[AMERICANS ABROAD] Christen Press
, Whitney Engen
and Meghan Klingenberg
, who have delayed their return home to play in NWSL, begin their bid to lead Tyreso to the UEFA Women's Champions League when the Swedish club hosts Neulengbach of
Austria Sunday in the first leg of the quarterfinals.
Tyreso's only game this season was a Swedish Cup match it won, 2-0. Press, Engen and Klingenberg all started, and Press had the first
and Ingrid Wells
are reserves for Turbine
Potsdam, the Frauen-Bundesliga leader that travels to Italian powerhouse Torres. One of Torres' keepers is American Arianna Criscione
, who attended UCLA and
Boston College and now plays for Italy internationally.
The UEFA Women's Champions League final will be played May 22 in Lisbon.
UEFA Women's Champions League, First Leg:
Wolfsburg vs. Barcelona
Torres vs. Turbine Potsdam
Birmingham City Ladies
vs. Arsenal Ladies