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Schedule & Results: NWSL on international duty in June
NWSL players on international duty in June
Utah Royals FC and Iceland midfielder Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir (left) and Washington Spirit and Nigeria forward Francisca Ordega (Photo credit: isiphotos.com)
Utah Royals FC and Iceland midfielder Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir (left) and Washington Spirit and Nigeria forward Francisca Ordega (Photo credit: isiphotos.com)

An overview of how to keep up with and follow the players of the NWSL taking part in international games during the FIFA break. The majority of countries are participating in qualifiers for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Canada and the United States, who will have their qualifying tournament in October, are playing key friendlies.

This page will be updated with results and highlights as they become available. Live scores are available on FIFA.com.

The full slate of NWSL games resumes June 16. (Sky Blue FC vs. Washington Spirit will take place on June 8, during the break). Countries are listed in alphabetical order.

 

Canada

Friendly:

  • June 10: Canada 2 | Germany 3 — Christine Sinclair scored international goal No. 173, but Canada fell 3-2 to Germany. Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Lindsay Agnew (Houston Dash), Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Shelina Zadorsky (Orlando Pride), Rebecca Quinn (Washington Spirit), Desiree Scott (Utah Royals FC), Diana Matheson (Utah Royals FC), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC), Janine Beckie (Sky Blue FC), Adriana Leon (Sky Blue FC) and Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash)


Chile

Friendly

  • June 9: Chile 4 | Costa Rica 0 — Yanara Aedo scored the game’s final goal in Chile’s 4-0 win over Costa Rica. Report
  • June 11: Chile vs. Costa Rica

NWSL players on the roster:

Yanara Aedo (Washington Spirit)


Denmark

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifier:

  • June 8: Ukraine 1 | Denmark 5  Report
  • June 12: Denmark 5 | Hungary 1 — Reign defender Theresa Nielsen scored and former Thorns forward Nadia Nadim added a brace in Denmark’s 5-1 win over Hungary. Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Theresa Nielsen (Seattle Reign FC)


England

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifier:

  • June 8: Russia 1 | England 3 — Rachel Daly went the full 90 in England’s 3-1 win over Russia. Report 

NWSL players on the roster:

Rachel Daly (Houston Dash) and Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign FC)


Iceland

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifier:

  • June 11: Iceland 2 | Slovenia 0  Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir (Utah Royals FC)

 


Ireland

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers:

  • June 8: Ireland 0 | Norway 2 Report
  • June 12: Norway 1 | Ireland 0 — With the loss, Ireland has failed to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Denise O’Sullivan (North Carolina Courage)


Japan

Friendly:

  • June 9: New Zealand 1 | Japan 3

NWSL players on the roster:

Nahomi Kawasumi and Rumi Utsugi (Seattle Reign FC)


New Zealand

Friendly:

  • June 9: New Zealand 1 | Japan 3

NWSL players on the roster:

Katie Bowen (Utah Royals FC), Rebekah Stott (Sky Blue FC) and Rosie White (Chicago Red Stars)


Nigeria

Second round of preliminary qualification for 2018 CAF African Women’s Cup of Nations in November, CAF’s qualifying tournament for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. With two wins over Gambia, Nigeria has qualified for the tournament in Ghana in November.

  • June 6: Gambia 0 | Nigeria 1
  • June 11: Nigeria 6 | Gambia 0

NWSL players on the roster:

Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit)


Norway

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers:

  • June 8: Ireland 0 | Norway 2  Report
  • June 12: Norway 1 | Ireland 0Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Elise Thorsnes (Utah Royals FC)


Scotland

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers:

  • June 7: Scotland 2 | Belarus 1  Report
  • June 12: Poland 2 | Scotland 3 — Scotland recovered from down 2-0 with three goals in the game’s final 12 minutes to pull out the dramatic win. Former Seattle Reign FC midfielder Kim Little started the comeback with a goal in the 78th minute. Utah Royals FC defender Rachel Corsie earned her 100 cap in the win. Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Rachel Corsie (Utah Royals FC)


Switzerland

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers:

NWSL players on the roster:

Ana-Maria Crnogorčević (Portland Thorns FC)


United States

Friendlies:

  • June 7: USA 1 | China PR 0 — Alex Morgan scored and Savannah McCaskill and McCall Zerboni earned their first starts as the United States beat China PR 1-0. Report
  • June 12 at 7 p.m. ET: USA vs. China PR

NWSL players on the roster:

Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Abby Smith (Utah Royals FC); Abby Dahlkemper (North Carolina Courage), Sofia Huerta (Chicago Red Stars), Merritt Mathias (North Carolina Courage), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC); Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC), Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage), Allie Long (Seattle Reign FC), McCall Zerboni (North Carolina Courage); Crystal Dunn (NC Courage), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Savannah McCaskill (Sky Blue FC), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC), Amy Rodriguez (Utah Royals FC)


Wales

UEFA Women’s World Cup qualifier:

  • June 7: Wales 1 | Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 Report
  • June 12: Wales 3 | Russia 0 Report

NWSL players on the roster:

Jess Fishlock (Seattle Reign FC)

 

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