Aussies Abroad: Gielnik and Bayern seek to go back-to-back

Emily Gielnik’s Bayern Munich are searching for back-to-back wins in Germany’s Frauen Budesliga when they face Freiburg on Saturday.

Bayern defeated SGS Essen 2-0 last week to record their first win in three matches in Germany’s top flight. 

Thomas Wörle’s side sit in third in the ladder, three points behind Hoffenheim and six points behind Wolfsburg, with two games to go before the winter break.

The match at FC Bayern Campus Platz 1 kicks off at 5.15am AEDT on Saturday, 7 December.


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Over in Italy, Lisa De Vanna and Fiorentina are in Serie A action at Empoli on Saturday, 7 December, with a 9pm AEDT kick-off.

La Viola are a point behind second-placed AC Milan and six back from table-toppers Juventus. 

In Spain, Alex Chidiac’s Atletico Madrid are three points back from leaders FC Barcelona and have a tough test this weekend.

Fifth-placed Athletic Club Bilbao are the visitors to Miniestadio Cerro del Espino at 9pm AEDT on Sunday, 8 December.

Jacynta Galabadaarachchi and West Ham United face a trip to Liverpool at 1am AEDT on Monday, 9 December.

The Hammers are eighth in the FA Women’s Super League, while their opponents prop up the rest of the competition in 12th place.

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