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Latest Football News – World champions, the United States have hit hard for their entry into the tournament. And the word is weak. The Americans have simply signed the biggest victory in the history of the event by spraying Thailand 13-0, Tuesday, in Reims. A true festival during which the former Lyonnaise, Alex Morgan, scored five goals.
On paper, there was a priori no picture between the United States and Thailand. And this is true on the ground, since the Americans inflicted a monumental beating on the Thai Tuesday night (13-0) when they entered the World Cup. Alex Morgan (author of a quintuple), Rose Lavelle, Sam Mewis (one double each), Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd found the net for Team USA, which broke the record for the Wider victory in a women’s World Cup.
An unfortunate finalist four years ago, Japan conceded a surprising draw against Argentina on Monday (0-0). The United States, for their part, have absolutely not let the doubt interfere with Thailand. The inevitable Alex Morgan was quickly highlighted by opening the score of the head (12th). Rose Lavelle (20th) and Lindsey Horan (32nd) also scored in the first act that Jill Ellis’ players dominated their heads and shoulders.
Ten goals in the second half
Asphyxiated for 45 minutes, the Thai women limited the breakage as well as possible. Before exploding completely after the locker room. Intense, Alex Morgan has made speak its quality finish to register four new goals (53rd, 74th, 81st, 87th) and afford a resounding quintuple. Sam Mewis (50th, 54th) and Rose Lavelle (56th) have each gone one-two. Captain Megan Rapinoe also participated in the celebration (79th), while entrants Mallory Pugh (85th) and Carli Lloyd (92nd) made the chalice drink to the dregs to the poor guardian Chaba Kaew, Sukanya Charoenying .
Driven by a sparkling Alex Morgan, the Stars and Stripes set the record for the World Cup’s biggest win, men and women alike. Even if the weakness of the opposition must be taken into account, the title holders could hardly hope for a more successful entry in the running. Team USA will look to continue its excellent start against Chile, she will face next Sunday at Parc des Princes (18h).