UEFA play-offs schedule & results; Schedule of NWSL players on international duty
Denmark and Switzerland are among the teams in the UEFA World Cup qualifying playoffs

An overview of how to keep up with and follow the players of the NWSL taking part in international games in October. This page will be updated with results and highlights as they become available. Live scores are available on FIFA.com.

Qualifiers for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will take place this month for Concacaf and UEFA. Concacaf will feature NWSL players representing Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico and the United States. More info on that tournament can be found here.

Switzerland and the Netherlands have advanced to the finals of the UEFA play-offs for the federation’s final spot in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The home-and-away series will take place between November 5 and 13.

Switzerland and Portland Thorns FC’s Ana Crnogorčević moved past Belgium with a pair of draws, 1-1 at home on Tuesday, and a 2-2 hard-fought road draw on Friday that gave Switzerland the road goals edge they needed to win the semifinal play-off. The Netherlands advanced past Seattle Reign FC defender Theresa Nielsen and Denmark with a 2-0 home win on Friday and a 2-1 road win on Tuesday. The matchup was a rematch of the 2017 Euro final, also won by the Netherlands.

Schedule | More Info Friday, October 5:

Netherlands 2, Denmark 0 | Match Report

Belgium 2, Switzerland 2 | Match Report

Tuesday, October 9:

Denmark 1, Netherlands 2 | Match Report

Switzerland 1, Belgium 1 | Match Report

Additionally, several friendlies will take place over the next week featuring NWSL players. Countries are listed in alphabetical order.




NWSL players on the roster:

Ellie Carpenter (Portland Thorns FC), Steph Catley (Seattle Reign FC), Caitlin Foord (Portland Thorns FC), Elise Kellond-Knight (Seattle Reign FC), Clare Polkinghorne (Houston Dash), Kyah Simon (Houston Dash) [Full Roster]



NWSL players on the roster:

Monica (Orlando Pride), Poliana (Orlando Pride), Andressinha (Portland Thorns FC), Camila (Orlando Pride), Marta (Orlando Pride), Debinha (North Carolina Courage) [Roster announcement | Roster update]



NWSL players on the roster:

Rachel Daly (Houston Dash). Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign FC) has withdrawn from the roster due to injury. [Full Roster]

South Africa


NWSL players on the roster:

Thembi Kgatlana (Houston Dash), Linda Motlhalo (Houston Dash), as well as former Houston Dash defender Janine Van Wyk. [Full Roster]

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