Macedonian internationals performances

Antonio Stankov (L) controls the ball; photo: Adis Jahovikj scored a brace for his club, while Emini, Muarem, Ivanovski, Bardi and Alioski all netted a goal apiece for their clubs.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Tirana 4:1
Izair Emini and Nijas Lena started for Kukësi in the win against Tirana. All of the goals were scored in the second half and it was Emini who netted the first one in the 55th minute.

Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Qarabağ – Sumqayıt 2:1
Muarem Muarem made the start for Qarabağ and opened the score in the 12th minute. This was Muarem’s fourth goal of the season in the Topaz Premyer Liqası. His team won the fourth title in a row.

Muarem’s goal (at 31:00):

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Slavia – Minsk 2:2
Darko Micevski made the start for Minsk and played until the end. Five minutes from time he received a yellow card.

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Vitebsk – Torpedo-BelAZ 1:1
Djelil Asani spent the whole game on the visitors bench.

Belgium, Jupiler League – Championship Group, Charleroi – Zulte Waregem 2:0
Gjoko Zajkov didn’t make Charleroi’s matchday squad.

Belgium, Proximus League Relegation, Tubize – Leuven 1:0
Jovan Kostovski opened on Leuven’s bench and played the last half hour after he took the place of Nikola Storm.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga play-off, Sloboda – Zrinjski 0:0
Aleksandar Lazevski played the entire game for Sloboda and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the draw against Zrinjski.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Cherno More – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 3:2
Vancho Trajanov made the start for Lokomotiv and played all minutes, while his teammate Stefan Jevtoski didn’t make the matchday squad. Last Wednesday, 38-year-old left-back Robert Petrov terminated his contract with Lokomotiv and ended his professional football career. Just as a reminder, Robert signed with Lokomotiv in January, before that he was already retired from football for a period of more than four years. A part of that time he worked as a coach for Spartak Pleven.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Rijeka 1:1
Centre-back Risto Mitrevski played the whole game for Istra, while his teammate Tome Kitanovski was an unused substitute. Meanwhile, Leonard Zhuta and Stefan Ristovski began on the lateral defensive positions for Rijeka and lasted all minutes on the field. Stefan played a role in the creation of Rijeka’s goal as he delivered a cross before one of his teammates assisted with a header.

Recap of the game (Rijeka’s goal at 1:40):

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Inter 2:1
Muzafer Ejupi played almost all minutes for Osijek as he was replaced two minutes from time, while his teammate Milovan Petrovikj didn’t make Osijek’s matchday squad.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Cibalia – Slaven Belupo 3:1
Mirko Ivanovski played the entire game for Slaven and converted a penalty in the 85th minute. Unfortunately, this wasn’t enough to grab a point on the road at Cibalia.

video of Ivanovski’s goal at 3:38

Cyprus, Cyta A, Ethnikos – Karmiotissa 1:1
Both Martin Bogatinov and Mite Cikarski were on the bench for the home team.

Cyprus, Cyta A, Omonia – AEK 1:2
Daniel Mojsov played the whole match for the visiting side, while Ivan Trichkovski is still out with a suspension following a red card he has received earlier.

Czech Republic, liga, Slovácko – Slavia 0:2
Veliche Shumulikoski played the whole match for the hosts and also wore the captain armband.

Czech Republic, liga, Dukla – Vysočina 4:1
Yani Urdinov played the whole match for the visiting side.

Denmark, Superligaen, København – Mydtjylland 3:1
Uroš Matić played the entire game for the winning side. His club dominates the league and is very close to securing the title.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, HIFK – Lahti 1:2
Marko Simonovski started the match for the visiting side and played until 66th minute.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Inter Turku – Mariehamn 1:1
Kosta Manev remained on the bench for this match.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Vasas – Honved 1:0
Vasas are back in the title chase after they beat the current table leaders at home. Kire Ristevski did not play in this game as he was serving a yellow cards suspension.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Mezokovesd – Ujpest 1:3
Aleksandar Damchevski was not part of the matchday squad for the home team, while Enis Bardi played the whole match for the winning side and also scored a great goal in the process. Viktor Angelov did not feature in this game as he is out with an injury.

video of Bardi’s goal at 1:54

Italy, Serie A, Juventus – Genoa 4:0
Goran Pandev remained on the bench for the losing side.

Italy, Serie A, Lazio – Palermo 6:2
Ilija Nestorovski played the whole match for Palermo, while Aleksandar Trajkovski was introduced in the 74th minute. The duo couldn’t do much to help their team in avoiding defeat and relegation seems more and more like a reality for Palermo.


Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Kashiwa – Yokohama F·Marinos 2:0
David Babunski entered the match in the 63rd minute when his team was already losing 2:0 and couldn’t help Yokohama to avoid the defeat.

Kazakshtan, Premier League, Astana – Taraz 4:0
Agim Ibraimi again wasn’t included in Astana’s squad.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Ordabasy – Tobol 1:2
Dushan Savikj was not part of Tobol’s squad on this match.

Latvia, Virslīga, RFS – Riga 0:1
Egzon Belica played the full 90 minutes for the away team and earned a yellow card in the 68th minute.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Achilles ’29 – Dordrecht 2:2
Antonio Stankov played the full match for the home team.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Telstar – Jong Utrech 3:1
Denis Mahmudov wasn’t included in Telstar’s squad.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Górnik Łęczna – Wisła 3:1
Stefan Ashkovski didn’t get the chance from the home team’s substitutes bench on this match.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie – Śląsk 1:1
Aleksandar Todorovski and Ostoja Stjepanovikj shared the points on the Macedonian duel in Poland. Todorovski played the whole match for the home team and Stjepanovikj received a yellow card in the 54th minute and was substituted five minutes later.

Aleks Todorovski (M) fights for the ball; photo:

Portugal, Ledman LigaPro, Aves – Famalicão 2:0
Andreja Efremov was not included in Famalicão’s squad for this match.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Javor – Mladost 0:1
Aleksa Amanovikj played the full match and received a yellow card in the 70th minute, while Filip Ristovski was on Javor’s bench.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnički Niš – Voždovac 3:0
Petar Krstikj wasn’t included in the home team’s squad.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Radnik – Spartak 3:0
Emil Abaz played 57 minutes for the visitors from Subotica.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Maribor – Domžale 1:0
Zeni Husmani played the entire game for the visitors and was booked with a yellow card four minutes after the half-time break. Maribor won thanks to a goal in the first minute.

Husmani controls the ball against Maribor; photo: Lado Vavpetič

Spain, Segunda División, Getafe – Gimnàstic 1:1
Stole Dimitrievski spent all minutes on the bench as he was Gimnàstic’s reserve goalie.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Häcken – Norrköping 1:2
David Mitov Nilsson is still injured. A couple of days ago David said that he is recovering slower than expected, thus we have to wait some more weeks to see him back in action.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers – Luzern 4:1
Nikola Gjorgjev wasn’t called up by the home side. Instead of that Nikola played 90 minutes for Grasshoppers reserve team.

Switzerland, Super League, Young Boys – Lugano 1:2
Ezgjan Alioski started in attack for Lugano and played all minutes. He opened the score in the 6th minute and was once again one of the best players on the field. So far, Ezgjan has collected phenomenal 15 goals and eleven assists in the current Super League season. It would be a surprise if he stays one more season with Lugano as there is for sure interest from bigger clubs.

Ezgjan’s goal (at the beginning of the video):

Switzerland, Challenge League, Le Mont – Schaffhausen 0:2
Muhamed Demiri started in central defense for Schaffhausen as he and his teammates kept a clean sheet in the road encounter against Le Mont.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Chiasso – Wil 1900 3:1
Samir Fazli played all minutes for Wil 1900.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Suphanburi – Nakhonratchasima 4:0
Krste Velkoski started on the right wing for the visitors and played all minutes as his team was demolished on the road by Suphanburi.

Turkey, PTT 1.Lig, Göztepe – Adana 3:2
Adis Jahovikj continues his great season as he netted a brace against Adana. Adis has now 17 goals on his scoresheet in the Turkish second tier and his team is still in the race for a spot in the Turkish top flight.

Adis’ goals (at 0:20 and 1:30):

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