Mexicans Abroad

Mexicanas Abroad: Recaps & Previews – Week 46

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After some time off for international breaks, we are back with more players than ever before. Thanks to Gregorio Bus for helping us flesh out our list, including players in Australia and Austria!

A-League Women (Australia)

Isabel Gómez played 67 minutes and scored an own goal in Wellington Phoenix’ 3-1 loss in the season ending match against Perth Glory on Friday, March 4th. In their first season of existence, Wellington finished at the bottom of the ten-team table with seven points in the 14-game season. The 2021-22 A-League season started in December, so it may be some time before we know when the next match is for Wellington.

ÖFB-Frauenliga (Austria)

Briana Woodall came on for Michaela Walter in the 74th minute as SPG SCR Altach/FFC Vorderland drew Altenmarkt 0-0 on Sunday, March 13th. SPG SCR Altach/FFC Vorderland are sixth in the Frauenliga with 11 points after 10 games, tied with SKV Der-Poolbauer Alternmarkt and six points behind fifth place SoccerCoin USV Neulengbach.  Their next match is at FC Bergheim on Saturday, March 19th.

Primera División Femenina (Costa Rica)

Karina Santana played all 90 minutes and Zoe Tapia was subbed on in the second half as Suva Sports was thrashed 10-0 by Sporting Football Club on Wednesday, March 16th. Four games into the season, Suva is at the bottom of the table with zero points. Their next match is away at Saprissa on Sunday, March 20th.

Division Slutspil (Denmark)

Ballerup-Skolvunde Fodbold in Denmark’s second division announced the signing of Daniella Díaz on February 25th. Díaz had been without a club since leaving Brøndby in June 2021. BSF is in preseason training, with their first match being away at Fredensborg BI on April 2nd.

FA Women’s Super League (England)

Tatiana Flores (Chelsea) continues to play at her respective youth team as Chelsea beat Aston Villa 1-0 on Sunday, March 13th in WSL play. Chelsea also defeated Everton 3-0 on Wednesday, March 16th. Chelsea are in second place with 38 points in 16 gamess. Chelsea hosts Birmingham on Sunday, March 20th in the FA Women’s Cup Quarterfinal. For Silvana Flores, however, new pastures await as it was announced that she would be joining Ipswich Town FC on a dual-signing agreement until the end of the season. They’ll face off against West Ham in the FA Cup on March 20th.

Division 1 Féminine (France)

Emily Alvarado played all 90 minutes and picked up her team’s third shutout of the season as Stade de Reims beat Guingamp 1-0 on Saturday, March 12th. Reims sit in seventh place with 20 points, six behind Bordeaux and 26 behind first place Lyon. They will host Paris FC on Saturday, March 19th.

Liga Nacional de Fútbol Femenino (Guatemala)

CSD Suchitepéquez (Perla Morones and Verónica Jiménez) beat Huehueteco 3-1 on Saturday, March 12th. With the win, Suchitepéquez moves into first place with 11 points, two more than Club Deportivo Xela.

Eredivisie Vrouwen (Netherlands)

Anika Rodriguez played 83 minutes, being subbed out for Nadia Coolen in PSV’s 4-0 win over Feyenoord on Tuesday, March 8th in KNVB Women’s Cup Quarterfinal play. PSV will face Den Haag in the Semifinal on Sunday, March 20th before returning to Eredivisie play with an away match against Ajax on Sunday, March 27th.

Campeonato Nacional Feminino (Portugal)

Myra Delgadillo picked up a yellow card in the 45th minute and a second yellow in the 56th minute in Braga’s 1-0 win over FC Famalicão on Saturday, March 5th. Braga sits in fifth place on the table with ten points, two behind CS Maritimo and Famalicão. Delgadillo will miss the next match when Braga plays away at Lank Vilaverdense on Saturday, April 2nd.

Liga Iberdrola (Spain)

The match between Villarreal (Pamela Tajonar) and Valencia (Sofia Álvarez) that was scheduled for Saturday, March 12th was postponed “for health reasons”, according to social media accounts for both teams. No makeup date has been announced. Villarreal are in 12th place with 23 points, tied with Madrid CFF and four behind Deportivo Alavés and Real Betis. Valencia are in 14th place with 21 points, tied with Sporting Huelva and five points clear of Eibar, who are in one of the two relegation spots. Valencia are away at Atlético Madrid on Sunday, March 27th, while Villarreal host Athletic Club also on Sunday, March 27th.

Kenti Robles played all 90 minutes in Real Madrid’s 5-0 loss to FC Barcelona on Sunday, March 13th. Real Madrid are in fifth place with 41 points, five points behind Tenerife and third place Atlético Madrid, who would get the final UEFA Champions League spot. Real Madrid hosts Levante on Sunday, March 27th.

Itzel González was an unused substitute as Sevilla lost 1-0 to UDG Tenerife on Sunday, March 13th. Sevilla are in eighth place with 29 points, tied with Levante and ten points behind sixth place Athletic Club. Sevilla hosts Eibar on Sunday, March 27th.

Damallsvenskan (Sweden)

Bri Campos played 58 minutes in Umeå’s 9-0 win against Bollstanäs in Svenska Cupen group stage play on February 25th, however she was not on the game day roster for Umeå’s 4-1 win over Brommapojkarna on Sunday, March 6th or Umeå’s 3-2 loss at Hammarby on Sunday, March 13th. Umeå’s Damallsvenskan season opener is on Sunday, March 27th against Häcken.

National Women’s Soccer League (United States)

The NWSL schedule was released on Wednesday, March 16th, and as of now the following players are with the following teams:

María Sánchez (Houston Dash)
Diana Ordoñez (North Carolina Courage)
Sabrina Flores (NY/NJ Gotham FC)
Jimena López (OL Reign)
Katie Johnson (San Diego Wave)
Karina Rodríguez (Washington Spirit)

The NWSL Challenge Cup starts on Friday, March 18th.



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