Mexicans Abroad

Mexicanas Abroad: Recaps & Previews – Weeks 26 & 27

(Photo: Twitter/KentiRobles)

A lot to get caught up on, so buckle up tight. Brøndby (Daniella Diaz) and PSV (Anika Rodriguez) are both out of the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL), however Kenti Robles was the hero for Real Madrid as they have a chance to advance to the group stage with a result against Manchester City on September 8th. The European leagues are all either back underway or finishing up the preseason, while in the Americas, Guatemala is going into their third week while the NWSL is entering their final two months of the regular season.

Kvindeliga (Denmark)

Daniella Diaz was not on the gameday roster for Brøndby IF during their 2-1 win over Slovácko in the UWCL for third place in the group, She also wasn’t on the gameday roster for their 3-1 win over Sundby in Danish Cup play or their 2-2 draw against AGF in Kvindeliga play. Brøndby’s next match is Sunday, September 5th against Nordsjælland.

Super League (England)

Silvana Flores did not play in Tottenham Hotspur’s 6-1 friendly win over Celtic F.C. Tottenham’s season opener is Sunday, September 5th against Birmingham City.

D1 Arkema (France)

Emily Alvarado played all 90 minutes in goal as Stade de Reims lost to Olympique Lyonnais 3-0 on Friday, August 27th to open the D1 Arkema season. Reims’ next match is Saturday, September 4th when they host Guingamp.

Liga Nacional de Fútbol Femenino (Guatemala)

CSD Suchitepéquez beat Deportivo Amatitlán 2-1 on Sunday, August 22nd and then beat Chimaltecas CSDFF 3-1 on Saturday, August 28th to remain atop the Liga Nacional Fútbol Femenino de Guatemala (LNFFG) Group A2 table. Their next game is Saturday, September 4th against CD Marquense. It’s unclear if either Verónica Jiménez or Perla Morones played in either match.

Eredivisie Vrouwen (Netherlands)

Anika Rodriguez played 69 minutes in PSV’s 3-1 loss to Arsenal in the UWCL Qualifying Round Finals, picking up a yellow card in the 22nd minute. She was not on the gameday roster for PSV’s 3-0 win over PEC Zwolle in Eredivisie Vrouwen play on Friday, August 27. PSV’s next match is against Excelsior on Sunday, September 12th.

Campeonato Nacional Feminino (Portugal)

SC Braga defeated Lank Vilaverdense 5-0 on Saturday, August 21st. It’s unclear if Myra Delgadillo played in the match. Braga beat Deportivo da Coruña 4-1 on Saturday, August 28th, with Delgadillo scoring in the 66th minute of the match. Braga’s season begins on Saturday, September 4th when they host Gil Vicente.

Liga Iberdrola (Spain)

Kenti Robles was the hero for Real Madrid, scoring the game-tying goal in the 92nd minute of their 1-1 draw in the first leg of the UWCL Second Qualifying Round. Real Madrid’s next game is the Liga Iberdrola opener at Levante on Sunday, September 5th while the return leg of the UWCL in Manchester will take place on Wednesday, September 8th.

Villarreal beat Valencia 1-0 on August 25th in the Trofeu Teika tournament. It’s unclear if Pamela Tajonar played in the match. Tajonar did not play in Villarreal’s 2-1 win over Espanyol on August 22nd, and she was on the bench during a draw against Levante on August 27th. As evidenced by her twitter feed, Tajonar did play at some point during the tournament, which saw Villarreal win the Trofeu Teika.

Damallsvenskan (Sweden)

Bri Campos picked up a yellow card in the 45th and played 57 minutes before being subbed out in Vittsjö’s 0-0 draw with Växjö on Friday, August 20th. Campos was subbed off at halftime in Vittsjö’s 4-0 loss to FC Rosengård on Thursday, August 28th. Vittsjö’s next match is on Saturday, September 4th against Eskilstuna United.

National Women’s Soccer League (United States)

Jimena López was not on the gameday roster as the OL Reign beat Gotham FC 3-2 on Saturday, August 21st, nor was she on the roster when OL beat Portland Thorns 2-1 on Sunday, August 29th. Sabrina Flores of Gotham FC was on the gameday roster but was an unused substitute against the Reign as well as during Gotham’s 1-0 loss to the Orlando Pride on Sunday, August 29th, however she was not on the roster in Gotham’s 2-1 loss to the Thorns on Wednesday, August 25th. Gotham’s next game is Saturday, September 4th against the Chicago Red Stars, while OL Reign has a Wednesday, September 1st game against the Houston Dash and a match Saturday, September 4th against Racing Lousiville..

Karina Rodríguez was not on the gameday roster as the Washington Spirit beat the Orlando Pride 2-1 on Saturday, August 21st, nor was she on the gameday roster for Washington’s 0-0 draw against the North Carolina Courage on Sunday, August 29th. Washington’s next match is Saturday, September 4th against Portland Thorns.

Katie Johnson played 84 minutes, completed 50% of her passes, and scored a goal in the 81st minute as the Chicago Red Stars beat Kansas City 3-0 on Saturday, August 28th. Chicago’s next match is Saturday, September 4th against Gotham FC.




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