With the international break about to begin for our Matildas Abroad, three Aussies found the back of the net in Sweden as the Conti Cup group stage got off to a stunning start.
Read our recap of all the action and watch the highlights in the player above!
Emily GielnikAston Villa continued their unbeaten start to the season with a shootout victory over Manchester United in the Conti Cup group stage.
Manchester United opened the scoring through Nikita Parris, with her Lionesses team-mate Rachel Daly finding the equalizer for Villa to send the game to penalties.
Villa goalkeeper Anna Leat, on her debut, made four saves in the shootout to ensure Aston Villa secured the extra point in their 4-3 opening group stage match.
Next, Mackenzie ArnoldWest Ham United faced Championship side London City Lionesses in their opening match of the Conti Cup group stage.
London City had a 2-0 lead in the 62nd minute with a goal to Lois Heuchan and Sarah Ewens. Viviane Asseyi scored her first goal for the Hammers to pull a goal back before skipper Dagný Brynjarsdóttir equalized in the 94th minute to send the game to penalties.
Every single player on the pitch had to step up to take a penalty, with 26 of them. Arnold netted his effort and made a save to ensure West Ham took the extra point.
Finally, Kyah Simons Tottenham Hotspur faced Reading FC in the Conti Cup, with the Australian coming off the bench for Spurs.
Tottenham opened their Conti Cup campaign with a 2-1 win away to Reading. Ashleigh Neville opened the scoring for the visitors in the 7th minute, with Nikola Karczewska then doubling their advantage just before the half-time break.
Simon made an appearance off the bench for Rehanne Skinner’s side, but her cameo was brief as she was stretchered off following a collision.
Natasha Dowie scored for Reading in the 11th minute of stoppage time, but Spurs were able to hang on for the win and move to second in Group E.
Move over to the US, Emily Van EgmondThe San Diego Wave finished their regular season against the North Carolina Courage. The Wave booked their spot in the playoffs a week before, but still struggled to lift the shield in their first season.
The Wave were held to a tight 0-0 draw against the Courage, with Van Egmond substituted at the half-time break following an injury. San Diego makes a home playoff game and will face the Chicago Red Stars after the international break.
Meanwhile, Alex Chidiacpp Racing Louisville ended its season by hosting Chloe Logarzos Kansas City Current. Racing, while already out of playoff contention, could affect the Stream’s chances of claiming the Shield.
Jessica McDonald scored a game-winner in the 92nd minute to deny Current the chance to grab the shield and have home-court advantage in their playoff run.
The Current will take on the Houston Dash in their playoff game.
Next, Lydia Williams Paris Saint-Germain were held to a 2-2 draw by Le Havre, with PSG ending their three-match run.
Williams remained on the bench in the draw, as PSG held on to second place on the ladder.
Moving to Sweden, Clare Polkinghorne, Katrina Gorry and Charlie Grant everything started for Vittsjö GIK when they hosted Emma Checkers Umeå IK before the international break.
Polkinghorne found the back of the net as Vittsjö recorded a dominant 5-0 win. Vittsjö is seventh in the table after the win with 36 points.
Meanwhile, Teagan MicahFC Rosengård won 4-2 over KIF Örebro as they extended their lead at the top of the table by five points with their 17th win of the season.
KIF Örebro took the lead in the opening 60 seconds of the match before Mimmi Larsson equalized 10 minutes later. Three more goals in the half, one for the hosts and two for the visitors, allowed Rosengård to take a narrow 3-2 lead into the break.
Olivia Schough scored her second penalty of the match to ensure Rosengård secured the win.
Aivi LuikBK Häcken won 5-1 over Linköpings FC to maintain their fourth place on the ladder. Luik was not in the matchday squad for the victory.
Elise Kellond-Knight, Kyra Cooney-Cross and Courtney Nevinpp Fifth place Hammarby drew 1-1 with Piteå IF. Cooney-Cross made a long shot to open the scoring for the game, but just five minutes later Piteå found the equaliser.
Piteå found the back of the net again, but the goal was chalked off for an ugly goal on the goalkeeper.
Finally, Remy Siemsennewly called into camp as an injury replacement, scored for AIK when they lost 4-2 to Djurgården.
Tameka YallopSK Brann Kvinner won 1-0 over Stabæk. Yallop was not in the game, sidelined with an ankle injury.
Brann now leads the playoffs with three rounds remaining.