European Update

Frauen Bundesliga

In perhaps the round’s most surprising result, FFC Frankfurt scored two late, late goals to defeat Turbine Potsdam 2-1. The win sends Frankfurt level with Duisburg (who demolished Saarbrucken 6-0) for second. Potsdam still remains atop the league with a 5 point lead, however. The bottom five teams in the table all lost again this weekend, with a combined total of 19 goals against.

 

#   Team MP W D L F A D P Last 5 matches  
1   Turbine Potsdam 19 16 2 1 74 14 +60 50  
2   FCR Duisburg 19 14 3 2 62 15 +47 45  
3   FFC Frankfurt 20 15 0 5 66 28 +38 45  
4   Bayern München 20 11 3 6 37 32 +5 36  
5   Wolfsburg 19 10 4 5 38 22 +16 34  
6   Bad Neuenahr 20 10 2 8 34 30 +4 32    
7   Hamburger SV 20 8 4 8 29 44 -15 28  
8   USV Jena 20 6 3 11 28 49 -21 21    
9   Essen-Schönebeck 20 3 6 11 24 56 -32 15  
10   Saarbrücken 20 3 4 13 24 52 -28 13  
11   Freiburg 20 4 0 16 13 47 -34 12  
12   Tennis Borussia 19 1 3 15 14 54 -40 6  

 

Topscorers

Player Team G PG FG
I. Grings FCR Du… 27 1 7
A. Mittag Turbin… 17 0 5
Genoveva Añonma USV Jena 15 0 10
F. Bajramaj Turbin… 15 0 6
K. Garefrekes FFC Fr… 14 0 5
C. Okoyino Bad Ne… 14 0 7
M. Müller Wolfsburg 12 0 6
N. Kessler Turbin… 11 0 3
C. Pohlers FFC Fr… 10 0 2
P. Wimbersky FFC Fr… 10 0 1
B. Prinz FFC Fr… 9 2 3
A. Crnogorcevic Hambur… 8 0 6
V. Bürki Bayer… 8 0 1
J. Zietz Turbin… 8 2 2
S. Laudehr FCR Du… 7 0 1

 

Women’s Premier League

The top of the Premier League remains extremely tight, with just four points separating second anf fourth. Chelsea defeated then-second place Leeds Carnegie to leapfrog up to second place in the table. In eight days, Leeds have dropped from first to fourth place. Elsewhere, Natasha Dowie hit a hat trick against basement-dwellers Bristol Academy for Everton. Everton are now third. Arsenal remain top after defeating Doncaster Belles 2-1, scoring two early goals.

 

#   Team MP W D L F A D P    
1 Previous rank: 2 Arsenal 17 16 0 1 63 14 +49 48  
2 Previous rank: 3 Chelsea 20 14 1 5 55 26 +29 43  
3 Previous rank: 4 Everton 17 13 1 3 58 14 +44 40  
4 Previous rank: 1 Leeds Carnegie 18 13 1 4 46 12 +34 40  
5 Previous rank: 6 Sunderland 21 11 1 9 33 35 -2 34  
6 Previous rank: 5 Doncaster Belles 21 8 7 6 34 36 -2 31  
7   Millwall Lionesses 22 6 3 13 24 43 -19 21  
8 Previous rank: 9 Blackburn Rovers 16 5 2 9 23 36 -13 17  
9 Previous rank: 10 Birmingham City 19 4 4 11 20 34 -14 16  
10 Previous rank: 8 Watford 20 4 4 12 22 58 -36 16  
11   Nottingham Forest 17 3 4 10 13 38 -25 13  
12   Bristol Academy 20 3 0 17 10 55 -45 9  

 

Damallsvenskan

It was fairly low-scoring weekend in Sweden, with only two team of the twelve teams scoring more than two goals. In the Damallsvenskan’s third round, Malmo remains perfect at the top of the league having blown through Orebro 4-0. Umea drew with Linkoping 1-1 and drop to eighth. The rest of the league remains very close with only 5 points separating the second and eighth place teams.

#   Team MP W D L F A D P    
1   LdB Malmö 4 4 0 0 12 1 +11 12  
2 Previous rank: 8 Jitex 4 3 0 1 5 7 -2 9  
3 Previous rank: 5 Tyresö 4 2 1 1 4 1 +3 7  
4 Previous rank: 7 Kristianstad 4 2 1 1 8 7 +1 7  
5 Previous rank: 3 Linköping 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 7  
6 Previous rank: 4 Göteborg FC 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6  
7 Previous rank: 2 KIF Örebro 3 2 0 1 5 5 +0 6    
8 Previous rank: 6 Umeå 3 1 1 1 2 2 +0 4  
9   Sunnanå 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 2  
10   Hammarby 4 0 1 3 3 6 -3 1  
11 Previous rank: 12 AIK 4 0 1 3 3 10 -7 1  
12 Previous rank: 11 Djurgården 4 0 0 4 0 5 -5 0  
S. Moberg Kristi… 6 0 2
L. Liljegard Götebo… 4 0 2
M. Melis LdB Malmö 4 0 0
K. van de Ven Tyresö 3 0 2
A. Sjölund Jitex 3 1 2
K. Gill LdB Malmö 3 0 1
H. Agren KIF Örebro 2 0 1
C. Rohlin Linköping 2 0 2
L. Fransson Sunnanå 2 0 1
M. Vidarsdottir Kristi… 1 0 0
E. Karlsson Wedin AIK 1 0 1
S. Talonen KIF Örebro 1 0 1
K. Lindblom Jitex 1 0 1
L. Sembrant AIK 1 0 1
T. Brogarde Hammarby 1 0 1

Feminine Division

There was no league action in France this weekend. The mid-week matches are all postponed as well. Jusivy and PSG are at the top of the table at 61 and 60 points respectively.

 

Toppserien

Norway’s third week sees Lillestrom continue their perfect runwith a thrilling 3-2 victory over Trondheims-Orn. The Toppserien is similar to their Swedish neighbors in that 5 points separates second and sixth place. The bottom four class remain winless.

 

#   Team MP W D L F A D P Last 5 matches  
1   Lillestrøm 4 4 0 0 12 2 +10 12  
2 Previous rank: 3 Stabæk 4 3 1 0 6 0 +6 10  
3 Previous rank: 2 Røa 4 3 0 1 5 4 +1 9  
4 Previous rank: 5 Kolbotn 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6  
5 Previous rank: 7 Arna-Bjørnar 4 2 0 2 2 2 +0 6  
6 Previous rank: 4 Amazon Grimstad 4 1 2 1 5 4 +1 5  
7 Previous rank: 8 Kattem 4 1 1 2 2 6 -4 4    
8 Previous rank: 6 Fløya 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5 3  
9 Previous rank: 10 Donn 3 0 2 1 0 1 -1 2  
10 Previous rank: 9 Klepp 4 0 2 2 0 4 -4 2  
11   Trondheims-Ørn 4 0 1 3 4 7 -3 1  
12   Linderud-Grei 3 0 1 2 1 5 -4 1  

 

Top Scorers:

L. Smørsgaard Kolbotn 3 0 2
M. Pape Stabæk 3 0 1
M. Knudsen Lillestrøm 2 0 1
C. Pettersen Røa 2 0 1
I. Enget Lillestrøm 2 0 1
Marlene Utland Fløya 2 0 1
N. Abdullah Lillestrøm 2 0 0
C. Dekkerhus Lillestrøm 2 0 0
K. Lie Trondh… 2 0 2
R. Wilkinson Lillestrøm 2 0 0
M. Sandvei Lillestrøm 1 0 1
K. Hegland Arna-B… 1 0 1
K. Kvalsvik Røa 1 0 1
K. Moore Stabæk 1 0 1
M. Marstrander Fløya 1 0 1

 

Elsewhere, Russia’s Supreme Division has just begun with Ryazan, Izmailovo, Zvedza Perm and Zvezda Zvenigorod all with three points.

In Denmark the Elitedivisionen is slowly winding down and Fortuna Hjorring are in first place with Brondby just three points behind. There’s a considerable drop-off after that with third-place Skovbakken eight points behind second place.

In Italy’s Serie A Sasaari Torres CF is running away with the league as they are 9 points ahead of second place side CF Bardolino. Italy’s Paolo Brumana and Spain’s Angeles Pareo Jiminez are at the top of the scoring chart with 18 goals each.

And in Spain’s Superliga Torrejon remains top at 28 points and UD Collerense and Las Palmas are tied for second at 21.

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