Ellie Carpenter, Hayley Raso and Caitlin Foord all booked their spot in the NWSL finals this weekend, although many were rested as their next challenge is an all-too-familiar foe.
In the NWSL Alanna Kennedy played 90 minutes for Orlando Pride in a 2-2 draw with Seattle Reign FC. Stephanie Catley played a full match while Lydia Williams was on the bench for Reign who have finalised a spot in the playoffs.
Ellie Carpenter and Hayley Raso were rested while Caitlin Foord played 12 minutes off the bench in Portland Thorns' 0-0 draw with Washington Spirit, sending Portland to the semi-finals against Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars.
Chloe Logarzo played the second half while Amy Harrison was an unused sub for Washington.
In Europe, Tameka Yallop has stolen the show again this week with a brace in Norway and Lisa De Vanna has kept up her goal scoring form in Italy.
In Norway Tameka Yallop scored twice in Klepp IL's 5-0 thumping of Stabæk. The brace took Yallop to her ninth goal of the season, equal sixth in the scoring charts.
Aivi Luik also played 90 minutes and put in a very solid performance, but couldn't prevent Avaldsnes losing 2-1 away to LSK Kvinner.
In England Joe Montemurro's Arsenal went down to Chelsea in a 2-1 loss at Stamford Bridge. Jacynta Galabadaarachchi was an unused sub as West Ham beat Brighton 3-1 away. Lastly another manager Tanya Oxtoby coached Bristol City Ladies to a 1-1 draw with Liverpool.
In Germany Emily Gielnik was an unused sub as FC Bayern Frauen lost 1-0 away from home to Hoffenheim.
In Italy Lisa De Vanna was on target for Fiorentina as they fought out a 2-1 win at home to Tavagnacco. In Spain Alex Chidiac remains sidelined with injury as Atletico Madrid defeated Levante 1-0 away from home.