationals performances

Georgievski expresses frustration; photo: zimbioDavid Babunski returned from his injury for Barcelona B, Edin Nuredinoski kept a clean sheet for Ethnikos Achnas, while Marko Simonovski made a late contribution to help RNK Split avoid a loss.

Italy, Serie A, Sampdoria – Palermo 2:0
Aleksandar Trajkovski played the entire game for Palermo who was handled on the road by Sampdoria. Trajkovski attempted three shots in the 14th, 16th and 86th minute, but he was unable to best the opposing keeper.

Trajkovski during the game

Italy, Serie A, Roma – Genoa 2:0
Goran Pandev opened on the bench for Genoa before he was introduced in the 57th minute to replace Cristian Ansaldi. Genoa lost yet again (fifth in a row) to maintain its bad run of results. Pandev has not been convincing so far and Genoa fans have already begun to voice their displeasure. Goran was actually booed in the last home fixture, which came in a defeat to third division side Alessandria in the Italian Cup.

Trajkovski is involved in a jumping duel

Italy, Serie B, Como – Avellino 0:1
Nikola Jakimovski was an unused substitute for Como.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Zagreb – Rijeka 0:2
Both Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zuta lasted the full match for Rijeka at the lateral positions on defense, helping their team keep a clean sheet. Ristovski also received a yellow card in the 25th minute.

Ristovski is brought down

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Dinamo Zagreb – Inter Zaprešić 1:0
Ilija Nestorovski was not available for Inter Zaprešić due to a yellow cards suspension. With the Croatian league now heading into the winter break, Nestorovski is expected to be sold by Inter Zaprešić in January. As for Dinamo Zagreb, Arijan Ademi is serving a lengthy ban following a positive doping test.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Slaven Belupo – Lokomotiva 0:3
Muzafer Ejupi played all 90 minutes for Slaven Belupo in their emphatic home loss against Lokomotiva.

Ejupi runs after the ball

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, RNK Split – Osijek 1:1
Marko Simonovski opened on the bench for RNK Split before he made a late appearance in the 80th minute to replace Antonio Mrsic. Simonovski played a part in the lone goal for his team in the 89th minute. His header following a corner kick hit the top of the crossbar before the rebound in a crowded box resulted in an own goal.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, OH Leuven – Mechelen 3:1
Jovan Kostovski missed another game for OH Leuven with his problematic shoulder injury. OH Leuven revealed earlier this month that the re-aggravation was not serious, but Kostovski continues to be out of action.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Westerlo – Charleroi 2:1
Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute for Charleroi.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Lokeren – Zulte Waregem 1:1
Besart Abdurahimi once again failed to make the matchday squad by Lokeren. He has been a healthy scratch for the past several weeks.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Korona Kielce – Legia 1:3
Ivan Trichkovski stayed on the bench for Legia as an unused substitute. As Legia heads into the winter break, they trail top ranked Piast Gliwice by five points.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie Lubin – Górnik Zabrze 2:4
Aleksandar Todorovski was not available for Zagłębie Lubin due to a yellow cards suspension.

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Eldense – Barcelona B 4:2
David Babunski returned from his injury for Barcelona B by coming off the bench in the 67th minute to replace Sergio Juste. This was David’s first appearance since November 8.

David Babunski was back on the match sheet after his injury

Spain, Segunda División B – Group 3, Toledo – Fuenlabrada 0:0
Dorian Babunski got the start for Fuenlabrada and played until the 72nd minute when he made way for Sergio Pachón. Dorian had a good look midway through the 1st half, but he could not direct his header on target.

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Melbourne City – Melbourne Victory 2:1
Daniel Georgievski played all 90 minutes for Melbourne Victory who fell short in the derby match against Melbourne City. The visiting club has now lost four consecutive games after a positive start to the season.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Almere City – NAC Breda 0:1
Uros Matic started for NAC Breda and played until the 73rd minute when he was substituted by Divine Naah. Matic had one good chance in the 9th minute, but his effort struck the post.

Matic watches his marker take a shot

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

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Omonia – Ethnikos Achnas 2:1
Martin Bogatinov started at keeper for Ethnikos Achnas and conceded two goals in the 8th and 33rd minute. The first one came on a penalty kick, while the other one came on a close range header.

Bogatinov tries to make a save

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ayia Napa – AEL Limassol 0:1
Bojan Markoski got the start for Ayia Napa and played the complete match. Markoski also received a yellow card in the 90th minute. AEL Limassol grabbed the lone goal at the hour mark.

Markoski controls the ball

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ermis – Aris Limassol 0:0
Edin Nuredinoski played from the start for Aris Limassol and kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw against Ermis. Nuredinoski made his best save in the 29th minute to push away a header from a great position.

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