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Highlights & Results: NWSL players on international duty
Kerr, Debinha, Fishlock, Marta, Morgan, Ertz tally goals
Sky Blue FC and Australia forward Sam Kerr scored three times in two games vs. Brazil. (Photo credit: Brad Smith/isiphotos.com)
Sky Blue FC and Australia forward Sam Kerr scored three times in two games vs. Brazil. (Photo credit: Brad Smith/isiphotos.com)

As the NWSL takes a break for international games, here’s a quick at look at the highlights and results so far, with a few games left to play. Spoiler alert: Sam Kerr scored a few times (yes, there was another backflip!) and Jess Fishlock  tallied a memorable goal.

NWSL games — and the playoff push — resume on September 23.

 

Thursday, September 14:

Scotland 3 Hungary 0

Seattle Reign FC’s Rachel Corsie played her first game since being named Scotland’s new captain as her side won 3-0 over Hungary.

 


Friday, September 15:

France 1 Chile 0

NWSL players on France roster: Amandine Henry

United States 3 New Zealand 1

 

Julie Ertz scored twice and Sofia Huerta made her USWNT debut in what was a strong night for the Chicago Red Stars in Colorado. Huerta also earned her first USWNT assist, setting up Pride forward Alex Morgan‘s 75th international goal. Sky Blue’s Kelley O’Hara earned her 100th cap. Read: Full Recap

NWSL players on USWNT roster:

Alyssa NaeherJane CampbellAshlyn HarrisAbby Dahlkemper, Julie ErtzKelley O’HaraBecky SauerbrunnCasey ShortTaylor Smith, Morgan BrianTobin HeathLindsey HoranRose LavelleAllie LongSamantha MewisMegan RapinoeAlex MorganChristen PressMallory PughLynn Williams, Sofia Huerta

NWSL players on New Zealand roster:

Rebekah Stott, Katie BowenRosie White

 

 


September 16

Australia 2 Brazil 1

Sky Blue FC forward Sam Kerr scored of an assist from Pride midfielder Alanna Kennedy for Australia and Courage midfielder Debinha added one of her own for Brazil in front of a sold-out crowd at Penrith Stadium.

NWSL players on Australia roster:

Steph Catley, Alanna Kennedy, Sam Kerr, Hayley Raso, Lydia Williams

NWSL players on Brazil roster:

Bruna Benites, Monica, Andressinha, Debinha, Marta (Camila was originally named to the roster, but was replaced this week)


September 17

Wales 1 Kazakhstan 0 (Women’s World Cup qualifier)

Seattle Reign FC midfielder Jess Fishlock scored the game’s only goal in the 54th minute as Wales defeated Kazakhstan in their first World Cup qualifier on the road to France 2019.

NWSL players on Wales roster: Jess Fishlock


September 18

France 3 Spain 1

Portland Thorns FC midfielder Amandine Henry assisted on the first goal of the game as France went on to win 3-1 in a friendly vs. Spain.

NWSL players on France roster: Amandine Henry

Iceland 8 Faroe Islands 0 (Women’s World Cup qualifier)

Portland Thorns FC forward Dagný Brynjarsdóttir was in the starting XI for Iceland’s opening Women’s World Cup qualifier, which they won 8-0 over Faroe Islands.

NWSL players on Iceland roster: Dagný Brynjarsdóttir


September 19

Denmark 6 Hungary 1 (Women’s World Cup qualifier)

Nadia Nadim converted a penalty kick as Denmark won their opening Women’s World Cup qualifier 6-1 over Hungary.

NWSL players on Denmark roster: Nadia Nadim

 

Republic of Ireland 2 Northern Ireland 0 (Women’s World Cup qualifier)

Denise O’Sullivan and Ireland won their opening Women’s World Cup qualifier, 2-0 over Northern Ireland.

NWSL players on Ireland roster: Denise O’Sullivan

 

Australia 3 Brazil 2

Sky Blue FC’s Sam Kerr scored twice and the Pride’s Marta tallied a goal and an assist as Australia topped Brazil 3-2 in Australia.

 

NWSL players on Australia roster:

Steph CatleyAlanna KennedySam KerrHayley RasoLydia Williams

NWSL players on Brazil roster:

Bruna BenitesMonicaAndressinhaDebinhaMarta (Camila was originally named to the roster, but was replaced this week)

United States 5 New Zealand 0

Tobin Heath and Rose Lavelle returned. Alex Morgan scored twice. Lindsey Horan and Mallory Pugh each added a goal and an assist. The USWNT won big in Cincinnati, 5-0 over New Zealand. Read: Game Recap

 

NWSL players on USWNT roster:

Alyssa NaeherJane CampbellAshlyn HarrisAbby DahlkemperJulie ErtzKelley O’HaraBecky SauerbrunnCasey ShortTaylor Smith, Morgan BrianTobin HeathLindsey HoranRose LavelleAllie LongSamantha MewisMegan RapinoeAlex MorganChristen PressMallory PughLynn WilliamsSofia Huerta

NWSL players on New Zealand roster:

Rebekah StottKatie BowenRosie White

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