Midweek internationals performances

Trichko celebrates his second; photo: AEKTrichkovski scored a brace in the Europa League as many Macedonians took part in this competition with half of the advancing in the next round.

UEFA Europa League, Rudar (MNE) – Kukësi (ALB) 0:1 (1:2 agg.)
Izair Emini started up front for the visitors and played the whole game. After the 1:1 draw at home, his team managed to celebrate away and advance. Their next opponents is Austria from Vienna.

UEFA Europa League, Kairat (KAZ) – Teuta (ALB) 5:0 (6:0 agg.)
Nijas Lena played the full 90 minutes, while Florian Kadriu wasn’t in the squad. Their team got smashed and eventually eliminated.

UEFA Europa League, Omonia (CYP) – Banants (ARM) 4:1 AET (5:1 agg.)
Both Vlatko Drobarov and Jasmin Mecinovikj played the whole 120 minutes for the Armenian side that got eliminated in the extra time after letting in four goals.

UEFA Europa League, Spartak Myjava (SVK) – Admira (AUT) 2:3 (3:4 agg.)
Eldis Bajrami started and played until the end for Admira who advanced thanks to this win after playing a draw at home when Bajrami managed to score. Admira will now face Kapaz who eliminated Neziri’s Dacia.

UEFA Europa League, Neftçi (AZE) – Balzan (MLT) 1:2 (3:2 agg.)
Vanche Shikov faced Borche Manevski in this game that ended with a surprising defeat for the Azeri side. Shikov played the whole game, while Manevski was taken off on half-time. Despite the defeat, Shikov and his team advance thanks to the 2:0 from the first leg. Shikov will now return in Macedonia as his team will play against Shkendija.

Shikov reacts after his team scored; photo: Neftçi

UEFA Europa League, Beitar (ISR) – Sloboda (BIH) 1:0 (1:0 agg.)
Aleksandar Lazevski wasn’t available as he arrived late in the team and couldn’t be registered. Anyway, his team faced elimination.

UEFA Europa League, Folgore (SMA) – AEK (CYP) 1:3 (1:6 agg.)
Ivan Trichkovski scored a brace for AEK in just four minutes in 51st and 55th. He was later substituted with Konstantinos Konstantinou. His teammate Daniel Mojsov was on the bench. AEK will now face Cliftonville.

Trichko’s goals (at 1:00):

UEFA Europa League, Dacia (MDA) – Kapaz (AZE) 0:1 (0:1 agg.)
Nedjit Neziri watched the whole match from the bench as his Dacia got eliminated.

UEFA Europa League, Zagłębie (POL) – Slavia (BUL) 3:0 (3:1 agg.)
Aleksandar Todorovski played the full 90 minutes and got a yellow card deep into the injury time. His team advanced and will now face Partizan.

Todorovski joins a goal celebration; photo: Zagłębie

UEFA Europa League, Lusitanos (AND) – Domžale (SLO) 1:2 (2:5 agg.)
Zeni Husmani came in instead Lucas Mario Horvat in the 65 minute when all the goals were already scored. Domžale will now play against Shakhter from Soligorsk, a team from Belarus.

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Inter Turku – VPS 0:2
Egzon Belica played the whole game for the defeated home side.

Kazakhstan, Premier League, Astana – Okzhetpes 1:0
Agim Ibraimi started for Astana and played exactly an hour after which Patrick Twumasi took his place. His teammates scored the game winner three minutes from time.

Sweden, Division 1 Södra, Kristianstads – Landskrona 0:2
Filip Pivkovski wasn’t summoned for the visiting side.

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