Aussies Abroad Preview: Galabadaraarachchi, West Ham seek to build on strong form

It’s a return to FA Women’s Super League action in England for Jacynta Galabadaraarachchi and West Ham after a thumping midweek cup win.

Galabadaraarachchi played 55 minutes as the Hammers put seven past Crystal Palace in the FA Women's League Cup on Thursday, and they face a trip to Bristol City on Monday, 16 December at 2am (AEDT).

The East London side, who are eighth on the ladder, travel to Stoke Gifford Stadium to play against the second-bottom Robins aiming to build on four points collected from their last two games.

The 18-year-old is searching for her first goal in English football after seven league and five cup appearances.

Featured image courtesy of West Ham Women on Twitter


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Lisa De Vanna and Fiorentina play host to Inter Milan in Serie A in the final match before Italy’s winter break.

La Viola have won back-to-back games since they were toppled by league leaders Juventus two weeks ago.

Fiorentina lie in second place, six points back from the Bianconcere, ahead of Sunday’s match at 10.30pm (AEDT) on Sunday, 15 December.

De Vanna will hope to add to her two goals from seven games against their seventh-placed opponents.

In Spain, Alex Chidiac’s Atletico Madrid meet Granadilla Tenerife on Monday, 16 December at 4.30am (AEDT).

Second-place Atletico travel to the Canary Islands to face the ninth-placed side, battling to close FC Barcelona’s five-point lead at the top of the Primera Division Feminina.

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