Mexicans Abroad

Mexicanas Abroad in the Americas: Recaps & Previews – Week 47

(Photo: Instagram/sandiegowavefc)

With the influx of more Mexicanas Abroad both in the the Americas and Europe, we thought it’d be a good idea to split the column into two. If you have any information on Mexican players playing in the Americas (or anywhere else around the world), please let us know!

Primera División Femenina (Costa Rica)

Karina Santana played all 90 minutes and Zoe Tapia was an unused substitute as Suva Sports lost 9-0 to Saprissa on Saturday, March 19th, resulting in the termination of coach Juan Molina. Suva Sports are in last place on the table with zero points, three behind ninth place Municipal Pérez Zeledón and fifteen behind first place Alajuelense. Their next match is against Municipal Pococí on Saturday, March 26th.

National Women’s Soccer League (United States)

Jimena López was an unused substitute as OL Reign drew the Portland Thorns 1-1 in the NWSL Challenge Cup on Friday, March 18th. OL Reign’s next match is Saturday, March 26th at Angel City FC.

Karina Rodríguez was an unused substitute as the Washington Spirit drew the Orlando Pride 0-0 in the NWSL Challenge Cup on Saturday, March 19th. The Spirit’s next match is Friday, March 25th when they host NY/NJ Gotham FC.

Diana Ordoñez was subbed on in the 87th minute for Taylor Smith as the North Carolina Courage defeated NY/NJ Gotham FC 2-0 in the NWSL Challenge Cup on Saturday, March 19th. Sabrina Flores was not on the Gotham FC roster, reportedly with an injury. North Carolina’s next match is Saturday, March 26th when they host the Orlando Pride. NY/NJ Gotham FC’s next match is Friday, March 25th at the Washington Spirit.

Katie Johnson played 65 minutes for the San Diego Wave, being subbed out for Isabella Briede after contributing four shots and two shots on goal in Wave’s 1-1 draw with Angel City FC in the NWSL Challenge Cup on Saturday, March 19th.

María Sánchez (played all 90 minutes for the Houston Dash, contributing a shot in their 3-1 loss to the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL Challenge Cup on Sunday, March 20th. Sánchez’ game however may be best remembered for the play below against Bianca St. Georges. The Dash’s next match is Friday, March 25th at Racing Louisville.



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