Macedonian internationals/potentials performances (25-28.12.2020)

Because of the limited number of players active during this period of the year, we decided to unite the internationals and potentials, thus today we don’t write just about players from Macedonia, but also about players with origins from Macedonia born and/or raised in other countries.

photo by Western United FC: Dylan Pierias (M) in action against Adelaide United

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Bylis – Apolonia 1:0
Goalkeeper Borjan Panchevski wasn’t part of the hosts squad for this match.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Partizani – Kukësi 4:1
Egzon Belica didn’t make the hosts matchday squad, while Besnik Ferati was an unused substitute. For the visitors, Agim Ibraimi was the whole game on the pitch and netted his teams lone goal in the 1st minute of stoppage time when he converted a penalty.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Teuta – Tirana 1:1
Blagoja Todorovski played all minutes at RB for Teuta, while his teammate Bobi Celeski stayed on the bench as the reserve goalie. Meanwhile, for the visitors Kristijan Toshevski and Filip Najdovski played the entire game at CB.

Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Vllaznia – Skënderbeu 5:1
Mevlan Adili, Aleksandar Isaevski and Demir Imeri were starters for Vllaznia as their team destroyed Skënderbeu. Forward Imeri opened the score in the 1st minute of the game and later also added an assist when a teammate headed home his corner in the 42nd minute. For the fourth goal scored in the 53rd minute it was Isaevski who provided the assist.

Demir’s goal & assist and Aleks’ assist (at start, 0:31 & 0:40):

Australia, Hyundai A-League, Western United – Adelaide United 0:0
Right-back Dylan Pierias played almost the whole game for Western United as he was replaced in the 90th minute, while James Delianov was on goal for Adelaide and managed to keep a clean sheet. Both players are born and raised in Australia, but have Macedonian origins.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Royal Antwerpen – Charleroi 2:1
Gjoko Zajkov was an unused substitute for Charleroi.

Cyprus, Protáthlima Cyta, AEL – Olympiakos 3:0
Davor Zdravkovski made the start for AEL and lasted 73 minutes on the pitch as his team collected three points against Olympiakos.

England, Premier League, Leeds United – Burnley 1:0
Ezgjan Alioski started at LWB and helped his team Leeds to keep a clean sheet in the narrow win against Burnley. Eventually, Ezgjan lasted all minutes on the pitch.

England, League One, Wigan Athletic – Shrewsbury Town 1:1
Dejan Iliev didn’t make the visitors matchday squad.

Italy, Serie B, Lecce – Vicenza 2:1
Leonard Zhuta started as left back and played all 90 minutes for Lecce in their win over Vicenza.

Portugal, Liga NOS, Belenenses – Sporting 1:2
Stefan Ristovski wasn’t called up by Sporting as he is still part of the second team.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Konyaspor – Çaykur Rizespor 1:1
Erdon Daci played the entire game in attack for Konyaspor.

Turkey, Süper Lig, Gençlerbirliği – Kayserispor 3:2
Daniel Avramovski didn’t play for the visitors as he is not registered for league play.

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