Macedonian internationals performances

Alioski celebrates his goal; photo: fresh focusGoran Pandev got a direct red card, Nikola Jakimovski scored his first goal for Benevento, while Ezgjan Alioski scored his 7th goal this season. Muzafer Ejupi and Ivan Trichkovski also added goals for their clubs.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Laçi – Kukësi 0:0
Izair Emini opened in attack for Kukësi and played until the 75th minute, while his teammate Nijas Lena didn’t play.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Korabi – Vllaznia 0:0
Nderim Nedјipi started for Korabi and played until the 84th minute in the goalless draw against Vllaznia.

Nedjipi (#11) in action for Korabi; photo:

Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, Sturm – Wolfsberger AC 3:0
Uroš Matić made the start in defensive midfield for Sturm and played all minutes in the comfortable win at home.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Neftçi – Sumqayıt
Vanche Shikov‘s team plays his league game on Tuesday evening, so his performance will be updated after the end of the game.

Belgium, First Division B, Cercle – OH Leuven 2:4
Jovan Kostovski started at centre-forward for Leuven and played until the 66th minute when he made way for Din Sula.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Neftochimic – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1:2
Bojan Gjorgievski wasn’t part of Neftochimic’s squad, while Vancho Trajanov started in defensive midfield for Lokomotiv and played until the half-time break. Stefan Jevtoski made the bench for Lokomotiv, it was his first call up in the actual season.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Inter Zaprešić – Slaven Belupo 1:1
Another match featuring at least one Macedonian on each side in Croatia. This time, Marjan Altiparmakovski for the hosts and Mirko Ivanovski for the visiting side. Altiparmakovski was brought on in the 80th minute and had little time to make an impact, while his teammate Zoran Danoski did not make the matchday squad. On the other side, Ivanovski played 90 minutes before he was replaced. He had a long-range attempt in the 30th minute when he noticed the opposing keeper being out of his line and he sent a shot from the middle of the pitch but it ended just above the goal.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Istra 1961 1:1
Just as the above match, here we also saw Macedonians on each side. Muzafer Ejupi played the whole match for the hosts and scored the only goal, Milovan Petrovikj started and played until 65th minute, while for the visiting side central defender Risto Mitrevski played the whole match. Osijek are currently 2nd on the table, while Istra are also having a nice run and they find themselves on the 5th place.

Ejupi’s goal (at 3:35):

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Split 2:0
Both Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zhuta played the whole match for the hosts. Ristovski scored a goal but it was disallowed because of an opposing foul. If the goal stood, it would have been his first for Rijeka. Meanwhile, Zhuta took part in the first goal when he sent a cross from the left for Bradarić who fired a shot, the ball was deflected by Gorgon and went into the net for 1:0. Meanwhile, Vlatko Stojanovski wasn’t called up by the visitors.

Zhuta in action at the game; photo: NK Rijeka

Cyprus, Cyta A, Ermis – Ethnikos 2:1
An unlucky defeat for Ethnikos. They had 1:1 until the 90th minute, but the hosts scored a goal in the dying moments. Both Martin Bogatinov and Mite Cikarski played the whole match for the losing side. Bogatinov was booked in the 73rd minute. Cikarski gave away a penalty in the 7th minute, but Bogatinov saved the shot.

Bogatinov’s saved penalty (at 0:25):

Cyprus, Cyta A, AEK – Anorthosis 4:1
AEK continues their perfect run. Both Ivan Trichkovski and Daniel Mojsov started the match for the hosts. Trichkovski has scored the first goal for his club but later had to be substituted with an injury. At first, it did not seem serious, but we are waiting for news from Cyprus for how long will he be sidelined.

Trichko’s goal (at 0:46):

Czech Republic,, Slovacko – Vysočina 1:1
A Macedonian derby in Czech Republic as well. Veliche Shumulikoski played the whole match for the hosts, while Yani Urdinov remained on the bench for the visiting side.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Inter Turku – VPS 1:1
Kosta Manev played the whole match for the hosts, while Egzon Belica was not part of the matchday squad. Inter Turku have went into a positive series and while they are still in the relegation zone, they have now went 4 matches without a defeat.

Greece, Soúper Ligk, Levadiakos – Kerkyra 2:1
Vladimir Dimitrovski started the match and played until 74th minute when he was replaced by a midfielder in his club’s attempt to save at least a point in this game.

Dimitrovski is being pulled by an opponent; photo: PAE Kerkyra

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Ferencváros – Újpest 3:3
The great derby of Hungary saw both Macedonians in Újpest starting the match. Viktor Angelov played the first half, while Enis Bardhi played the whole match.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Vasas – Mezőkövesd 4:0
Kire Ristevski‘s Vasas returned to their winning ways with a convincing home win. Ristevski played the whole match in defense.

Iceland, Úrvalsdeild, Fjölnir – Stjarnan 0:1
Daniel Ivanovski is still out of Fjölnir’s squad.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Pescara 1:1
After goalless first half Goran Pandev got a chance to play the second half instead Olivier Ntcham. In the 77th minute Ahmad Benali made a foul on Pandev which wasn’t signalized by the nearby referee to which Pandev reacted badly and got a direct red card. That means that he will miss next weekend’s road game against Bologna.

Pandev’s red card:

Italy, Serie A, Palermo – Juventus 0:1
Ilija Nestorovski started on the bench due to tactical manovers, but was brought in after Juve took the lead. He replaced fellow attacker Norbert Balogh in the 60th minute. He had one shot on goal from a difficult position that was saved bt Gigi Buffon. Aleksandar Trajkovski remains out of the team due to an ankle injury. Palermo lost the game due to an unlucky own goal.

Italy, Serie B, Bari – Benevento 0:4
Nikola Jakimovski started on bench for the visitors who recorded a stunning win over the promotion favorites Bari. He was introduced in the 78th minute instead Fabio Ceravolo when the score was 0:2. Jakimovski managed to get his name on the scoresheet as he scored the final goal in the 3rd minute of the injury time when he happened to be at the right place in the right moment. It was his debut goal for Benevento that interestingly, came against his former teammates.

Jakimovski’s goal (at 2:44):

Kazakshtan, Premier League play-off, Ordabasy – Astana 0:1
Agim Ibraimi remains out of the field with a knee injury.

Kazakshtan, Premier League play-out, Atyrau – Taraz 1:0
Aleksandar Damchevski played the whole game for the winning side in what was a very important win over the relegation rivals.

Kazakhstan, Premier League play-out, Tobol – Zhetysu 3:2
Dushan Savikj played the whole game for Tobol.

Kazakhstan, Premier League play-out, Akzajyk – Shakhter 1:2
Marko Simonovski remained on the visiting bench.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Jong PSV – Fortuna 3:0
Stefan Ashkovski played the whole game for Fortuna and picked up a yellow card in the 44th minute.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Telstar – Eindhoven 1:4
Denis Mahmudov wasn’t summoned for this home game.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie – Cracovia 1:1
Aleksandar Todorovski was not summoned by the home team.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Piast – Śląsk 1:1
Ostoja Stjepanovikj played until the 59th minute when Filipe Gonçalves substituted him. It was a goalless at the time as both teams scored in injury time.

Portugal, Taça de Portugal, Mosteirense – Famalicão 0:2
Andreja Efremov was eventually back in the squad after the groin injury, although he remained on the bench. His team advanced into the next round of the Portuguese Cup.

Serbia, Super Liga, Crvena Zvezda – Vojvodina 4:1
Both David Babunski and Daniel Avramovski didn’t make the matchday squad for Crvena Zvezda.

Serbia, Super Liga, Mladost Lučani – Bačka 1:0
Tome Kitanovski wasn’t summoned by Mladost.

Serbia, Super Liga, Metalac – Partizan 0:1
Stefan Andrikj didn’t play for Metalac.

Serbia, Super Liga, Radnički Niš – Radnik 1:0
Petar Krstikj wasn’t part of Radnicki’s squad at this game.

Serbia, Super Liga, Voždovac – Novi Pazar 2:0
Darko Micevski is continuing to be regular in midfield for Novi Pazar. His team lost the game with two goals in the last eight minutes of the game.

Serbia, Super Liga, Borac – Javor 1:1
Aleksa Amanovikj played whole game in defence for Javor while his teammates Filip Ristovski and Nikola Stojanov weren’t called up for this game.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, PodbrezováRužomberok 3:1
Dejan Peshevski came off the Podbrezová’s bench at 72nd minute replacing Michal Breznaník.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Zlaté Moravce – Žilina 0:2
Tihomir Kostadinov played just the first half for the home team as Guineian international Pepe Guilavogui took his place. Kostadinov received a yellow card at 6th minute of the game.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Tatran Dunajská Streda 0:3
Darko Tofiloski kept a clean sheet for Dunajská Streda second game in a row.

Slovenia, Prva Liga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Krško 5:0
Zeni Husmani didn’t make the matchday squad for Domžale.

South Korea, K-League Classic, Incheon United – Suwon 2:2
Krste Velkoski wasn’t summoned by Incheon.

Spain, Segunda División, Cordoba – Gimnástic 2:0
Stole Dimitrievski was once again reserve goalkeeper for Gimnástic.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Thun – Lugano 2:2
Ezgjan Alioski scored his seventh goal this season for Lugano at 63rd minute of the game against Thun. He was also booked at 69th minute.

Alioski’s goal (at 2:04):

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Vaduz 2:1
Nikola Gjorgjev was introduced for Grasshoppers at 76th minute when he substituted Ridge Munsy.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Chiangrai – Bangkok United 0:3
Mario Gjurovski played entire game in Bangkok’s comfortable away win.

Thailand, Toyota Thai Premier League, Suphanburi – Siam Navy 4:1
Darko Tasevski played the whole game for the home side.

Tasevski in action at the game; photo: Suphanburi FC

Turkey, PTT 1.Lig, Manisaspor – Göztepe 0:3
Adis Jahovikj scored a goal at a second consecutive game. He scored the last goal for Göztepe at 65th minute of the game. Jahovikj left the pitch at 88th minute when Umut Nayir took his place.

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