Macedonian internationals performances

Alieski being chased by Brendan Galloway; photo: Leeds UnitedEjupi, Angelov and Ashkovski scored one a piece each, Alioski assisted in the Championship, while Bardi debuted in Primera.

Armenia, Bardsragujn chumb, Gandzasar – Shirak 0:1
Filip Ilikj wasn’t summoned by Gandzasar for this match

Belarus, Vysheyshaya Liga, Minsk – Slavia 2:2
Darko Micevski got booked in the 55th minute and was substituted in the 76th for striker Valery Gramyka as his Minsk was losing 1:2 at that time.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Genk – Charleroi 0:1
Gjoko Zajkov watched his teammates win from the bench.

Belgium, Proximus League, OH Leuven – Cercle Brugge 7:1
Jovan Kostovski opened on the bench and played the 77th minute for the hosts as his team demolished Cercle. It was already 5:1 when Kostovski entered the pitch substituting Nikola Storm.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sloboda – Zrinjski 0:2
Aleksandar Lazevski played untill 69th minute for Sloboda when he was replaced by Edis Smajić.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sarajevo – Željezničar 0:1
Krste Velkoski came as a substitution for Sarajevo at 71st minute instead of Amar Rahmanović but he couldn’t help his team to avoid a loss in the biggest Bosnian derbut.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Krupa – Čelik 1:0
Strahinja Krstevski didn’t play for Krupa.

Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Vereya – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1:0
Vancho Trajanov started for Loko and played 77 minutes when Yanko Angelov substituted him. At that moment it was already 1:0.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Istra 1961 – Cibalia 0:1
Tome Kitanovski started and got substituted by Mohammed Aliyu in the 72nd minute, while his teammate Risto Mitrevski wasn’t in the squad. Their team was defeated by Cibalia who once again did not summon Armend Dalipi.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Osijek – Inter 3:0
Milovan Petrovikj wasn’t in the squad, while his teammate Muzafer Ejupi came in as a substitute in the 64th minute instead of Antonio Perošević when the score was still goalless. Just five minutes later he scored for 2:0.

Ejupi’s goal (at 0:32):

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka – Lokomotiva 2:1
Leonard Zhuta began at left-back and played all minutes. Rijeka was one goal down at half-time, but responded with two unanswered goals to grab three points against Lokomotiva.

Zhuta hugs Florentin Matei after scoring the winner; photo: NK Rijeka

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Dinamo – Slaven Belupo 2:0
Mirko Ivanovski played the whole game and got booked in the 35th minute. His team was no match for the mighty Dinamo.

Cyprus, Cyta A, AEL – Aris 1:0
Davor Zdravkovski remained on AEL’s bench, while keeper Edin Nuredinoski and defender Vlatko Drobarov played the full 90 minutes for the visitors.

Cyprus, Cyta A, Ethnikos – Alki 0:1
Martin Bogatinov was between the posts for the home side, while his teammate Mite Cikarski was on the bench before getting in two minutes from time instead of Christos Poyiatzis.

Czech Republic, HET Liga, Sparta – Slovácko 1:0
Captain Veliche Shumulikoski was taken off in the 70th minute to make place for Jakub Rezek. That happened ten minutes after his team conceded the winner.

Czech Republic, HET Liga, Bohemians 1905 – Slavia 0:0
Yani Urdinov was an unused substitute for the home team.

Denmark, Superligaen, København – SønderjyskE 3:2
Uroš Matić remained at the home team bench.

England, Championship, Sunderland – Leeds United 0:2
Ezgjan Alioski recorded his second assist this season as he served Samuel Sáiz for the leading goal in the 21st minute. Also, he was voted man of the match.

Alioski’s assist (at 1:26):

Finland, Veikkausliiga, SJK – Lahti 1:0
Marko Simonovski played the whole game for the visitors.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Kemi – Inter 1:5
Kosta Manev got a chance to play from the 74th minute instead of Philip Njoku. His team had a 4:1 lead at that time.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Újpest – Diósgyőr 1:1
Viktor Angelov saved his team from a defeat. He started from the bench before getting a chance in the 72nd minute instead of Soma Novothny. In the 81st minute he scored the equalizer and in the fourth injury minute he got booked. His new teammate Remzifaik Selmani just joined Újpest and wasn’t available for this match.

Angelov’s goal (at 5:45):

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Debrecen – Vasas 4:1
Kire Ristevski played the whole game for the visiting side.

Italy, Serie A, Sassuolo – Genoa 0:0
Goran Pandev started for Genoa in their opening league game. He had a chance to break the dead lock in the 13th minute with a header taht was saved by the home keeper. Pandev left the field in the 74th minute to make space for young midfielder Stephane Omeonga.

Pandev is being tackled by Federico Peluso; photo: Genoa CFC

Italy, Serie A, Sampdoria – Benevento 2:1
Nikola Jakimovski wasn’t summoned by Benevento for their Serie A debut game.

Japan, Meiji Yasuda J1 League, Vissel Kobe – Yokohama F·Marinos 0:0
David Babunski watched the entire game from the visiting bench.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Akzhayik – Aktobe 2:2
Muarem Muarem started in midfield for the visitors and played till 83rd minute when he made way for the French international Jérémy Faug-Porret while his teammate Dushan Savikj entered the field at 61st minute replacing Serbian international Marko Obradović.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Tobol – Taraz 1:1
Vanche Shikov played full game for Tobol. He was shown a yellow card at 90+5 minute of the game.

etherlands, Eredivisie, Twente – Venlo 1:2
Nikola Gjorgjev started for Twente and got substituted in the 63rd minute, just three minutes after his team got back in game with a goal for 1:2. Moroccan striker Oussama Assaidi took his place.

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Fortuna – Dordrecht 5:1
Stefan Ashkovski entered the field in the 80th minute instead Finn Stokkers and scored the fifth goal in the second minute of the injury time. For the visitors, Denis Mahmudov started and was substituted by Bruno in the 83rd minute. So Ashkovski and Mahmudov played against each other for only 3 minutes.

Ashkovski’s goal:

Poland, LOTTO Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie – Wisła 3:0
Aleksandar Todorovski was unused substitute for the home team.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Vitória de Guimarães – Sporting 0:5
Stefan Ristovski wasn’t summoned by Sporting.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Javor – Vojvodina 0:1
Filip Ivanovski and Filip Ristovski played all minutes for Javor, while their teammates Aleksa Amanovikj and Nikola Stojanov didn’t make the matchday squad.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Čukarički – Radnički 0:0
Petar Krstikj is still injured, thus he wasn’t part of the visitors team.

Serbia, SuperLiga, Spartak – Voždovac 0:0
Bojan Gjorgievski didn’t even make the bench for Spartak, while Emil Abaz played the second half for the home side as he entered the field directly after the break. Eventually, the game ended in a goalless draw.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Železiarne – Ružomberok 1:3
Dejan Peshevski wasn’t in the home team squad due to injury, while Tihomir Kostadinov played for the visitors untill the 72nd minute when Dalibor Takáč took his place. It was 0:2 at that moment.

Slovenia, Prva Liga Telekom Slovenije, Ankaran Hrvatini – Olimpija 1:3
Dejan Angov remained on the home bench, while Daniel Avramovski wasn’t summoned by the visitors.

Slovenia, Prva Liga, Domžale – Aluminij 2:2
Zeni Husmani was benched in order to be rested before the return leg of the Europa League play-off game on the road against Olympique de Marseille. He came in instead Žan Žužek in the 68th minute to help Domžale keep the 2:1 lead, but failed.

Spain, Primera División, Levante – Villarreal 1:0
Enis Bardi debuted in LaLiga. He started in midfield and played until 70th minute when he was substituted by Ivorian international Cheick Doukouré. His team later scored the winner from the spot.

Bardi during the game; photo: Mundo Deportivo

Spain, Segunda División, Gimnàstic – Almería 0:1
Stole Dimitrievski was between the posts for Gimnàstic in the opening match of the new season. His team desappointed its fans by losing at home.


Sweden, Allsvenskan, Sirius – Norrköping 0:1
David Mitov Nilsson kept a clean sheet for Norrköping.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Rapperswil-Jona – Wohlen 3:2
Egzon Shabani entered the field for the home team at 70th minute when he substituted Dennis Salanović while his teammate Enis Ramadani was unused substitute at this match.

Turkey, Super Lig, Kayserispor – Göztepe 1:0
Adis Jahovikj played the entire game for the visiting side.

Turkey, Super Lig, Fenerbahçe – Trabzonspor 2:2
Elif Elmas is waiting for UEFA approval to perform for Fenerbahçe in official game.

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