Macedonian internationals performances


Goran Pandev makes his home debut with Inter, Vance Sikov scores a goal for Ethnikos Achnas, and a couple of Macedonian internationals had their games postponed because of the freezing conditions.

Italy, Serie A, Inter – Siena 4:3
Goran Pandev started on the right wing for Inter and was very active early on as he forced the goalkeeper to make 2 saves including in the 9th minute when the keeper made a great save to prevent Pandev from scoring his first goal for Inter.  Siena took the shock lead through Massimo Maccarone with a wonderful goal before Inter scored twice through Milito and then Sneijder from a free kick in the 36th minute. Siena equalized one minute later to make it 2:2 going into halftime.  Pandev played both on the left and right as he showed his versatility. Siena continued to play Inter tough and took a deserving lead when Maccarone scored his second goal in the 65th minute. Inter pushed forward and could not break down the resilient Siena defense but a Siena player committed a silly foul and Inter made them pay for it as Sneijder scored his 2nd from a free kick.  Inter were not satisfied with the draw and wanted the win and got it in extra time when Milito found Pandev who passed it to Samuel for the game winning goal.  It was Pandev’s first assist with Inter as he played all 90 minutes.

Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, Ethnikos Achnas – Omonia Nicosia 2:1
Vance Sikov opened the scoring in the 17th minute with a header from a corner.  Both Sikov and his fellow Macedonian teammate Edin Nuredinoski played all 90 minutes for Ethnikos Achnas.  Nuredinoski also received a yellow card in the 53rd minute.

Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, APOEL – Enosis Neon Paralimni 3:1
Ivan Trickovski, Petar Milosevski, and Bojan Markovski all started for Enosis Neon Paralimni but they lost away to APOEL. Trickovski and Milosevski played all 90 minutes while Markovski had to be substituted in the 20th minute because of an injury. Boban Grncarov did not play for APOEL.  

Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, Doxa Katokopias – AE Paphos 2:2
Jane Nikoloski played all 90 minutes for Paphos.

Israel, Ligat HaAl, Maccabi Petah Tikva  Hapoel Tel Aviv 0:0
Vanco Trajanov played all 90 minutes for the home team.

England, League Championship, Preston North End – Doncaster
Postponed so Velice Sumulikoski did not have a chance to play for Preston whose new manager is Sir Alex Ferguson’s son Darren Ferguson.

France, Coupe de France, Amiens – Auxerre 

Postponed so Robert Popov and his team Auxerre did not play.

Belgium, EXQI League, Lierse – FCV Dender EH
Postponed so Nderim Nedzipi and Lierse did not play.

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