Midweek internationals performances

Ashkovski, on the ball, in action for Partizan; photo: partizan.rsStefan Ashkovski and Mirko Ivanovski scored in domestic cup matches for their respective teams, Yani Urdinov scored a late game winner for Ekranas in league play, Agim Ibraimi added two more assists for Maribor, while Darko Tasevski was shown red card in Israel for Ironi Kiryat Shmona.

Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Lazio 3:0
Goran Pandev started for Napoli and played until the 69th minute when he was substituted by Lorenzo Insigne.  Goran also received a yellow card in the 53rd minute.  Napoli was led by striker Edinson Cavani who scored all three goals for the winning side.

Italy, Serie B, Bari – Pro Vercelli 2:1
Stefan Ristovski was an unused substitute for Bari.

England, Capital One Cup, West Brom – Liverpool 1:2
Goran Popov remains out with a groin injury for West Brom who was eliminated from the English Capital One Cup with the loss to Liverpool.

Germany, Bundesliga, Schalke 04 – Mainz 3:0
Nikolche Noveski played the entire game for Mainz who conceded an early goal from a penalty and then allowed two more goals after the 80th minute to suffer the road loss against Schalke.

Germany, Bundesliga, Bayern München – Wolfsburg 3:0
Ferhan Hasani was an unused substitute for Wolfsburg.  This was the first time that Hasani has made at least the bench in a league game since joining Wolfsburg in January of 2012.

Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Club Brugge – Woluwe-Zaventem 3:0
Ivan Trichkovski returned from his injury for Club Brugge by starting this game on the bench before coming on in the 84th minute to replace Maxime Lestienne.  With the win, Club Brugge advanced to the next round of the Belgian Cup.

Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Mechelen – Bertrix 6:0
Tome Pachovski was not called up by Mechelen due to a suspension that he was serving in the Belgian Cup competition.

Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Zulte Waregem – Coxyde 1:0
Aleksandar Trajkovski played all 90 minutes for Zulte Waregem who managed just a single goal to down Coxyde and advance to the next round of the domestic cup.

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Thun – Young Boys 2:1
Muhamed Demiri played from the start for Thun who collected a come from behind victory with two goals after the 70th minute to get past Young Boys.

Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Steaua Bucureşti – Rapid Bucureşti 1:0
Daniel Georgievski played the entire game for Steaua Bucureşti and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet, while Bazhe Ilijoski was not called up by Rapid Bucureşti.  Steaua managed to collect all three points with the lone goal being scored deep into stoppage time of the 90th minute.

Romania, Cupa României, Steaua Bucureşti – Târgu Mureş 3:1
Daniel Georgievski was not included in the Steaua Bucureşti squad.

Romania, Cupa României, CSMS Iași – Astra 1:4
Mirko Ivanovski played all 90 minutes for Astra in attack and scored the third goal for his team in the 65th minute.  Astra scored all four goals in the 2nd half after trailing 1:0 at halftime.

Video of the goal by Ivanovski (at 0:28):


Romania, Cupa României, Dinamo Bucureşti – Voinţa Sibiu 2:1
Kristijan Naumovski stayed on the bench for Dinamo Bucureşti as the #2 keeper behind Cristian Bălgrădean.

Romania, Cupa României, Rapid Bucureşti – Olimpia Satu Mare 6:0
Bazhe Ilijoski played the entire game for Rapid Bucureşti who scored three goals in each half to easily reach the next round of the Romanian Cup.

Israel, Ligat Winner, Maccabi Tel Aviv – Ironi Kiryat Shmona 4:0
Darko Tasevski started for Ironi Kiryat Shmona and played until the 52nd minute when he received a direct red card for elbowing an opposing player.  The Ironi Kiryat Shmona took a free kick and Tasevski jumped up to win the ball but also made contact with his marker.  Replays showed it wasn’t malicious but the referee gave him a red card, much to the displeasure of the Ironi Kiryat Shmona players and coaches.

Video of the red card by Tasevski (at 51:28):

Slovenia, 1. SNL, Koper – Maribor 2:3
Agim Ibraimi got the start for Maribor and played until the 86th minute when he was substituted by Martin Milec.  Agim provided two more assists, creating the first two goals for Maribor in the 19th and 41st minute.  For Koper, Dragan Chadikovski played the entire game and scored a goal in the 37th minute to tie the match at 1:1.

The first (at 0:30) and second (at 1:18) assist by Ibraimi and the goal by Chadikovski (at 0:59):

Slovenia, 1. SNL, Celje – Domžale 0:0
Zeni Husmani started on the bench for Domžale before he entered the game in the 77th minute replacing Aleks Pihler.

Austria, ÖFB-Cup, Bad Vöslau – Mattersburg 2:3
Ilcho Naumoski was not included in the squad by Mattersburg who needed a goal in the 90th minute to get past Bad Vöslau and advance to the next round of the Austrian Cup.

Austria, ÖFB-Cup, Wiener Viktoria – Kapfenburg 3:3  (Wiener Viktoria advanced 4:1 on penalties)
Filip Gachevski played from the start for Kapfenburg and conceded three goals after 120 minutes and four more in the penalty shootout.  Since it was 2:2 after 90 minutes and 3:3 after 120 minutes, the match went into penalties where Wiener Viktoria prevailed 4:1.

Serbia, Lav Kup Srbije, Partizan – Proleter Novi Sad 4:1
Aleksandar Lazevski was not included in the Partizan squad while his teammate Stefan Ashkovski played all 90 minutes and scored the third goal for the winning side in the 27th minute.  Ashkovski played on the left wing for Partizan and his goal came on an effort from close range.

Video of the goal by Ashkovski (at 1:53):

Serbia, Lav Kup Srbije, Smederevo – Napredak 0:0  (Smederevo advanced 4:2 on penalties)
Vlade Lazarevski did not play for Smederevo who needed penalties to get past Napredak on their way to the next round of the domestic cup competition.

Serbia, Lav Kup Srbije, Teleoptik – Javor 0:0  (Javor advanced 8:7 on penalties)
Nikola Jakimovski played from the start for Javor who managed to reach the next round of the Serbian Cup on penalties after it remained goalless at the end of the regulation.  Jakimovski was one of the eight Javor players who converted his penalty.

Serbia, Lav Kup Srbije, Timok Zaječar – Rad 0:2
Goran Bogdanovic was not among the 18 players called up by Rad.

Serbia, Lav Kup Srbije, Mladenovac – Spartak Zlatibor Voda 0:1
Fahrudin Gjurgjevic got the start for Spartak Zlatibor Voda and played until the 75th minute when he made way for Miljan Milivojev.

South Korea, K-League (Championship Group), Jeonbuk – Suwon 3:1
Stevica Ristic started the game on the bench for Suwon before he came on in the 50th minute to replace Choi Jae-Soo.

Netherlands, KNVB Beker, Kozakken Boys – Heerenveen 0:4
Samir Fazli began on the bench for Heerenveen before he entered the game in the 71st minute to substitute Oussama Tannane.  Heerenveen easily advanced to the next round of the competition thanks to four goals by Alfreð Finnbogason.

Netherlands, KNVB Beker, MVV Maastricht – NAC Breda 1:3
Antonio Stankov played all 90 minutes for MVV Maastricht who was eliminated from the Dutch Cup with the loss to NAC Breda.

Lithuania, A Lyga, Ekranas – Banga 2:0
Yani Urdinov played the entire game for Ekranas and scored the game winner in the 90th minute with a header following a corner kick from the right.  Ekranas then added a second goal in the second minute of stoppage time to put the game away and snatch all three points.

To watch Urdinov’s goal, click here.

Cyprus, Laiki Bank League, Apollon – AEK Limassol 0:0
Bojan Markoski started at left CB for Apollon and played until the 74th minute when an injury forced him to be substituted by Charalambos Kyriacou.

China, FA Cup, Liaoning – Guangzhou Evergrande 2:2
Vlatko Grozdanoski did not play for Liaoning who was eliminated from the Chinese FA Cup by losing 3:2 on aggregate over the two games.

Azerbaijan, Unibank Premyer Liqası, Sumqayıt – Neftçi 3:2
Igor Mitreski played the entire game for Neftçi in the road loss against Sumqayit.

Slovakia, Slovenský Pohár, Lokomotíva Košice – Košice 1:3
Darko Tofiloski did not play for Košice as Roland Repiský started at keeper and conceded one goal.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Mjällby – Kalmar 1:0
Daniel Ivanovski started at right back for Mjällby and played until the 82nd minute when he was replaced by Mahmut Özen.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Örebro – Norrköping 0:1
Armend Alimi was not among the 18 players called up by Örebro.

Singapore, S.League, Tampines – Albirex 3:4
Gligor Gligorov started for Tampines and played until the 61st minute when he was substituted by Jamil Ali.  Despite the loss, Tampines remains in first place on the table with a six point edge over Albirex.

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