Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars have the end of season blues as their title race was dealt a blow at the end of August.
In the NWSL Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars have dropped off the title race in the United States with two losses in a week.
Kerr completed 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss to Orlando Pride for whom Alanna Kennedy played 90 minutes and was sent off in the dying ember of the match.
This morning Kerr played a full match as league leaders Portland Thorns bounced them 3-0. Hayley Raso started and was substituted after 85 minutes while Ellie Carpenter started and played just over an hour. Caitlin Foord was an unused sub.
Alanna Kennedy watched from the sidelines due to suspension as Orlando Pride lost 2-1 to Washington Spirit. Only Amy Harrison appeared for Spirit as an 87th minute sub as Chloe Logarzo and Elise Kellond-Knight were absent.
The Aussies in Washington got more football earlier in the week with Chloe Logarzo and Elise Kellong-Knight starting and being substituted in the second half, and Harrison an unused sub in a 0-0 draw with Utah Royals.
Stephanie Catley played a full game for Seattle Reign as they lost 1-0 to now second placed North Carolina Courage.
In American College Rachel Lowe scored her first goal for UCLA while Teagan Micah broke a college record becoming the first player to start four seasons for UCLA.
In Norway Tameka Yallop played a full match as Klepp IL defeated Kolbotn 3-0. Aivi Luik began her season in Norway starting for Avaldsnes in a 1-0 win over Røa.
In Iceland Grace Maher played a full match for KR Reykjavik as they lost 2-1 at home to Breidablik.