The World Cup is quickly approaching which means just one final week for the Matildas players to be with their club teams before heading off to prepare to France next month.
Foord and Ellie Carpenter played a full 90 minutes for the Thorns while Hayley Raso was an unused sub. Chloe Logarzo notched 90 minutes for the Spirit and Amy Harrison played 70 minutes.
The final game of the week took place between the Chicago Red Stars and the Houston Dash. The early goals would continue in this game with a Red Stars goal in the eighth minute.
A perfectly placed through ball found Sam Kerr just outside the box. She carried the ball around the outstretched goalkeeper and slotted the ball into the net.
Kerr and the Red Stars would get on the scoresheet just five minutes later. Kerr played a nice wall pass with her teammate just at the half field line.
Fellow Aussie, Clare Polkinghorne, tried to stop the well-paced Ker but her tackle only derailed Kerr for a moment. She then got inside the box and smashed the ball into the roof of the net.
The goal resulted in Kerr’s sixth goal of the season.
📂Goals— Chicago Red Stars (@chiredstarsPR) May 19, 2019
└📁 Kerr Goals
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The Dash would be able to find a goal of their own in the 26th minute then the game settled down and there were no more goals resulting in a 2-1 win for the Red Stars.
Kerr played 90 minutes for Chicago while Polkinghorne played the full match for the Dash and Kyah Simon came on in the 54th minute.
This week had the final round in the Toppserien before all the teams take a break for the World Cup and pick back up in July. Klepp IL squared off against Kolbotn.
Both teams are in the top part of a very tight race for first place. The game proved what a competitive league that the Toppserien is with the game resulting in a 0-0 tie.
Tameka Yallop played all 90 minutes for Klepp.
Úrvalsdeild Kvenna (Iceland)
Grace Maher came on as a substitute in KR's loss 2-1 to Fylkir mid-week which keeps the side in ninth spot on the ladder.