Midweek internationals performances

Darko Glishikj scored a late game winner for Dinamo Tbilisi, Mensur Kurtishi converted a spot kick in the penalty shoot-out for Tobol, while Darko Tofiloski was shown a red card for Košice in a Slovak Cup match against Slovan Bratislava.

AFC Champions League, Group H, Kashiwa – Suwon 0:0
Stevica Ristic played all 90 minutes for Suwon in the goalless draw against Kashiwa, his team putting together a much better performance than six days ago when Kashiwa beat Suwon by four goals.  Ristic had several chances, his biggest one coming in the 50th minute when he was sent through on goal but his shot from a good position went wide of the goal.

AFC Champions League, Group F, Muangthong United – Guangzhou Evergrande 1:4
Mario Gjurovski played the entire game for Muangthong United who suffered another heavy defeat in group play of the AFC Champions League to move one step closer to being officially eliminated from the competition.  Mario also picked up a yellow card in the 49th minute.

Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Widzew Łódź – Polonia Warszawa 3:2
Aleksandar Todorovski was not included in the Polonia Warszawa squad due to a yellow cards suspension.

Bulgaria, A PFG, Beroe – Botev Plovdiv 2:1
Boban Grncharov played all 90 minutes for Botev Plovdiv who snapped its four game winning streak in league play with the loss to Beroa.  Grncharov also received a yellow card in the 44th minute, being one of six Botev Plovdiv players to be shown bookings by the referee.

Bulgaria, A PFG, Pirin – Levski 1:1
Dragi Kocev was not called up by Pirin.

Slovakia, Slovenský Pohár, Košice – Slovan Bratislava 0:3
Darko Tofiloski started at keeper for Košice and played until the 71st minute when he received a red card for a foul inside the area, leading to a penalty for Slovan Bratislava.  Tofiloski had conceded one goal in the 48th minute before the visitors added two more goals after his dismissal, including the converted spot kick moments after Darko was shown a red card.

Japan, Nabisco Cup, Nagoya – Oita 1:1
Nikola Jakimovski played the entire game for Nagoya who scored the lone goal through a penalty in the 61st minute to secure a draw against Oita.

Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, Adanaspor – Denizlispor 2:1
Bajram Fetai played all 90 minutes for Denizlispor who lost its third consecutive game to remain just two points above the relegation zone in Turkey’s second division.

Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Željezničar – Zrinjski 0:0
Yani Urdinov got the start for Željezničar and played until the 61st minute when he was replaced by Armin Hodzic.  Urdinov was also shown a yellow card in the 54th minute during the goalless draw against Zrinjski.

Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Zvijezda – Radnik 1:1
Fahrudin Gjurgjevikj was not in the Zvijezda squad due to an injury while his teammate Perica Stancheski played the entire game in midfield.

Greece, Football League, Kavala – Iraklis 0:0
Hristijan Kirovski started for Iraklis and played until the 50th minute when he was substituted by Nestoras Stefanidis.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Egri – Paks 2:2
Jasmin Mecinovikj played all 90 minutes for Egri and also received a yellow card just before halftime in the 45th minute.

Austria, Erste Liga, Lustenau – Horn 1:1
Filip Gachevski played from the start for Lustenau and conceded the equalizing goal in the second minute of stoppage time in the 90th minute when the Horn keeper went forward from his position and scored with a header following a free kick into the box.

Kazakhstan, Kazakhstani Cup, Astana-64 – Tobol 1:1  (Tobol advanced 4:2 on penalties)
Nikola Tonev did not play for Tobol while his teammate Mensur Kurtishi played all 120 minutes in attack.  It was 1:1 after 90 minutes, the score staying the same after 30 minutes of extra time, so the match went into penalty kicks.  Kurtishi converted one of the four penalties for Tobol to help his side reach the next round of the domestic cup.

Georgia, Georgian Cup, Dinamo Tbilisi – Guria 3:2
Darko Glishikj played the entire game for Dinamo Tbilisi and scored the game winner in the 87th minute to send his team to the semi-finals of the Georgian Cup.  After a corner was cleared away, the ball reached Glishikj who then sent a high cross back into the box that was terribly misplayed by the Guria keeper for a soft goal.

Video of the goal by Glishikj (at 1:54):


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