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Offseason Update: Nov. 9-15

11/16/2015 10:26 AM -

There was action all around for Western New York Flash players abroad, as big matches were played in Japan, Australia and Cyprus!

Here’s a look at the past week of the offseason:

A Look Back: November 9-15

Eddy Goals Lead Yunogo Over Yamato Sylphid (Japan)
On Saturday night, Elizabeth Eddy played hero for Yunogo Belle, sparking the club to a 3-1 win in the Second Round of the Empress Cup. Entering the match in the 61st minute, Eddy scored just a minute later to break a 1-1 tie. Then, in the waning moments, Eddy added another insurance goal for the 3-1 final.
Official Game Report

Adelaide Falls to League-Leading City (Australia)
Abby Dahlkemper
and the Adelaide Lady Reds looked to hand Melbourne City its first loss on Saturday, but the league-leaders were too powerful, winning 2-0 in the match. Dahlkemper continued her solid play on the defensive line with another 90-minute performance for the W-League club. She nearly scored in the 75th minute, but her set piece attempt went just over the bar.
Official Game Report

Canberra Plays Newcastle to Scoreless Draw (Australia)
United traveled to Newcastle on Saturday, but neither club could find the back of the net as the teams each walked away with a point in a 0-0 draw. Michelle Heyman had chances on the offensive end for Canberra, but the goalkeepers for both teams played well to preserve their respective clean sheets.
Official Game Report

Apollon Shuts Out Anorthosis (Cyprus)
The Apollon Ladies picked up another big win this weekend, downing Anorthosis 3-0 in Cypiot play. Ashley Nick missed the match as she recovers from an injury, but is expected to return to the pitch soon.


A Look Ahead: November 16-22

Yunogo Belle vs. AS Elfen Saitama – Sat., Nov. 21, 2015 (Japan)
Coca-Cola West Hiroshima Stadium, 9 p.m. ET (11 a.m. JST – next day)
Yunogo moves on to the Third Round of the Empress Cup and Elizabeth Eddy will matchup with newly acquired Flash defender Abby Erceg and AS Elfen Saitama. The teams played twice during Nadeshiko league play, with a 1-0 Yunogo win and a 1-1 draw the results.

Adelaide vs. Newcastle – Sat., Nov. 21, 2015 (Australia)
Coopers Stadium, 10 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. AEST – next day)
Still in second place in the standings, Adelaide will return home this weekend to host the Newcastle Jets. The Jets are just two points behind the Lady Reds as the league ladder is still up for grabs.
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Canberra at Sydney FC – Sun., Nov. 22, 2015 (Australia)
Lambert Park, 12 a.m. ET (4 p.m. AEST)
Canberra, the reigning-Champs, will look to begin a climb out of eighth position on Sunday when it travels to Sydney FC. The teams meet for the second time this season. Canberra posted a 3-0 victory in the last match between the two clubs.
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Apollon at Champions Ypsona – Sun., Nov. 22, 2015 (Cyprus)
Koinotiko Stadio Trahoniou, 4 a.m. ET (11 a.m. EET)
With three-straight shutout wins in tow, Apollon looks to extend its winning streak to four on Sunday. Over those three matches, the Ladies have been dominant, outscoring opponents 28-0.
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