Press scores twice in Champions League win
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Christen Press upped her season total to 37 goals in 36 games in
all competitions with both goals for Tyreso in a 2-1 win at Denmark's Fortuna Hjorring in the first round of their UEFA Women's Champions League round-of-16 series. The second goal was set up by Ali
Krieger, another of the five Americans to start for Tyreso.
Besides Press and Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Meghan
Klingenberg and Whitney Engen also started for Tyreso. The star-studded Swedish club also features Brazilian star Marta and Spaniards Veronica Boquete and Jennifer Hermoso.
In other action, defending champion Wolfsburg beat Swedish champion Malmo,
2-1, on the road, while English clubs Arsenal Ladies and Birmingham City Ladies won.
Former Rutgers standout Kristen Edmonds started for Russia's
Rossiyanka in its 1-0 win over Italian club Torres.
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