After waiting until the last game to begin the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Alex Morgan, and the United States Women’s National team broke records and made statements to a 13-0 win over Thailand.
Blowouts do not usually happen when countries meet up at any World Cup contest. Defenses can limit goals and scoring chances during most games. After waiting until the last to begin their Women’s World Cup, the USWNT made a strong statement with a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in its 2019 World Cup opener. Alex Morgan tied U.S. legend Michelle Akers with five goals in a single World Cup match.
Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis each chipped in with a brace while Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd all added to the scoring fun with a goal apiece.
Twitter was amazed and sent ablaze as World Cup veterans and sports personalities reacted to the goal-scoring festival.
Tonight’s 13-Zero win additionally topped the USMNT’s output from their final two World Cups in 2010 and 2014.
For Morgan, tonight’s sport confirmed sizzling productive she will be. A five-goal sport marked a turnaround from a disappointing one-goal 2015 World Cup in Canada.
In earlier matches, France and Norway every made statements with 4-Zero and 3-Zero wins. Tonight’s assertion might be heard throughout France.
The People additionally broke Germany’s 11-Zero win over Argentina in 2007 as the biggest Girls’s World Cup defeat.
Tonight’s sport was the second assembly between the U.S. and Thailand. Each international locations beforehand met up in 2016, the place the People gained 9-0.
Tonight additionally proved to be a simple sport for USA goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher. Stepping in for former No. 1 Hope Solo, Naeher made two saves and stored her group seeking to begin assaults.
The 13-Zero win additionally helps out the U.S. in Group F, the place the People get pleasure from a plus-12 objective differential over Sweden in Group F, and play Chile in its second match on Sunday in Paris.