Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema scores UEFA Champion’s League goal for Paris St-Germain

Huitema and her France-based professional team won the first half of a two-leg series

Chilliwack's Jordyn Huitema scored a huge goal in UEFA Champion's League play.

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema scored one of the biggest goals of her young soccer career Tuesday, collecting the opening goal for Paris St-Germain in a 2-0 Champion’s League win over GKS Gornik Leczna (Poland).

The 19-year-old striker went straight to the front of the net, fought off a GKS defender and buried the rebound for her fifth career Champion’s League goal, and her first this season.

She later earned an awkward assist when a soccer ball hit her in the face and bounced past the GKS defence to a teammate, who delivered a cross in front to set up the second PSG goal.

RELATED: Chilliwack soccer star Jordyn Huitema gets international attention in BBC Sport article

RELATED: Jordyn Huitema asks Chilliwack FC members to follow COVID-19 protocols

A Saturday rematch will determine which team advances from the round of 32.

The Chilliwack FC product is in her second season with Paris St-Germain, a professional soccer squad based in France.

She has seven goals in 27 career matches with PSG. The talented teen also has 13 goals in 32 appearances with Canadian national teams.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email:

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.