Macedonian internationals performances

Yani Urdinov (#18) celebrating with his teammates, photo: League titles for Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zhuta in Croatia and for Izair Emini and Nijas Lena in Albania, goal and assist for Mario Gjurovski with Mirko Ivanovski, Enis Bardi and Adis Jahovikj scoring one goal each, while Tihomir Kostadinov assisted.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Skënderbeu 2:0
Izair Emini and Nijas Lena played all minutes for Kukësi as their team won against Skënderbeu. Emini opened in attack, while Nijas played in defensive midfield. With this win their team surprisingly won the Albanian championship.

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Dnepr 0:0
Darko Micevski made the start for the hosts and played the entire game as his team collected one point against Dnepr.

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Gorodeya – Torpedo-BelAZ 3:2
Djelil Asani played the opening 60 minutes for the visitors. When Djelil left the field his team had a two goal lead, but Gorodeja netted three goals in a span of 22 minutes to down Asani’s team.

Belgium, Jupiler League – Championship Group, Zulte Waregem – Charleroi 2:2
Gjoko Zajkov finally made his first appearance in the Belgian top tier. This was the last round of the season and Gjoko played all minutes in central defense for Charleroi.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga – Championship Group, Sloboda – Krupa 1:3
Aleksandar Lazevski
played the whole game at left-back for Sloboda as his team lost against Krupa.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Cherno More 2:1
Vancho Trajanov opened in defensive midfield for Lokomotiv and played the entire game, while his teammate Stefan Jevtoski began on the bench and played from the 78th minute.

Jevtoski kicks the ball; photo: PFK Lokomotiv

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Cibalia 4:0
Leonard Zhuta and Stefan Ristovski both played all minutes
for Rijeka as their team easily collected three points against Cibalia.
Thanks to this win Rijeka ended Dinamo’s dominance in Croatia and
gained the first league title in their history.

Rijeka celebrates after the game; photo:

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Dinamo 0:1
Milovan Petrovikj didn’t make Osijek’s matchday squad, while Muzafer Ejupi started at centre-forward and played the whole game as his team lost at home against Dinamo.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Lokomotiva – Slaven Belupo 2:1
Mirko Ivanovski
started at centre-forward for Slaven and played the whole
match. In the 50th minute Mirko headed home an equalizer for his team, but
the hosts scored a second goal in the 82nd minute and thus grabbed three

Mirko’s goal (at 2:50):

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – RNK Split 1:0
Risto Mitrevski played all minutes at centre-back for Istra and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet. Meanwhile, Mitrevski’s teammate Tome Kitanovski was an unused substitute.

Cyprus, Cyta A, Ermis – Ethnikos 3:4
Both Martin Bogatinov and Mite Cikarski played the whole match for the visiting side. This was the last round of the Cypriot League and Ethnikos steered clear from relegation.

Cikarski (blue) in a duel; photo: Ermis

Cyprus, Cyta A, Anorthosis – AEK 0:1
Daniel Mojsov played the whole game for the visiting side, while Ivan Trichkovski did not took part. AEK have finished the season as runners-up and have secured a place for UEFA Europa League qualifications for the next season.

Czech Republic, liga, Slovácko – Slovan 0:1
Veliche Shumulikoski played the whole match for the home team, serving as team captain.

Czech Republic, liga, Vysočina – Příbram 1:1
Yani Urdinov played the whole match for the home team. His club managed to avoid relegation despite playing a rather poor season. They were in the relegation zone for the better part of the season but managed to gather points in the last rounds and with this point against Příbram they are now 3 points ahead of Hradec Králové with one round to go but since they have a better head-to-head this season, they have already secured top-level football in the next season as well.

Denmark, Superligaen, Lyngby – København 3:1
København did not manage to go whole season undefeated as they have lost for the first time this season with just 1 round to go. Uroš Matić played the whole match for his club. On Thursday they have another chance for title as they facing their rivals Brondby in the Danish Cup final.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Lahti – KuPS 1:2
Marko Simonovski started the match on the bench and was introduced in the 66th minute.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Ilves – Inter 0:2
Kosta Manev played the whole match for the winning side.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Gyirmót – Vasas 1:2
Kire Ristevski played the whole match for the winning side. After barely avoiding relegation in the past season, this season Vasas have went on to win a place for UEFA Europa League. With one round to go they are on 3rd place followed by Ferencváros but are facing them in the Hungarian Cup final so regardless of the result and their final table position (#3 or #4) they have secured an UEFA Europa League spot for the next season.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Haladás 2:1
Enis Bardi played until 93rd minute when he was taken off for tactical reasons. He has scored the game-winning goal in 86th minute after a perfectly taken free-kick against famous Hungarian keeper Gábor Király.

Bardi’s free kick goal (at 6:06):

Italy, Serie A, Genoa – Torino 2:1
Goran Pandev started on the bench and entered the field in the 60th minute substituting Giovanni Simeone, six minutes after the Argentinian scored for 2:0. Torino pulled one back in the 89th minute, but it was too late and Genoa recorded a very important win with which the Grifoni booked a place in the Serie A for next season.

Pandev (top row far left) and his teammates celebrated like winning the title; photo: Genoa CFC

Italy, Serie A, Pescara – Palermo 2:0
Ilija Nestorovski started and played the whole game. He was very active but besides one shot from distance he had no chances for scoring if we don’t count the disallowed goal near the end that was from an offside position. Aleksandar Trajkovski was on the bench and came in instead captain Andrea Rispoli in the 75th minute. Since that moment Nestorovski took the captain’s armband. This was a clash of the two bottom placed and already relegated teams. The outcome did not affect the standings.

After the match Nestorovski asked for forgiveness from the fans for the disappointing season:

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Yokohama F·Marinos –
Vegalta Sendai 1:1

David Babunski was unused
substitute for the home team.

Kazakshtan, Premier League, Akzhayik – Astana 0:2
Agim Ibraimi wasn’t included in
Astana’s squad on this match.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Tobol – Okzhetpes 5:1
Dushan Savikj came in for Tobol
in the 67th minute and helped his team beat Okzhetpes with 5:1.

Latvia, Virsliga, Ventspils – Riga 0:0
Egzon Belica wasn’t part of away
team’s squad on this match.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Piast Gliwice – Górnik Łęczna 2:1
Stefan Ashkovski was unused
substitute for the away team.

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Śląsk – Arka 4:1
Ostoja Stjepanovikj entered the
match in the 73rd minute and helped his team secure the win over

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Wisła Płock – Zagłębie 1:2
Aleksandar Todorovski played the
whole match for Zagłębie and won away in Płock with 1:2.

Todorovski (L) in a duel; photo: PAP

Portugal, Ledman LigaPro, Gil Vicente – Famalicão 1:2
Andreja Efremov watched the
match from away team’s substitute bench.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Vojvodina – Javor 1:0
Filip Ristovski played the whole
match for the away team, while Aleksa Amanovikj wasn’t included in the
away team’s squad.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Spartak – Bačka 2:1
Emil Abaz played the full 90
minutes for Spartak and celebrated a win over Bačka.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Tatran – Dunajská Streda 1:1
Darko Tofiloski wasn’t called up by the visitors.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Podbrezová – Ružomberok 0:1
Dejan Peshevski didn’t make the hosts’ matchday squad.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Zlaté Moravce – Žilina 1:4
Tihomir Kostadinov played all minutes for Zlaté Moravce and provided the assist for the opener in the 10th minute, but this wasn’t enough as Žilina answered with four goals to down Kostadinov’s team on the road. Tihomir was also booked with a yellow card in the 8th minute.

Tihomir’s assist (at 1:40):

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Gorica – Olimpija 1:0
Daniel Avramovski wasn’t called up by Gorica.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Radomlje – Maribor 1:1
An unexpected point for Radomlje in the game against Maribor, but Dorian Babunski didn’t make his teams matchday squad.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Aluminij – Domžale 0:0
In the goalless draw away to Aluminij Zeni Husmani played the entire game in defensive midfield for Domžale.

Husmani (yellow) in an aerial duel with Blaž Kramer; photo: Lado Vavpetič

Spain, Segunda División, Rayo Vallecano – Gimnàstic 2:0

Stole Dimitrievski spent all minutes on the bench as he was Gimnàstic reserve goalkeeper.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Malmö – Norrköping 1:2
David Mitov Nilsson wasn’t called up for Norrköpping as he is still sidelined because of an injury.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, St. Gallen – Grasshoppers 4:1
Nikola Gjorgjev didn’t make the visitors bench.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Lugano – Vaduz 2:1
Ezgjan Alioski played until the 75th minute in attack for Lugano and also received a yellow card in the 26th minute.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Winterthur – Schaffhausen 1:3
Muhamed Demiri opened in central defense for Schaffhausen and played the whole match.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Zürich – Wil 1900 0:2
Samir Fazli made a late substitute appearance for Wil as he entered the pitch in the 87th minute.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Bangkok United – Suphanburi 4:0
Mario Gjurovski started in attacking midfield for the home side and collected a goal and an assist apiece. First he provided the assist in the 25th minute, later in the 78th minute it was Mario who netted the last goal in the comfortable win against Suphanburi.

Thailand, Toyota Thai League, Nakhonratchasima – Chiangrai 0:1
Krste Velkoski opened on the right wing for Nakhonratchasima and played all minutes in the narrow loss against Chiangrai.

Turkey, PTT 1.Lig, Denizlispor – Göztepe 1:1
Adis Jahovikj played all minutes for the visitors and opened the score in the 54th minute. Just ten minutes later Denizlispor netted an equalizer. No more goals were scored, thus the game ended in a draw.

Jahovikj’s goal (at the beginning):

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