Pandev scored a brace to help Genoa advance in the next round of Coppa Italia, Ristovski scored his first goal ever for Rijeka, Emini scored a beauty in Albania, while Micevski got a red card in Serbia.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Vllaznia – Korabi 3:0
Nderim Nedјipi played the whole game for Korabi as his team lost on the road against Vllaznia.
Albania, Kategoria Superiore, Kukësi – Laçi 2:0
Izair Emini opened in attack and netted Kukësi’s second goal in the 65th minute with a nice shot from around 20 metres. Nijas Lena also made the start for the home side and played the entire game.
Click here to see Emini’s goal.
Austria, Tipico Bundesliga, Sturm – Admira 0:2
Uroš Matić as usual started in defensive midfield for Sturm and played all minutes. Sturm unexpected lost against Admira by conceding two goals in the last quarter hour.
Azerbaijan, Topaz Premyer Liqası, Qarabağ – Qəbələ 2:1
Muarem Muarem was an unused substitute for Qarabağ.
Bulgaria, Parva Liga, Lokomotiv Plovdiv – Montana 2:0
Stefan Jevtoski played from the 81st minute for Lokomotiv. His team had a 1:0 lead at that point and Jevtoski replaced a winger to strengthen Lokomotiv’s defense. Jevotski’s teamate, Vancho Trajanov, wasn’t called up for this encounter.
Croatia, Hrvatski Nogometni Kup, Inter – Dinamo 0:1
Marjan Altiparmakovski started the match on the bench and was introduced in 62nd minute but 6 minutes after he entered the fray the visitors scored the winning goal and advanced further in the cup.
Croatia, Hrvatski Nogometni Kup, Osijek – Slaven Belupo 1:0
Muzafer Ejupi played the whole match for the hosts, while Milovan Petrovikj remained on the bench. Mirko Ivanovski played the whole match for the visitors and was shown a yellow card. In the end of the Macedonian derby in the Croatian Cup, Ejupi and Petrovikj celebrated an advancement to the next round.
Croatia, Hrvatski Nogometni Kup, Lokomotiva – Rijeka 1:3
Stefan Ristovski and Leonard Zhuta played the whole match for the visitors. Ristovski has scored his first-ever goal for Rijeka and helped his club in the qualification to the next round.
Ristovski’s goal (at 1:50):
Greece, Kýpello Elládos Podosfaírou Group F, Kerkyra – Lamia 2:2
Vladimir Dimitrovski has returned from his injury and played the whole match for his team.
Hungary, Magyar Kupa, Kozarmisleny – Újpest 1:1 (2:4 p.s.o.)
Viktor Angelov started the game for the visiting side and played the first half, while Enis Bardi was brought on in the 58th minute. Újpest needed penalty shootout to advance, but in the end they did manage to go through.
Hungary, Magyar Kupa, Győr – Vasas 2:3
Kire Ristevski started the game for the winning side and played until 92nd minute when he was tactically taken off for time saving.
Italy, Coppa Italia, Genoa – Perugia 4:3 AET
Goran Pandev got a chance to play from the start in this cup game and managed to seize the occasion in best possible way. In the 37th minute he scored to double the lead to 2:0. It seemed like Genoa is the winner of this one leg tie, but after the break Perugia managed to quickly equalize and the game went in extra time. Pandev was the hero as in the 100th minute he scored for 3:2. Two minutes later he was taken off for Olivier Ntcham. Genoa then scored a fourth goal, while the visitors set the final result with the final whistle. Pandev also netted one goal in the previous round when Genoa eliminated Lecce and with a total of 3 goals he is currently sharing the second place on the goalscoring table in the Italian Cup. In the next round Pandev will face his former club Lazio.
Pandev’s two goals:
Italy, Coppa Italia, Palermo – Spezia 0:0 AET (4:5 p.s.o.)
Ilija Nestorovski was given a rest as he is much more needed in the Serie A games, although the has present on the bench. Aleksandar Trajkovski is of course out with the injury. Palermo was eliminated on penalties, but that’s even better for the Rosaneri as they don’t need to waste energy on cup games having in mind the situation in whech they are, currently last placed in the league.
Serbia, Super Liga, Crvena Zvezda – Mladost Lučani 2:2
David Babunski and Daniel Avramovski were not summoned for this match by Crvena Zvezda nor Tome Kitanovski by Mladost. Kitanovski is actually not with the club anymore due to some issues.
Serbia, Super Liga, Rad – Radnički Niš 1:1
Petar Krstikj wasn’t part of Radnički’s squad because of injury.
Serbia, Super Liga, Čukarički – Novi Pazar 2:0
Darko Micevski opened in midfield and played untill 75th minute for Novi Pazar when he received a red card and was sent off the field.
Serbia, Super Liga,Javor – Bačka 2:0
Aleksa Amanovikj was regular starter in Javor’s defense and played full game while his teammate Filip Ristovski didn’t make the matchday squad.
Slovenia, Prva Liga Telekom Slovenije, Domžale – Radomlje 0:2
Zeni Husmani didn’t play for Domžale.