Matildas Abroad Preview: Aussies go head-to-head in USA and Sweden

Aussies go head-to-head in Sweden and in the USA, with San Diego Wave FC looking to hold on to their place at the top of the table when they take on the Kansas City Current. 

Kicking things off in the USA, Alex Chidiac's Racing Louisville will be aiming for their third win of the season when they host the current NWSL Challenge Cup Champions North Carolina Courage. 

Chidiac has featured in Louisville's last three games, with her side looking to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to Kansas City Current throughout the week. 

This game will kick off on Sunday morning at 10:00 am AEST

Over in Kansas, Emily van Egmond's San Diego Wave FC are aiming for their fifth win of the season when they take on Chloe Logarzo's Kansas City Current.

Wave FC faced just their second loss of their inaugural season when OL Reign defeated them 1-0 in their last game, where van Egmond played the whole game. 

San Diego has fellow newcomers Angel City breathing down their neck on the table, sitting in second just three points behind them and waiting for a slip up to move to the top of the table. 

This game will kick off on Sunday morning at 10:30 am AEST

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Over in Sweden, a top of the table clash will see Teagan Micah and Charli Grant's FC Rosengård take on second-placed Linköpings FC.

Rosengård will be aiming to continue their unbeaten streak of 11 games and also hang on to first place against a strong Linköpings side. 

Micah and Grant's side sealed a late winner against Piteå last game. This game will kick off on Saturday morning at 2:00 am AEST

Meanwhile, Clare Polkinghorne and Katrina Gorry's Vittsjö GIK  will take on Eskilstuna. Vittsjö is looking to collect their seventh win of the season and move to third on the table against the side sitting in sixth place.

Gorry picked up an assist in Vittsjö's 3-0 win on Sunday. This game will kick off on Sunday night at 9:00 pm AEST

The last game in Sweden will see Courtney Nevin and Kyra Cooney-Cross' Hammarby host Remy Siemsen's AIK. Hammarby come into the game off the back of an emphatic 5-1 win, where Nevin scored her second goal of the season. 

Siemsen's AIK will be looking for their second win of the season, while Cooney-Cross is still awaiting her debut in Sweden. 

This game will kick off on Monday morning at 1:00 am AEST

Moving over to Denmark, Clare Wheeler, Angie Beard and Indi-Paige Riley's Fortuna Hjørring wrap up their Danish Elitedivisionen Championship round-robins against ladder leaders HB Køge. 

Fortuna has already sealed a spot in next season's UWCL competition, with no side unable to overtake them in second place on 52 points. 

This game will kick off on Saturday night at 10:00 pm AEST. 

Our last stop takes us to Norway, where Karly Roestbakken's LSK Kvinner take on Kolbotn. LSK Kvinner come into the game after a 2-0 win over Stabæk.

This game will kick off on Sunday night at 11:00 pm AEST.