Mamadou Thiam sent over an inviting cross after some neat work
out wide and McBurnie was there to hook home from nine yards.
England went over again after some slick hands put winger Abigail Dow over in the corner to double their lead, before Leanne Riley crossed after some neat work
from the base of a ruck.
Kyle Finn collected the ball in the box after some neat work
by skipper Tom Bayliss, but his heavy touch saw the ball run out of play and, with it, City's best opening had gone.
At the other end, striker Jason Cummings tried his luck with a half-volley after neat work
from Lewis Stevenson and John McGinn but the ball skidded along the icy surface and into the arms of keeper Marc McCallum.
Five minutes later, Sunderland were further behind as Toure, found by the impressive David Silva after some neat work
, turned Jordi Gomez inside out and let fly with a grasscutting left-foot drive from 25 yards, which curled away from Vito Mannone.
Coyy took the lead soon after with a tap in from point blank range following neat work
on the left.
Gateshead took the lead through Collins after neat work
in front goal.
Gauld was one on one with keeper Roman Pidkivka after neat work
from Cammy Smith and a stepover by Henderson.
Abbott then doubled the lead 10 minutes later when slotting home after being set up by some neat work
from Ryan Wade in the box.
Hoops continued to push and some neat work
from Blair closed the gap to five at halftime, 40-35.
Plenty of boys have a "feminine" preferred learning style - careful, painstaking preparation and lots of hard, neat work
- while some girls prefer to work as boys do typically; flying intellectual kites, taking risks, leaving things to the last minute, relying on inspiration.