Macedonian internationals performances

 Our represents round Europe had another great week-end, with a lot of goals and very good matches for many players.      We start this resume with the Macedonian best international player the past two weeks. With four goals in three games Vlatko Grozdanoski is definitely going thru his best period since he came in Serbia. With his opening goal, Vojvodina has taken the lead against Cukaricki after 40 minutes. The home side managed to equalize two minutes before the end, but the club from Vojvodina has scored two more goals in the injury time and won with 1:3. The leader and the second placed in the Serbian Meridijan Liga, Partizan and Red Star won both in the visit at Sartid and Mladost respectively, by 0:1.  Dragan Chadikovski with Partizan was the only Macedonian who has made his appearance on these two matches entering in the last minute of the match. Another Macedonian player that ensures with good games constantly is Riste Naumov, who scored twice this week-end. Thanks to Naumov, his club Etnikos Achna won the game with 0:2 against Apollon Limassol in the Intertoto’s Playoffs in Cyprus. Macedonia has had other represents in different countries who managed to score this week-end. In Albania, Nikola Karcev scored the third goal in the 3:0 win of Elbasani against Besëlidhja. In Litvainia, Bobi Bozhinovski scored for his team Suduva in the 3:1 win over Atlantas. In the Croatian HNL, NK Osijek continues with good games. After defeating Hajduk in Split last Tuesday, they won this week-end easily at home with 2:0 against Varteks. The 24 years old Macedonian in NK Osijek, Goran Todorcev scored the second goal in this game. With one day to go in the HNL, Osijek is on the fifth place and only two points behind the second placed Rijeka.
    Our internationals were also active in the biggest European leagues.
Once again Goran Pandev confirmed that he is the Macedonian best player by taking the responsibility to strike the penalty accorded to Lazio. The Palermo’s goalkeeper has gone on the right side but didn’t manage to stop the strong shot by Pandev. Beside the penalty, Pandev has had four assists for his team mates putting them in very good position to score, but Manfredini, Tare and Zauri’s shots finished on the post or wide. Pandev created himself two more chances to score, but his first shot gone wide and the second was stoped by the goalkeeper. Finally Lazio lost the game, conceding two goals in the last ten minutes. In Germany while Bayern Munich secured the title, the future of the clubs with Macedonian players is still uncertain. Eintracht Frankfurt was hoping to get a place in Intertoto Cup, but with this week-end defeat against Stuttgart 4:1, they are about to lose the battle for one of the places taking in the European cups. The both Macedonians in Frankfurt, Oka Nikolov and Aleksandar Vasoski were on the bench in this difficult game for Eintracht’s defense. Enegie Cottbus had no chance against the second placed Werder and is still not sure to stay in Bundesliga 1 the next season. Energie lost 2:0 and Igor Mitreski wasn’t in the squad because of the red card that he got the last match against Hansa. In Bundesliga2, Mainz won 2:1 over Kaiserslauten and Koln with the win of 3:1 advanced on the table their concurrent for a place in Bundesliga1, the defeated visitor Hoffenheim. The Macedonians in Mainz and Koln, Nikolce Noveski and Aleksandar Mitreski, didn’t play for their clubs, who are now second and third on the table. Velice Sumulikoski has started one more game on the bench for Ipswich Town and entered 20 minutes before the end. His club won with 1:0 against Hull City and finished on eighth place which means that Ipswich will play one more year in the League Championship. Robert Popov wasn’t in the squad for Auxerre in the French Ligue 1, because of knee injury that he got during a match for the second team of Auxerre. Auxerre won by two goals to zero over Valenciennes and now is 5points in front of Toulouse, Lens and PSG. There are big chances for Auxerre to stay in Ligue 1 after this win and that one of the three clubs mentioned earlier be relegated in the Ligue 2 the next year. In Belgium the club of the Macedonian coach, Cedomir Janevski won the battle for the 6th place against Charleroi on 7th. With this win one day before the end of the championship, Genk is three points in front of Charleroi with no chances to reach the 5th place. Two days before the end of the Polish championship, Groclin, the club of Filip Ivanovski and Pance Kumbev is on the third place and in though battle with Legia and Lech for the second one. Our internationals has been both 90 minutes in Groclin’s squad on the visit in Korona Kielce and got one point drawing 1:1. This year championship is almost finished in Swiss as well. At least it’s finished for Sion who has secured his place in the Swiss Super League the next year, by scoring in the second minute of the injury time. Mirsad Mijadinoski has started the match on the bench and played the last 20minutes in the 1:2 win over St. Gallen. With an opening goal in the 20th minute, the macedonian striker in Slavia Prague Goce Toleski announced the victory in the visit at Olomouc. Toleski played 90 minutes and has assisted for the second and third goal for Slavia. The final result was 1-3. Contrary from the other countries in Russia the championship has just begun. On the eighth day of the Russian championship none of Macedonian internationals has played. Neither Dimovski for Terek, nor Maznov for Tomsk played in the duel between their clubs. They were both on the bench for 90minutes.

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