Jordyn Huitema scores for PSG as Canadians featured in Women’s Champions League


Canadian international Jordyn Huitema scored in Paris Saint-Gemain’s 6-1 romp over Poland’s Gornik Leczna on Wednesday in the second leg of their round-of-32 Women’s Champions League tie.

PSG advanced 8-1 on aggregate.

Huitema made it 2-0 in the 24th minute at Stade Georges-Lefevre, hitting the woodwork some three minutes later. Fellow Canadian Ashley Lawrence started at fullback for PSG.

Canadian Janine Beckie started in attack for Manchester City in its 3-0 win over visiting Goteborg. Man City advanced to the round of 16 on 5-1 aggregate.

WATCH | Jordyn Huitema leads PSG to victory:

Jordyn Huitema of Chilliwack, B.C. scored as Paris Saint-Germain demolished Gornik Leczna 6-1, and 8-1 on aggregate, to advance to the UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16. 1:05

Canadian midfielder Jessie Fleming started for Chelsea in its Champions League match against Portugal’s Benfica. The London side won the first leg 5-0.

On Tuesday, Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan started in defending champion Lyon’s 3-0 win over Juventus. Lyon won 6-2 on aggregate.

The round of 16 draw is scheduled for Feb. 21.

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