[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jasmyne Spencer
, one of six Americans to play for Apollon, came off the bench to score for the Cypriot
club, but it fell to Austria's Neulengbach, 2-1, at home in the first leg of their round-of-32 series in the UEFA Women's Champions League. Michelle Betos
started in goal, while Joanna Lohman
, Tina DiMartino, Sinead Farrelly
, who switched her international allegiance and now plays for Poland, also started for Apollon.
started for Germany's Turbine Potsdam in its 5-0 win at Hungary's MTK. Wednesday ... Christen Press
scored both goals to give Swedish club Tyreso a 2-1 win over visiting Paris St. Germain in the first leg of their round-of-32 series in the UEFA Champions League. The
game, played in front of a sellout crowd of 3,327, featured six Americans.
Press, who leads in the Swedish Damallsvenskan with 21 goals in 19 games, scored goals sandwiched around a goal
from PSG captain Sabrina Delannoy
. Ashlyn Harris
, Ali Krieger
also started for Tyreso, while Tobin Heath
started and teen Lindsey
was a late sub for PSG. Megan Rapinoe
came off the bench for 2011 and 2012 champion Lyon in its 4-0 win at FC Twente.
on loan from Sky Blue FC, and Amy Barczuk
started for Russian club
Zorky in its 2-1 win over Iceland's Thor/KA. Tahnai Annis
and Kayla Grimsley
started for Thor/KA.