KSL OLYMPICS

Beckie Scores 2, Canada Downs Chile 2-1 In Women’s soccer

Jul 24, 2021, 8:15 AM

Janine Beckie #16 of Team Canada...

Janine Beckie #16 of Team Canada celebrates with teammate Desiree Scott #11 after scoring their side's second goal during the Women's First Round Group E match between Chile and Canada on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Sapporo Dome on July 24, 2021 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

(Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Janine Beckie scored a pair of goals and Canada defeated Chile 2-1 in the group stage of the women’s Olympic soccer competition.

Beckie hit the post with a penalty attempt in the 21st minute but she scored in the 39th with a goal off a cross from Nichelle Prince.

Beckie added a second early in the second half before Karen Araya pulled Chile within 2-1 with a goal in the 57th.

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Beckie Scores 2, Canada Downs Chile 2-1 In Women’s soccer