European Championship Qualifiers

  • Ezgjan Alioski 11’
  • Eljif Elmas 29’
  • Eljif Elmas 93’
  • 87’ Darko Velkoski (OG)
2 Half Time 0
22/03/2019
Group G | Round 1
Filip II Arena
Attendance 7,043

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 0'
      Foul by Darko Velkoski (Macedonia).
    • 0'
      Valerijs Sabala (Latvia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 1'
      Hand ball by (Latvia).
    • 2'
      Attempt missed. Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Deniss Rakels.
    • 4'
      Attempt missed. Goran Pandev (Macedonia) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Stefan Ristovski.
    • 5'
      Attempt blocked. Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked. Assisted by Ferhan Hasani.
    • 7'
      Igors Tarasovs (Latvia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 7'
      Foul by Ferhan Hasani (Macedonia).
    • 9'
      Foul by Vitalijs Maksimenko (Latvia).
    • 9'
      Stefan Ristovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 10'
      Goal! Macedonia 1, Latvia 0. Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Goran Pandev following a fast break.
    • 11'
      G Ezgjan Alioski Assist Goran Pandev
    • 12'
      Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 12'
      Foul by Vladislavs Gabovs (Latvia).
    • 14'
      Offside, Latvia. Igors Tarasovs tries a through ball, but Arturs Karasausks is caught offside.
    • 15'
      Foul by Igors Tarasovs (Latvia).
    • 15'
      Goran Pandev (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 15'
      Attempt blocked. Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
    • 16'
      Delay in match Ferhan Hasani (Macedonia) because of an injury.
    • 17'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 17'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 18'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Vitalijs Maksimenko.
    • 18'
      Attempt blocked. Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Ezgjan Alioski with a cross.
    • 18'
      Attempt blocked. Ferhan Hasani (Macedonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Goran Pandev with a headed pass.
    • 18'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Valerijs Sabala.
    • 19'
      Attempt saved. Ferhan Hasani (Macedonia) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stefan Ristovski with a cross.
    • 19'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Igors Tarasovs.
    • 20'
      Foul by Vladislavs Gabovs (Latvia).
    • 20'
      Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 21'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Vladislavs Gabovs.
    • 21'
      Attempt blocked. Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Enis Bardhi.
    • 21'
      Attempt blocked. Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilija Nestorovski.
    • 22'
      Attempt missed. Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Eljif Elmas.
    • 22'
      Substitution, Macedonia. Eljif Elmas replaces Ferhan Hasani.
    • 22'
      Attempt saved. Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stefan Ristovski with a cross.
    • 23'
      SI Eljif Elmas SO Ferhan Hasani
    • 23'
      Deniss Rakels (Latvia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 23'
      Foul by Visar Musliu (Macedonia).
    • 24'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Vladislavs Gabovs.
    • 24'
      Delay in match Andris Vanins (Latvia) because of an injury.
    • 26'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 26'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 28'
      Attempt blocked. Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Goran Pandev.
    • 28'
      Goal! Macedonia 2, Latvia 0. Eljif Elmas (Macedonia) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.
    • 29'
      G Eljif Elmas
    • 32'
      SI Pavels Steinbors SO Andris Vanins
    • 32'
      Substitution, Latvia. Pavels Steinbors replaces Andris Vanins because of an injury.
    • 33'
      SI Pavels Steinbors SO Andris Vanins
    • 34'
      Attempt missed. Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Goran Pandev with a headed pass.
    • 37'
      Foul by Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia).
    • 37'
      Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 38'
      Attempt saved. Deniss Rakels (Latvia) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Vladislavs Gabovs with a cross.
    • 40'
      Foul by Deniss Rakels (Latvia).
    • 40'
      Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 40'
      Delay in match Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) because of an injury.
    • 41'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 41'
      Offside, Macedonia. Ezgjan Alioski tries a through ball, but Eljif Elmas is caught offside.
    • 41'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 42'
      Arturs Karasausks (Latvia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 42'
      Foul by Boban Nikolov (Macedonia).
    • 43'
      Offside, Macedonia. Goran Pandev tries a through ball, but Ilija Nestorovski is caught offside.
    • 44'
      Foul by Igors Tarasovs (Latvia).
    • 44'
      Aleksandar Trajkovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 45'
      Attempt missed. Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.
    • 45'
      Offside, Macedonia. Ezgjan Alioski tries a through ball, but Ilija Nestorovski is caught offside.
    • 48'
      Corner, Latvia. Conceded by Stole Dimitrievski.
    • 49'
      Attempt saved. Goran Pandev (Macedonia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aleksandar Trajkovski.
    • 49'
      Attempt saved. Boban Nikolov (Macedonia) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
    • 49'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Pavels Steinbors.
    • 50'
      First Half ends, Macedonia 2, Latvia 0.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Macedonia 2, Latvia 0.
    • 45'
      Goran Pandev (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 45'
      Foul by Vitalijs Maksimenko (Latvia).
    • 46'
      Foul by Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia).
    • 46'
      Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 46'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Pavels Steinbors.
    • 47'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Igors Tarasovs.
    • 47'
      Attempt blocked. Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 48'
      Igors Tarasovs (Latvia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 48'
      Foul by Boban Nikolov (Macedonia).
    • 49'
      Igors Tarasovs (Latvia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 49'
      Foul by Boban Nikolov (Macedonia).
    • 49'
      Foul by Vjaceslavs Isajevs (Latvia).
    • 49'
      Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 52'
      Foul by Valerijs Sabala (Latvia).
    • 52'
      Foul by Visar Musliu (Macedonia).
    • 53'
      Attempt blocked. Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 53'
      Attempt saved. Valerijs Sabala (Latvia) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.
    • 54'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Vjaceslavs Isajevs.
    • 55'
      Attempt missed. Darko Velkoski (Macedonia) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Aleksandar Trajkovski with a cross following a corner.
    • 56'
      Foul by Vjaceslavs Isajevs (Latvia).
    • 56'
      Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 58'
      Attempt missed. Arturs Karasausks (Latvia) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Igors Tarasovs.
    • 59'
      Foul by Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia).
    • 59'
      Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 59'
      Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 60'
      YC Andrejs Ciganiks
    • 61'
      Foul by Vladislavs Gabovs (Latvia).
    • 61'
      Eljif Elmas (Macedonia) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 61'
      Delay in match Eljif Elmas (Macedonia) because of an injury.
    • 62'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 62'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 65'
      Attempt blocked. Valerijs Sabala (Latvia) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Arturs Karasausks.
    • 65'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Vitalijs Maksimenko.
    • 66'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Pavels Steinbors.
    • 66'
      Attempt saved. Goran Pandev (Macedonia) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ilija Nestorovski.
    • 67'
      Attempt missed. Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.
    • 68'
      Substitution, Latvia. Kristers Tobers replaces Arturs Karasausks.
    • 69'
      SI Kristers Tobers SO Arturs Karasausks
    • 69'
      Corner, Macedonia. Conceded by Igors Tarasovs.
    • 70'
      Substitution, Macedonia. Kire Ristevski replaces Goran Pandev.
    • 71'
      SI Kire Ristevski SO Goran Pandev
    • 71'
      Foul by Vladislavs Gabovs (Latvia).
    • 71'
      Eljif Elmas (Macedonia) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 73'
      Attempt missed. Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
    • 78'
      Attempt blocked. Enis Bardhi (Macedonia) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ilija Nestorovski.
    • 78'
      Kristers Tobers (Latvia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 78'
      Foul by Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia).
    • 79'
      SI Roberts Uldrikis SO Valerijs Sabala
    • 79'
      Foul by Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia).
    • 79'
      Visar Musliu (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 79'
      Substitution, Latvia. Roberts Uldrikis replaces Valerijs Sabala.
    • 81'
      Foul by Roberts Uldrikis (Latvia).
    • 81'
      Visar Musliu (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 83'
      Substitution, Macedonia. Kire Markoski replaces Aleksandar Trajkovski.
    • 84'
      SI Kire Markoski SO Aleksandar Trajkovski
    • 84'
      Foul by Kristers Tobers (Latvia).
    • 84'
      Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 85'
      Kristers Tobers (Latvia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 85'
      Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 87'
      OG Darko Velkoski
    • 87'
      Own Goal by Darko Velkoski, Macedonia. Macedonia 2, Latvia 1.
    • 89'
      Foul by Kristers Tobers (Latvia).
    • 89'
      Ilija Nestorovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 90'
      Attempt missed. Kire Markoski (Macedonia) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ezgjan Alioski.
    • 90'
      Foul by Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia).
    • 90'
      Stefan Ristovski (Macedonia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 90'
      Second yellow card to Andrejs Ciganiks (Latvia) for a bad foul.
    • 90'
      Match ends, Macedonia 3, Latvia 1.
    • 91'
      RC Andrejs Ciganiks
    • 91'
      Delay in match Stefan Ristovski (Macedonia) because of an injury.
    • 91'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 91'
      Delay over. They are ready to continue.
    • 92'
      Attempt blocked. Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Enis Bardhi.
    • 92'
      Goal! Macedonia 3, Latvia 1. Eljif Elmas (Macedonia) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ezgjan Alioski.
    • 93'
      G Eljif Elmas Assist Ezgjan Alioski
    • 94'
      Second Half ends, Macedonia 3, Latvia 1.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-4-2
    ACTIVE
    4-4-1-1
    Goalkeeper
    north macedonia
    Stole Dimitrievski
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Darko Velkoski
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Kire Ristevski
    0
    71'Substituted
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Stefan Ristovski
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Visar Musliu
    0
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Boban Nikolov
    0
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Eljif Elmas
    0
    23'Substituted
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Enis Bardhi
    0
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Ezgjan Alioski
    0
    Attacker
    north macedonia
    Ilija Nestorovski
    0
    Attacker
    north macedonia
    Kire Markoski
    0
    84'Substituted
    Goalkeeper
    latvia
    Pavels Steinbors
    0
    32'Substituted
    Defender
    latvia
    Kristers Tobers
    0
    69'Substituted
    Defender
    latvia
    Marcis Oss
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Vladislavs Gabovs
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Vitalijs Maksimenko
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Kaspars Dubra
    0
    Captain
    Midfielder
    latvia
    Andrejs Ciganiks
    0
    Midfielder
    latvia
    Vjaceslavs Isajevs
    0
    Midfielder
    latvia
    Igors Tarasovs
    0
    Attacker
    latvia
    Roberts Uldrikis
    0
    79'Substituted
    Attacker
    latvia
    Deniss Rakels
    0

    SUBSTITUTES

    Goalkeeper
    north macedonia
    Dejan Iliev
    0
    Goalkeeper
    north macedonia
    Damjan Siskovski
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Kristijan Tosevski
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Egzon Bejtulai
    0
    Defender
    north macedonia
    Gjoko Zajkov
    0
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Darko Churlinov
    0
    Midfielder
    north macedonia
    Ferhan Hasani
    0
    23'Substituted
    Attacker
    north macedonia
    Goran Pandev
    0
    Captain
    71'Substituted
    Attacker
    north macedonia
    Krste Velkoski
    0
    Attacker
    north macedonia
    Aleksandar Trajkovski
    0
    84'Substituted
    Goalkeeper
    latvia
    Andris Vanins
    0
    32'Substituted
    Goalkeeper
    latvia
    Kaspars Ikstens
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Antonijs Cernomordijs
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Vadims Zulevs
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Vitalijs Jagodinskis
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Antons Kurakins
    0
    Defender
    latvia
    Ritvars Rugins
    0
    Midfielder
    latvia
    Roberts Savalnieks
    0
    Midfielder
    latvia
    Olegs Laizans
    0
    Attacker
    latvia
    Davis Ikaunieks
    0
    Attacker
    latvia
    Valerijs Sabala
    0
    79'Substituted
    Attacker
    latvia
    Arturs Karasausks
    0
    69'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    north macedonia
    Igor Angelovski
    slovenia
    Slavisa Stojanovic

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 60% 40%
    Effective Chances 18 4
    Shots on Target 8 2
    Turnovers 20 14

    POSSESSION

    Passes 505 348
    Passing Accuracy 83% 74%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 78% 66%
    Crosses 23 7
    Crossing accuracy 13% 29%

    ATTACK

    Shots 13 29
    Shots outside the box 9 5
    Shots inside the box 16 3
    Shooting accuracy 32% 29%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 17 25
    Effective Tackles 71% 72%
    Blocked Shots 10 2
    Clearances 9 34
    Saves 5 2

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 9 20
    Yellow Cards 0 1
    Red Cards 0 1
    Offsides 3 1

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