Agim Ibraimi scores a brace for Olimpija, Nikolce Noveski and Mainz got a big win against Borussia Dortmund, Krste Velkoski makes his debut with Ceahlăul, and Stevica Ristic, Zoran Baldovaliev, and Zoran Zlatkovski each scored a goal for their respective teams.
Italy, Serie A, Fiorentina – Inter 2:2
Goran Pandev started for Inter and had his first chance in the 10th minute but his shot from just outside the box was blocked by his teammate Samuel Eto’o. Pandev was inches from scoring in the 26th minute when he received a cross from Eto’o but it was just a tad long and Pandev threw out his leg but the shot didn’t have much power and the keeper made an easy save. Pandev should have done better in the 44th minute with Inter on the counter attack but his pass to Diego Milito let him down and Inter squandered a great opportunity. Pandev was substituted in the 71st minute.
Germany, 1. Bundesliga, Mainz – Borussia Dortmund 1:0
Nikolce Noveski played all 90 minutes and had another solid game as Mainz got a big win against the 4th place team in the German Bundesliga. This game was also revenge for Mainz as they beat their former manager, Jurgen Klopp, who managed Mainz from 2001-2008 before he left to take over as the manager of Borussia Dortmund.
Germany, 1. Bundesliga, Hannover 96 – Schalke 04 4:2
Besart Ibraimi was not among the 18 players called up by Schalke 04.
Germany, 1. Bundesliga, Borrusia Mönchengladbach – Eintracht Frankfurt 2:0
Oka Nikolov played the entire game for Eintracht Frankfurt while his teammate Aleksandar Vasoski remains out with a knee injury. Nikolov should have done better on the first goal as he got his hand on the ball after a Borussia player tried to lob the ball over Nikolov but it took a lucky deflection and it found Marco Reus who scored from close range.
France, Ligue 1, Nancy – Auxerre 0:1
Robert Popov was not called up by Auxerre.
Russia, Premier-Liga, Dinamo Moskva – Tom Tomsk 0:0
Goran Maznov was an unused substitute for Tom Tomsk.
Netherlands, Eredivisie, Twente – Heerenveen 2:0
Goran Popov was not even called up by Heerenveen manager Jan Everse as he decided to start a defensive minded LB instead of Popov who has been at fault for some goals lately and Everse was getting tired of Popov making the same mistakes over and over again. Samir Fazli started on the bench and made his second appearance of the year when he entered the game in the 84th minute replacing Christian Grindheim.
Ukraine, Vyshcha Liha, Chernomorets Odessa – Vorskla Poltava 0:0
Filip Despotovski was not called up once again by Vorskla Poltava.
Romania, Liga I, Dinamo Bucureşti – Braşov 0:0
Dusan Savic started on the bench for Braşov before he came on in the 70th minute replacing Dorel Zaharia.
Romania, Liga I, Ceahlăul – Timişoara 1:1
Krste Velkoski got the start for Ceahlăul and played the first half but he was substituted before the start of the 2nd half. Velkoski did well to intercept a pass in the 38th minute but his shot was way over the goal.
England, League Championship, Preston North End – Scunthorpe United 3:2
Velice Sumulikoski continues to be left out by Preston North End manager Darren Ferguson.
Switzerland, Axpo Super League, Sion – Aarau 4:0
Aco Stojkov played the entire game for Aarau who suffered another heavy defeat. Stojkov had a chance in the 50th minute after some nice passing but his shot was saved by the Sion keeper. Stojkov threatened again in the 84th minute but his shot was just of the far post.
Austria, T-Mobile Bundesliga, Mattersburg – Kapfenberg 3:1
Ilco Naumoski was suspended for this game as he picked up his 5th yellow card last week while Goce Sedloski started on the bench before he came on at the start of the 2nd half with the score tied at 1:1. Mattersburg scored twice in the 2nd half and they went on to win 3:1. The third Macedonian on Mattersburg, Ostoja Stjepanovic, was not called up.
Austria, T-Mobile Bundesliga, LASK Linz – Magna Wiener Neustadt 1:1
Mensur Kurtisi began the game on the bench for Magna before he entered the game in the 63rd minute replacing Diego Viana. Kurtisi took a free kick in the 66th minute that was inches over the goal.
Belgium, Jupiler League, Standard Liege – Germinal Beerschot 3:0
Tome Pacovski was the second keeper for Germinal Beerschot. Pacovski has been told by Germinal management that he could look for a new club this summer.
Belgium, Jupiler League, Mechelen – Cercle Brugge 1:0
Igor Gjuzelov was an unused substitute for Cercle Brugge.
Belgium, EXQI League, Tubize – Lierse 1:1
Nderim Nedzipi did not play for Lierse.
Poland, Orange Ekstraklasa, Piast Gliwice – Polonia Warszawa
Postponed because of the tragic death of the Polish President as well as members of the country’s military, political, and church elites when their plane crashed in western Russia. All games on Saturday and Sunday were postponed.
Poland, Orange Ekstraklasa, Lech Poznań – Arka Gdynia 2:0
Zlatko Tanevski started on the bench for Lech before he entered the game in the 87th minute replacing Manuel Arboleda. This game was on Friday and that’s why it was played.
Poland, Orange Ekstraklasa, Legia Warszawa – Jagiellonią Białystok
Poland, Unibet 1. Liga, Wisła Płock – Widzew Łódź 0:1
Dejan Miloseski was an unused substitute for the visitors. This game was also played on Friday.
Czech Republic, 1. Gambrinus Liga, Banik Ostrava – Slovačko 3:2
Ilija Nestorovski started on the bench for Slovačko before he entered the game in the 80th minute.
Hungary, Soproni Liga, Debreceni – Paksi 3:1
Mirsad Mijadinoski did not play for Debreceni.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Sliven – CSKA Sofia 2:4
Igor Mitreski was not called up by CSKA Sofia because of an injury.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Levski Sofia – Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2:0
Darko Tasevski returned to training for Levski Sofia but he was still not called up by Levski for the game against Lokomotiv Plovdiv as he is getting into football shape.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Pirin – Beroe 2:2
Both Dragi Kocev and Zoran Zlatkovski started for Pirin and it was Zlatkovski who opened the scoring for Pirin in the 21st minute with a well taken shot that the keeper couldn’t save. Then Zlatkovski provided an assist to Kondev who scored in the 41st minute to give Pirin a 2:1 lead. Beroe equalized in the 45th minute. Zlatkovski played all 90 minutes while Kocev was substituted in the 73rd minute.
Bulgaria, A PFG, Minyor Pernik – Slavia Sofia 0:1
Robert Petrov was an unused substitute for Slavia Sofiia.
Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, AEL – APOP 4:2
Vlatko Grozdanoski began the game on the bench for AEL before he entered the game in the 66th minute.
Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, Ethnikos Achnas – Enosis Neon Paralimni 0:1
Edin Nuredinoski and Vance Sikov played the entire game for Ethnikos Achnas while their teammate Slavco Georgievski did not play. For Enosis Neon Paralimni, Ivan Trickovski and Bojan Markoski played all 90 minutes while Petar Milosevski was rested and Enosis wanted their young keeper to gain some experience. Trickovski started lively and attempted a powerful shot in the 8th minute but Nuredinoski made a good save and it went for a corner. Trickovski provided the assist for the only goal of the game in the 31st minute with a nice pass before he had another chance in the 58th minute but his shot was just wide of goal. Trickovski is very close to joining APOEL as they look to strengthen their team for next year.
Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, Apollon – APOEL 1:2
Boban Grncarov played all 90 minutes for APOEL who leapfrogged Apollon for 3rd place in the standings.
Cyprus, Protathlima A’Katigopias, AE Paphos – Aris 3:2
Jane Nikoloski played the entire game for Paphos.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, OFK Beograd – Vojvodina 2:2
Mario Gjurovski got the start for Vojvodina and provided a great assist to Dusan Tadic for Vojvodina’s first goal. Gjurovski attempted a dangerous shot just before halftime but the keeper made a good save. He was substituted in the 76th minute by Ognjen Mudrinski and it was Mudrinski who scored in the 84th minute to tie the game at 2:2.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, Jagodina – Partizan 0:0
Aleksandar Lazevski was an unused substitute.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, Rad – Cukaricki 2:0
Aleksandar Todorovski did not play for Rad.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, Metalac – Javor 1:0
Filip Petrov started on the bench for Javor before he came on in the 75th minute replacing Goran Gogic.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, Smederovo – Borac 0:0
Zoran Todorov played the entire game for Smederovo as didStefan Spirovski for Borac.
Serbia, Jelen Superliga, Napredak – Hajduk 2:0
Dragan Stojkov did not play for Napredak.
Croatia, T-Com 1.HNL, Međimurje – Rijeka 1:5
Vlade Lazarevski played all 90 minutes for Rijeka while Daniel Georgievski returned from his injury and played the entire game for the home team but it was not a good return as his team was thrashed by Rijeka.
Croatia, T-Com 1.HNL, Istra 1961 – Zadar 2:0
Armend Alimi started and played until the 49th minute for Istra.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Halmstad – Mjällby 1:2
Daniel Ivanovski played the entire game for the visitors.
Israel, Ligat Toto, Maccabi Petah Tikva – Hapoel Raanana 2:3
Vanco Trajanov was an unused substitute for Maccabi Petah Tikva.
Israel, Liga Leumit, Beitar Shimshon Tel Aviv – Hapoel Kiryat Shmona 1:3
Zoran Baldovaliev opened the scoring in the 4th minute for Hapoel Kiryat Shmona and played until the 75th minute when Suli Zemach took his place.
Slovenia, 1.SNL, Velenje – Olimpija 1:3
Agim Ibraimi scored a goal last week and followed it up with two goals in this game. Ibraimi gave Olimpija the lead in the 15th minute and finished off Velenje in the 82nd minute when he made it 1:3. Ibraimi was substituted in the 86th minute.
Uzbekistan, Uzbek League, Lokomotiv – Bunyodkor 0:4
Stevica Ristic started on the bench for Bunyodkor but came on in the 78th minute replacing Brazilian Denilson and Ristic scored in the 90th minute to make it 0:4.
Germany, Regionalliga West, Bonner – Bochum II 0:1
Goran Slavkovski began the game on the bench for Bochum II before he came on in the 85th minute replacing Mirkan Aydin.