Ivan Trichkovski collected a goal and an assist for Waasland-Beveren, Adis Jahovikj debuted with an assist for Vorskla, Jovan Kostovski, Stefan Ashkovski, Ezgjan Alioski each compiled an assist for their respective teams, Darko Glishikj netted two goals for Dinamo Tbilisi, while Hristijan Kirovski scored his first goal for CSKA Sofia.
Italy, Serie A, Napoli – Sassuolo 1:1
Goran Pandev started on the wing for Napoli and played until the 63rd minute when he was replaced by José Callejón. Pandev attempted one shot on goal in the 24th minute that was saved by the Sassuolo keeper.
Italy, Serie A, Livorno – Cagliari 1:1
Agim Ibraimi was an unused substitute for Cagliari.
Italy, Serie B, Padova – Latina 0:0
Stefan Ristovski played all 90 minutes for Latina who settled for a goalless draw for the third consecutive game in league play.
Germany, DFB-Pokal, Mainz – Köln 0:1
Nikolche Noveski started in his usual left CB position and played the entire game for Mainz who was eliminated from the German Cup with the narrow home loss against Köln. Noveski had a good chance in the 27th minute following a corner kick, but his header went just over the crossbar.
England, Capital One Cup, West Brom – Arsenal 1:1 (Arsenal advanced 4:3 on penalties)
Goran Popov played the entire game for West Brom and also received a yellow card in the 90th minute. The match was tied at 1:1 after 90 minutes, stayed the same after 30 minutes of extra time, so it went into penalty kicks where Arsenal prevailed 4:3 to reach the next round of the competition.
Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Roeselare – Waasland-Beveren 1:5
Ivan Trichkovski played all 90 minutes for Waasland-Beveren and collected a goal and an assist to lead his team to the next round of the Belgian Cup. Trichkovski compiled the assist in the 22th minute with a clever pass to striker Dalibor Veselinovic who then rounded the keeper before scoring into an empty net, while Ivan’s goal came in the 67th minute with a powerful shot from close range.
Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Mechelen – Royal Boussu Dour Borinage 5:1
Tome Pachovski played from the start for Mechelen and conceded one goal in the 53rd minute, while his teammate Aleksandar Trajkovski came off the bench in the 67th minute to substitute Mads Junker.
Belgium, Cofidis Cup, Visé – OH Leuven 0:2
Jovan Kostovski played the entire game for OH Leuven and set up the opening goal in the 46th minute when he found Bjorn Ruytinx who fired a shot past the opposing keeper.
To view Kostovski’s assist, click here. (at 2:46)
Ukraine, Kubok Ukraini, Vorskla – Volyn 2:1
Both Vanche Shikov of Volyn and Adis Jahovikj of Vorskla played the entire game for their respective teams, Adis marking his debut after missing the previous two games due to a red card suspnsion that carried over from his time in Switzerland. Since the match finished 1:1 after 90 minutes, it went into extra time where Vorskla scored the game winner in the 116th minute. Jahovikj was credited with the assist on that goal as he made a simple pass to Denys Dedechko who did the rest with a great finish over the Volyn keeper. Both Shikov and Jahovikj also were shown yellow cards during the match.
Ukraine, Kubok Ukraini, Hoverla – Arsenal Kyiv 0:1
Aleksandar Lazevski was an unused substitute for Hoverla, while his teammate Dushan Savikj played the entire game on the right win in the slim loss against Arsenal Kyiv.
Ukraine, Kubok Ukraini, Karpaty – Sevastopol 1:0
Martin Bogatinov continues to be left out of the Karpaty squad, while Besart Ibraimi started on the bench for Sevastopol before he entered the game in the 78th minute replacing Volodymyr Koval.
Romania, Cupa României, Steaua București – Avântul Bârsana 4:0
Daniel Georgievski was not included in the 18 player squad by Steaua București.
Romania, Liga I Bergenbier, Astra – Ceahlăul 0:0
Mirko Ivanovski got the start for Astra and played until the 63rd minute when he was substituted by Sadat Bukari. Ivanovski had one good chance in the 28th minute that was well saved by the visiting keeper.
Romania, Cupa României, Astra – Berceni 4:1
Mirko Ivanovski started on the bench for Astra before he entered the game in the 71st minute replacing Portuguese striker Yazalde. Astra soundly defeated Berceni to advance to the next round of the Romanian Cup.
Romania, Cupa României, Dinamo București – Sănătatea Cluj 4:0
Kristijan Naumovski played from the start for Dinamo București and kept a clean sheet in the comfortable home victory over Sănătatea Cluj.
Romania, Cupa României, Dorohoi – Viitorul 0:3
Boban Nikolov was an unused substitute for Viitorul.
Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, St. Gallen – Young Boys 0:0
Muhamed Demiri was not included in the St. Gallen squad as he under the weather with an illness.
Switzerland, Challenge League, Locarno – Schaffhausen 0:3
Ezgjan Alioski played all 90 minutes for Schaffhausen and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the road triumph over Locarno. Alioski also picked up the assist on the second goal in the 52nd minute when his cross from the left was sent to the back of the net by striker Patrick Rossini.
Poland, T-Mobile Ekstraklasa, Wisła Kraków – Lechia 2:0
Ostoja Stjepanovikj was not included in the Wisła Kraków squad due to a yellow cards suspension.
Bulgaria, A Group, Botev Plovdiv – Cherno More 2:0
Boban Grncharov played the entire game for Botev Plovdiv and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet in the home victory over Cherno More.
Bulgaria, A Group, CSKA Sofia – Litex Lovech 1:0
Hristijan Kirovski was not among the 18 players called up by CSKA Sofia.
Bulgaria, A Group, Lyubimets – CSKA Sofia 0:3
Hristijan Kirovski started on the bench for CSKA Sofia before he entered the game in the 31st minute replacing the injured Mamady Sidibé. In the 39th minute, Kirovski was fouled from behind near the edge of the area, leading to a straight red card for the Lyubimets defender. CSKA Sofia capitalized right away and scored from that free kick through Marcinho. Then, Kirovski got on the scoresheet in the 65th minute with a header to help his team collect a total of six points in the span of four days after CSKA also defeated Litex on Monday.
Bulgaria, A Group, Pirin – Beroe 1:0
Dragi Kocev was an unused substitute for Pirin.
Slovakia, Slovenský Pohár, Sered – Košice 1:1 (Košice advanced 3:2 on penalties)
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Košice and conceded one goal in the 87th minute on a shot from close range. With the match tied at 1:1 after 90 minutes, it went directly into penalty kicks with no extra time permitted at this point of the Slovak Cup. Košice came out on top 3:2 on penalties to secure a place in the next round of the competition.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Mjällby – Åtvidabergs 0:1
Daniel Ivanovski played all 90 minutes for Mjällby who conceded the lone goal of the game in the opening minute to suffer the loss against Åtvidabergs.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Häcken – Syrianska 4:0
Leonard Zuta opened on the bench for Häcken before he was introduced in the 85th minute to replace Kari Arkivuo.
Austria, ÖFB-Cup, Sturm Graz – Wiener Neustadt 3:0
Aleksandar Todorovski was not included in the Sturm Graz squad with a long term injury.
Serbia, Kup Srbije, IM Rakovica – Jagodina 1:4
Predrag Rangjelovikj did not suit up for Jagodina, while his teammate Dragan Stojkov came off the bench in the 2nd half for his first appearance in nearly two months.
Serbia, Kup Srbije, Radnički Sremska Mitrovica – Donji Srem 0:2
Stefan Ashkovski played the entire game for Donji Srem and provided the assist on the second and final goal in the 27th minute which was scored by Nenad Lukic.
Serbia, Kup Srbije, Mladost Lučani – OFK Beograd 0:0 (OFK Beograd advanced 4:3 on penalties)
Darko Micevski did not play for OFK Beograd who needed penalties to eliminate Mladost Lučani from the Serbian Cup.
Serbia, Kup Srbije, Borac Čačak – Rad 2:1
Stefan Spirovski played the opening 45 minutes for Borac Čačak before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Dushan Jovancic. Borac Čačak overcame a 0:1 halftime deficit by scoring two goals in the 2nd half to advance to the next round of the competition.
Czech Republic, Pohár České, Pardubice – Slovácko 1:2
Veliche Shumulikoski was not among the 18 players called up by Slovácko.
Czech Republic, Gambrinus Liga, Příbram – Teplice 0:4
Zoran Danoski played all 90 minutes for Příbram in the heavy home defeat against Teplice.
Cyprus, First Division Championship, Apollon – Omonia 1:0
Bojan Markoski remains out with an injury for Apollon. Markoski is entering the finishing stage of his rehab from a ruptured achilles tendon, and he should be cleared to return to action in the near future.
Netherlands, KNVB Beker, Heerenveen – Twente 3:0
Samir Fazli was an unused substitute for Heerenveen.
Netherlands, KNVB Beker, TEC – MVV Maastricht 1:3
Antonio Stankov was an unused substitute for MVV Maastricht.
Georgia, Georgian Cup, Khobi – Dinamo Tbilisi 0:9
Darko Glishikj played the entire game for Dinamo Tbilisi and scored two of his team’s nine goals in the 22th and 29th minute. Those were goals five and six for Dinamo Tbilisi who easily reached the next round of the Georgian Cup.
Bosnia, BH Telecom Premijer Liga, Željezničar – Leotar 4:1
Yani Urdinov played from the start for Željezničar who scored all four of its goals in the 1st half to dismantle Leotar.
Slovenia, 1. SNL, Triglav – Domžale 0:3
Zeni Husmani played all 90 minutes for Domžale and also received a yellow card in the 57th minute, while Hristijan Denkovski made his debut for Triglav by coming off the bench in the 70th minute to replace Luka Majcen.
Croatia, Hrvatski Nogometni Kup, Gorica – Inter Zaprešić 0:0 (Inter Zaprešić advanced 2:1 on penalties)
Ilija Nestorovski played the entire game for Inter Zaprešić who needed penalties to down Gorica and reach the next round of the Croatian Cup.