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Ostoja Stjepanovic during his debut; photo: blic.rsOstoja Stjepanovic during his debut; photo: blic.rsAgim Ibraimi celebrated his birthday in style by scoring directly from a free kick, Ostoja Stjepanovic debuted for OFK Beograd in Serbia, while Ezgjan Alioski received a red card for Schaffhausen.

Italy, Serie A, Udinese - Palermo 0:1
Aleksandar Trajkovski played the entire game for Palermo as he was surprisingly fielded at center-forward. Palermo grabbed an early goal in the 8th minute when Luca Rigoni scored on a header following a good cross by Franco Vázquez. That goal stood the rest of the way as Palermo has begun the new season with two victories in a row.

Italy, Serie A, Genoa - Verona 2:0
Goran Pandev started for Genoa and played until the 56th minute when he was replaced by Leonardo Pavoletti. The very next minute, it was Pavolleti who opened the scoring on a close range effort. Genoa would add a second goal in the 76th minute to down Verona.

Pandev in a jumping duel with Rafa MarquezPandev in a jumping duel with Rafa Marquez

Austria, tipico Bundesliga, Admira - Austria Wien 0:1
Vanche Shikov played all 90 minutes for Austria Wien and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet. Shikov had an early chance in the 3rd minute, but he couldn't keep his header down. Vanche also received a yellow card in the 37th minute.

Shikov challenges his markerShikov challenges his marker

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Dinamo Zagreb - Slaven Belupo 3:0
Arijan Ademi was not included in the Dinamo Zagreb squad due to an injury, while Muzafer Ejupi came off the bench for Slaven Belupo in the 57th minute to take the spot of Mateas Delic. With this result, Dinamo Zagreb has now gone 45 consecutive games without a defeat in league play.

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Rijeka - Osijek 5:0
Stefan Ristovski started for Rijeka and played the full match in their easy home victory over Osijek.

Ristovski lets go of the ballRistovski lets go of the ball

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, Inter Zaprešić - Hajduk Split 0:2
Ilija Nestorovski played the whole match for Inter Zaprešić and also received a yellow card in the 51st minute. Nestorovski had an early chance in the 3rd minute, but his effort went over the goal. Before the game, Ilija was given a trophy for being the leading scorer in the second division last season.

Nestorovski lifts the trophy before the gameNestorovski lifts the trophy before the game

Croatia, MAXtv Prva Liga, RNK Split - Istra 1961 3:0
Marko Simonovski started in attack for RNK Split and played until the 73rd minute when he was substituted by Nemanja Bilbija. RNK Split scored all three goals by the 35th minute to dismantle Istra.

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Maribor - Krka 2:2
Agim Ibraimi played the entire game for Maribor and notched the second goal for his team in the 61st minute. It came on a well-struck free kick from around 30 meters. Ibraimi was celebrating his birthday (turned 27 on Saturday), so he gave himself a good present this weekend.

Video of the goal by Ibraimi (at 1:25):

Slovenia, PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije, Celje - Domžale 0:3
Zeni Husmani opened on the bench for Domžale before he was introduced in the 24th minute to replace the injured Darko Zec. Minutes later, at the half-hour mark, Husmani scored the first goal of the match on a great strike from distance. Husmani also picked up a yellow card in the 48th minute.

The great goal by Husmani:

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, OH Leuven - Sint-Truiden 1:0
Jovan Kostovski was not available for OH Leuven due to a long-term injury to his right shoulder.

Belgium, Jupiler Pro League, Lokeren - Waasland-Beveren 1:2
Besart Abdurahimi began on the bench for Lokeren before he entered the pitch in the 55th minute to take the spot of Filip Starzyński. Abdurahimi was mostly quiet as the pressure on Lokeren's manager intensified after this latest loss.

Turkey, PTT 1. Lig, Adana Demirspor - Boluspor 1:0
Daniel Mojsov played the entire game for Adana Demirspor who needed a goal in the 90th minute to edge Boluspor. Adana Demirspor has 7 points after three rounds.

Mojsov and his teammates after the late game winnerMojsov and his teammates after the late game winner

Turkey, Spor Toto Süper Lig, Eskişehirspor - Çaykur Rizespor 1:1
Muarem Muarem was an unused substitute for Eskişehirspor.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Videoton - Debrecen 1:0
Mirko Ivanovski opened on the bench for Videoton before he made a late appearance in the 84th minute to replace Róbert Feczesin. Videodon scored the only goal in the 90th minute on a long range effort by Filipe Oliveira.

Hungary, OTP Bank Liga, Diósgyőr - Újpest 2:1
Enis Bardhi played all 90 minutes for Újpest in their tough loss against Diósgyőr. Újpest conceded both goals in stoppage time of the 90th minute. As for Bardhi, he came close to scoring in the 49th minute, but his free kick attempt was saved nicely by the keeper.

Bardhi and his teammates after their goalBardhi and his teammates after their goal

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Jagiellonia - Legia 1:1
Ivan Trichkovski was an unused substitute for Legia.

Poland, Ekstraklasa, Zagłębie Lubin - Ruch Chorzów 3:1
Aleksandar Todorovski started at right-back for Zagłębie Lubin and played the full 90 minutes. Zagłębie came close to holding a clean sheet, but Ruch Chorzów scored its only goal in the 90th minute. Still, the home side won in rather convincing fashion.

Todorovski controls the ballTodorovski controls the ball

Russia, Premier League, Zenit - Krylia Sovetov 1:3
Adis Jahovic remains sidelined with an injury for Krylia Sovetov. His team collected an impressive road win over Zenit, the defending champion in Russia. Jahovic should be cleared to resume football activities after the international break.

Spain, Segunda División B - Group 4, Linares - Granada B 1:4
Stole Dimitrievski played from the start for Granada B and conceded one goal in the 54th minute. Dimitrievski was also shown a yellow card in the 80th minute.

Dimitrievski among the Granada B startersDimitrievski among the Granada B starters

Spain, Segunda División B - Group 3, Barcelona B - Pobla Mafumet 0:0
David Babunski started on the right wing for Barcelona B and played until the 78th minute when he was replaced by Carles Aleñá. The visiting side of Pobla Mafumet held Barcelona B to a goalless draw, which also included Barça B missing a penalty in the 90th minute.

Sweden, Allsvenskan, Örebro - Häcken 2:0
Leonard Zuta played the whole match for Häcken and also received a yellow card in the 75th minute. Zuta was beaten on the second goal in the 90th minute when he was one-on-one with Daniel Gustavsson, but the opposing player outmaneuvered Leonard to put the game away.

Zuta reacts during the matchZuta reacts during the match

Sweden, Superettan, Mjällby - Östersunds 1:0
Daniel Ivanovski played all 90 minutes for Mjällby and was part of a defense that kept a clean sheet.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Biel - Schaffhausen 2:0
Ezgjan Alioski opened at left-back for Schaffhausen and played until the 90th minute when he received a direct red card. Alioski was involved in a dust-up with Jérémy Manière, leading to a sending off.

Alioski and Schaffhausen look dejected after conceding a goalAlioski and Schaffhausen look dejected after conceding a goal

Switzerland, Raiffeisen Super League, Grasshoppers - Young Boys 3:2
Taulant Sulejmanov-Seferi continues to be out of action for Young Boys due to an injury.

Switzerland, Challenge League, Wil - Chiasso 4:1
Samir Fazli got the start for Wil and played until the 70th minute when he made way for Mert Nobre. Wil went down 1:0 in the 20th minute, but they managed to score the next four goals.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Premijer Liga, Sarajevo - Rudar 2:0
Krste Velkoski started for Sarajevo and played until the 70th minute when he was substituted by Haris Duljevic. Velkoski had one good chance in the 1st half, but his free kick attempt struck the crossbar.

Velkoski is surrounded by two opponentsVelkoski is surrounded by two opponents

Netherlands, Eerste Divisie, Helmond - NAC Breda 1:1
Uros Matic opened on the bench for NAC Breda before he was introduced in the 53rd minute to take the spot of Divine Naah. NAC took home one point by scoring a late equalizer in the 90th minute.

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Novi Pazar - Rad 1:0
Stefan Ashkovski started on the left wing for Novi Pazar and played until the 65th minute when he came out for Dino Sarac, while his teammate Ivan Nastevski was not summoned in the 18 player matchday squad. Ashkovski had a good chance in the 12th minute, but his header was saved.

Ashkovski looks to maintain possessionAshkovski looks to maintain possession

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Partizan - OFK Beograd 2:1
Ostoja Stjepanovic debuted for OFK Beograd as a starter, but he only lasted 40 minutes before the manager decided to replace him with Damjan Gojkov. As for his teammate Daniel Avramovski, he played the opening 45 minutes before he was substituted at the start of the 2nd half by Filip Rajevac.

Avramovski battles for the ballAvramovski battles for the ball

Serbia, Jelen SuperLiga, Mladost Lučani - Crvena Zvezda 0:3
Both Aleksandar Lazevski (left-back) and Tome Kitanovski (right-back) played the whole match for Mladost Lučani. Their team put up a good fight for an hour, but then a red card changed the momentum. After Mladost went down to 10 men, Crvena Zvezda would score three goals, the first coming on a penalty kick that followed after the sending off.

Tome Kitanovski during the gameTome Kitanovski during the game

Cyprus, First Division Championship, APOEL - Paphos 6:2
Valmir Nafiu was not among the 21 players called up by APOEL for this game versus Paphos.

Cyprus, First Division Championship, Ethnikos Achnas - Omonia 1:0
Martin Bogatinov started at goalkeeper for Ethnikos Achnas and kept a clean sheet in the narrow triumph over Omonia. Bogatinov made his best save in the 53rd minute when he showed great reflexes to deny a close range header.

Bogatinov focuses on the ballBogatinov focuses on the ball

Cyprus, First Division Championship, AEL Limassol - Ayia Napa 1:1
Bojan Markoski did not feature for Ayia Napa due to an injury. He has missed both games to open the new season in Cyprus.

Slovakia, Fortuna Liga, Ružomberok - Zemplín Michalovce 2:2
Darko Tofiloski played from the start for Ružomberok and conceded two goals in the 50th and 60th minute. Both of them came on shots from inside the area.

Tofiloski tries to make a saveTofiloski tries to make a save

Czech Republic, Pohár České, Slavičín - Slovácko 2:0
Veliche Shumulikoski was not included in the matchday squad by Slovácko due to a back injury. His club would be bounced from the Czech Cup after losing to lower division side Slavičín.

South Korea, K-League Classic, Busan - Jeonnam 1:1
Stevica Ristic played the entire game for Jeonnam and scored the lone goal for his team in the 13th minute. It came on a penalty after one of his teammates was fouled inside the area.

Video of the goal by Ristic (at 1:57):

Bulgaria, A Group, Montana - Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2:0
Zoran Baldovaliev got the start for Lokomotiv Plovdiv and played until the 75th minute when he made way for Georgi Valchev.

Denmark, Bet25 Liga, Skive - Horsens 0:2
Aleksandar Stankov began on the bench for Horsens before he entered the pitch in the 76th minute to take the spot of Kjartan Finnbogason.

Denmark, Bet25 Liga, Roskilde - Vejle 1:2
Antonio Stankov started at right-back for Vejle and played the complete match. Vejle took home all three points by scoring the game winner in the 90th minute.

Moldova, Divizia Națională, Dacia - Saxan 2:1
Medzit Neziri played all 90 minutes for Dacia who recorded a come from behind victory over Saxan. All three combined goals were scored in the 1st half.

Armenia, Premier League, Shirak - Banants 1:1
Vlatko Drobarov started in central defense for Banants and played until the 82nd minute when he was substituted by Emil Yeghiazaryan. Banants was trailing 1:0 at that time, but they would score an equalizer in the 88th minute via a converted penalty kick.

Drobarov (#19) among the startersDrobarov (#19) among the starters

Finland, Veikkausliiga, Inter Turku - Rovaniemi 2:0
Egzon Belica opened on the bench for Inter Turku before he was introduced in the 74th minute to replace Juuso Hämäläinen. After 25 league games, Inter Turku sits in 4th place on the standings.

Egzon BelicaEgzon Belica

United States, North American Soccer League, Fort Lauderdale Strikers - Indy Eleven 7:1
Dragan Stojkov got the start for Indy Eleven and played until the 58th minute when he made way for Duke Lacroix.

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