LIVERPOOL, England — Canadian international Janine Beckie scored to help defending champion Manchester City defeat Everton 4-1 in Continental League Cup play Thursday.
Beckie's goal came off a corner in the 36th minute. Hannah Cain equalized for the Toffees before Tessa Wullaert, Gemma Bonner and Lauren Hemp put City back in the lead.
City (3-1-0) is in a group with Birmingham City, Everton, Leicester City and Manchester United.
The top two teams in each of the four groups advance to the quarterfinals.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 21, 2019.