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Germany: Turbine Potsdam wins third straight title

For the entire second half of the season, it was a close race between Potsdam and Frankfurt. Now on the final matchday, Turbine Potsdam needed a win against Essen to securely clinch the championship. 1.FFC Frankfurt did their part against Bayern Munich and took an early lead by Svenja Huth in the sixth minute, even added a second goal by American Gina Lewandowski, and profited from an own goal for a 3-0 lead after only 12 minutes.  But at that point, the championship was already decided. Potsdam converted the first two attacks in the third and fifth minutes for a 2-0 lead by Viola Odebrecht and Anja Mittag. (more…)


Germany: Cup Final complete

This weekend saw just little action in the highest German women’s soccer division. The focus was on the two national cup semifinals. As expected, 1.FFC Frankfurt defeated SC Bad Neuenahr, 3-1. With goals from Conny Pohlers and Sandra Smisek, the game was on track for Frankfurt even after a quarter hour. Kerstin Garefrekes added a third goal after 58 minutes before FFC had to face a minor shock – not Bad Neuenahr’s goal by Lena Goeßling (62nd) hit them, but the ejection against center back Saskia Bartusiak (foul as last player) who will now miss the cup final. (more…)


Germany: Potsdam and Frankfurt show no weaknesses

Now there are only two games left to play, and still neither Potsdam nor Frankfurt are showing any weaknesses. Both teams dominated their games and won very evidently. On the bottom end of the standings, Herforder SV now is without a mathematical chance to stay in the league. Turbine Potsdam had a home game against struggling 1.FC Saarbrücken. Two goals before halftime led the way, and after the break they demolished their relegation endangered opponent. Japanese international Yuki Nagasato scored a hat trick within 22 minutes. Final score was 7-0. (more…)


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