Portland is one of four titleholders competing in the event after winning the NWSL Fall Series in 2020.
COVID-19 is creating issues for German players everywhere. After Jonas Hofmann (positive test) and Marcel Halstenberg (exposure) were sidelined from international duty with Germany during the last international break, Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry was hit with a positive test, which will prevent him from playing against Paris Saint-Germain. Now, Germany Frauen star Dzsenifer Marozsan is also sidelined due to positive tests on her Olympique Lyon club squad.
The main stadium in the French city of Lyon opened as a mass vaccination center during Easter weekend, and thousands of people spent the holiday lining up for injections elsewhere in France as the government tried to speed up shots amid a new rush of coronavirus cases. But as Europe faced its second Easter in a row under the cloud of the pandemic, some French cities pushed back against President Emmanuel Macron’s insistence that “there are no weekends or days off during vaccination.
|Champions League (League Winners): Lille|
|Champions League (League Position): Paris Saint Germain|
|Champions League Qualifying (League Position): Monaco|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Lyon, Lens|
|Relegation (Playoff Relegation): Nîmes|
|Relegation (League Position): Nantes, Dijon|