Canada's Janine Beckie, Man City advance in Women's Champions League
Joins growing contingent of Canadians competing in final 8 ahead of Friday's draw
Canadian Janine Beckie and Manchester City advanced to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Women's Champions League with a 5-0 win Thursday at Fiorentina.
Beckie, who has won 70 caps for Canada, started and played 79 minutes before giving way to a defender. The English side advanced 8-0 on aggregate in the round-of-16 tie.
Paris Saint-German, whose roster includes Canadians Ashley Lawrence and Jordyn Huitema, meets Sparta Prague next Wednesday in the final round-of-16 match. PSG won the first leg 5-0.
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The draw for the quarter-finals is Friday in Nyon, Switzerland.