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MOBILE, Ala. Rogers Hornsby . -- Anna Nordqvist moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting her second straight 6-under 66 to take the third-round lead Saturday in the Airbus LPGA Classic. The 26-year-old Swede, the winner in Thailand and Carlsbad, had a 16-under 200 total on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trails Magnolia Grove complex. "All I can do is put myself in a position to have a chance tomorrow and I felt like Ive done that," Nordqvist said. "Last year, I was in the final group and I was playing well and there was a lot of people coming from behind, so I know this golf course, you can never relax. You always have to keep pushing forward and trying to make birdies because if you dont, someone else will." Nordqvist played the front nine in 5-under 31, birdieing Nos. 2-5 and 9, and added a birdie on the par-5 16th. She has only one bogey -- on her fourth hole Friday -- in 54 holes. "I felt very confident and very comfortable," Nordqvist said. "Got off to a really good start and just tried to keep the momentum. Had a pretty good finish the last three holes, so Im very happy with the day." She set the course record last year, shooting a third-round 61 en route to a fourth-place tie. "I definitely know I can score on this course," Nordqvist said. Catriona Matthew, the 44-year-old Scot who led after each of the first two days, was a stroke back after a 70. She bogeyed three of the first five holes to drop to 10 under, then birdied five of the last 15 -- including three of the last four. "I obviously got off to a terrible start with the three bogeys when everyone else is making birdies," Matthew said. "Just knew there was a lot of chances there on the back nine if I could just hang in and try to start hitting greens again and give myself chances. Made four birdies on the back nine, so not the greatest round, but didnt play myself out of it." She won the last of her four LPGA Tour titles in 2011. "I think you come into every tournament wanting to win it, so that was my goal, to come here and win," Matthew said. "Ive been playing well all year, just not holing any putts. So if I can get my putter going, things can go well." Second-ranked Stacy Lewis, the 2012 champion who needs to finish solo third or higher to take the top spot in the world from Inbee Park, was third after a 66. Park missed the cut Friday. "It was a pretty solid day," Lewis said. "Definitely could have been a lot better, so I like that going into tomorrow that I didnt play the best round today. I left quite a few out there, but still made a lot of birdies and got the ball in the hole." She won the North Texas LPGA Shootout three weeks ago for her ninth tour title. Michelle Wie, Jessica Korda and 18-year-old Charley Hull were tied for fourth at 13 under. Wie shot 66, Korda 69, and Hull 71. Wie had a bogey-free round. "I felt like theres a lot of low scores out there, so I was just trying to keep up with everyone else, making birdies," Wie said. "Hopefully, I can have another low one tomorrow." Albert Pujols . With the results, North America claimed 2.5 of the three available points, opening up a 17.5-12.5 lead in the overall standings. A total of 60 points are available, meaning the first team to 30.5 points will win the Continental Cup. Cardinals Jerseys China . - This win was more the New Jersey Devils style. . At this rate, the Flyers captain is set to be remembered more for a fantastic finish.MONTREAL -- The Montreal Impact were in no mood to celebrate despite winning for the first time in their last four games. Montreal was eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League competition despite a 2-0 win over CD Heredia on Tuesday night. The Impact, who won the Amway Canadian Championship, needed to score early and often to keep their slim hopes of advancing past the group stage alive. Montreal, which had lost its last two Major League Soccer games at home, managed the first part when Daniele Paponi scored just four minutes in to the delight of the enthusiastic Saputo Stadium crowd of 13,703. Andrew Wenger made it 2-0 in the 54th minute but the Impact needed to win by at least six goals to avoid being knocked out of their second Champions League competition, and their first since 2008. "It is bittersweet," said Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush, who played every minute of the Impacts games in ACC and CONCACAF Champions League competition. "After the game you cant really celebrate it. Youre happy you won and psychologically its good to break a three-game losing streak over the two competitions, but at the same time we knew what we had to do and the goal was 6-0, not 2-0." CD Heredia would have clinched the three-team Group 5 with a draw or a win after 1-0 victories in both of their home games against Montreal and the San Jose Earthquakes. "The Impact are a very fast team so we had to adjust our strategy," CD Heredia coach Juan Carlos Elias said in Spanish through an interpreter. "Our tactics werent as good as theirs were. They were just faster on the ball. They were just faster in every situation than we were." The Guatemalan side can still move through to the championship round with a point in the final group stage game next month in San Jose. An Earthquakes win on Oct. 23 would bring about a three-way tie and San Jose, which beat Montreal 3-0 last Tuesday, would advance by virtue of the best goal-differential. The Impact are third in the MLS Eastern Conference with 45 points in 28 games. They play in Chicago on Saturday and are on the road for four of their six remaining regular season games. "It was very important to finish like this for the morale," Montreal coach Marco Schallibaum said. "I think the team was very well prepared and they had a good mentality tonight. Of course they could have scored more goals, it was only 2-0, but I think the way they played tonight, I think thats the way we want to go with together because the guys gave everything for the club and the result. Adam Wainwright. We won the game, but that was not enough, but I think the base was very solid." Defender Hassoun Camara and midfielder Felipe were the only two regulars in Montreals starting 11, which included three Quebecers on the back line -- defenders Karl Ouimette, Maxim Tissot and Wandrille Lefevre. "Its incredible the experience you get by just being on the field and playing at this level," Ouimette said. Marco Di Vaio entered in the 57th minute and quickly made his presence felt. The 37-year-old Italian striker dove to head Wengers centring pass, forcing goalkeeper Jose Calderon to dive to his right to deny Di Vaios sparkling attempt. Impact forward Justin Mapp replaced Andrea Pisanu 66 minutes in. Both Di Vaio and Mapp put drives off the post as the Impact pressed for more offence without success. "We came out there and right from the get-go we attacked," Wenger said. "It was a very open game and we showed some quality, unfortunately we werent as decisive in five more moments and that would have -- obviously wed be celebrating, everything would be perfect now, but we put in a good showing." Paponi was shown a yellow card 78 minutes in by Jamaican referee Courtney Campbell, who judged that the Montreal forward dove when he was met with a challenge from behind as he approached the 18-yard box. "I was sure it was a foul and when the referee came to me I thought it was a joke," Paponi said in Italian through an interpreter. "When I got the card I was in disbelief. The referee didnt say anything but even the defender on the other team admitted to me that it was a foul." The crowds enthusiasm had long soured by that point after starting off the game with a bang. A small fireworks rocket came shooting out of the Ultras section behind CD Heredias goal and exploded over the field less than two minutes in. Smoke from the stands was swirling around the goalmouth when Paponi scored four minutes in, putting away a rebound of Felipes shot. CD Heredia came close to evening the score in the 26th minute but Charles Cordobas shot while prone in a goalmouth scramble went off Impact defender Karl Ouimettes face and stayed out. Paponi had an opportunity in stoppage time at the end of the first half but Calderon came out to challenge and clear the ball from harm. Wenger added Montreals second goal when he was sent in alone on a through ball from Tissot. ' ' '

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