Izet Hajrovic brought a win to his team scoring twice, Borko Gorgiev for the first time was in the starting line-up in Croatia, while Daniel Petkovski and Aleksandar Kirovski had their debut in Australia and Serbia.
Australia, A-League, Newcastle United Jets – Central Coast Mariners 2:1
20-year-old allrounder Ben Kantarovski began the match on Newcastle’s bench and came on in the 80th minute after substituting English international Emile Heskey.
Australia, A-League, Western Sydney Wanderers – Sydney 0:1
Goalkeeper Ivan Necevski made the start for the away side and kept a clean sheet. His 19-year-old teammate Daniel Petkovski, who plays on the positions central and left back, made his A-League debut after he replaced Brazilian international Fabinho in the 74th minute.
Austria, Bundesliga, Wiener Neustadt – Admira Wacker Mödling 2:1
Forward Benjamin Sulimani came on in the 80th minute for Issiaka Ouédraogo but couldn’t help Admira to avoid the narrow road loss.
Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga. HNL, Lokomotiva – Zagreb 1:1
This Zagreb derby, in which Besart Abdurahimi played all 90 minutes for the guests, ended with a draw.
Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Inter Zaprešić – Dinamo Zagreb 0:2
17-year-old midfielder Borko Gorgiev, who stated some weeks ago that he would play for Macedonia if he gets a call up, made the start for Inter and played the first half in this home loss against Dinamo.
Cyprus, Division A, APOEL – Olympiakos Nikosia 4:0
21-year-old Robert Stambolziev came on in the 77th minute for Olympiakos in the Nikosia derby which ended in an expected win for APOEL.
Denmark, Superligaen, Midtjylland – Odense 1:1
Allrounder Bashkim Kadrii played the entire game as a left fullback for Odense.
England, Premier League, Fulham – Aston Villa 1:0
Midfielder Pajtim Kasami was an unused substitute for Fulham in this narrow win at home.
Germany, 2. Bundesliga, Dynamo Dresden – Eintracht Braunschweig 0:2
Orhan Ademi and Braunschweig continued their good form and are still on the top of the 2. Bundesliga. Ademi played the last half hour as he substituted Kevin Kratz in the 61st minute.
Greece, Super League, Olympiakos – Xanthi 4:0
Centre forward Marko Markovski played until the 83rd minute for Xanthi in this high loss away to the holders Olympiakos.
Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Crvena Zvezda – BSK Borča 7:2
21-year-old goalkeeper Aleksandar Kirovski played all minutes for Crvena Zvezda in this highscoring game in which he conceded two goals.
Sweden, Allsvenskan, Djurgardens – GAIS Göteborg 3:0
Goalkeeper Dime Jankulovski played the entire game for GAIS and conceded three goals in this disappointing loss away to Djurgardens.
Switzerland, Axpo Super League, Grasshoppers – Young Boys 3:2
Izet Hajrovic made another impressive match for the Grasshoppers as he scored the first two goals of the game in the 17th and 30th minute. The first came through a stunning free kick while the latter was also a breathtaking goal scored with his weaker right foot from the distance. His teammate Orhan Mustafi made a late substitute appearance in the 86th minute replacing Nassim Ben Khalifa.
Switzerland, Challenge League, Wil 1900 – Biel/Bienne 2:0
22-year-old Mirson Volina played all 90 minutes in right midfield for the away side. His team is actually on the 8th position of the second Swiss league.
USA, MLS, D.C. United – Columbus Crew 3:2
Dilly Duka started on the away side’s bench and played the last 26 minutes after he replaced Justin Meram.