US Sets WWC Record

Jonathan Grant | June 12th, 2019

The United States Women’s team set a record on Tuesday in France at the FIFA World Cup by demolishing Thailand 13-0 in their group stage opener. The USA got five goals from Alex Morgan, while two others (Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis) added two.

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Morgan’s haul is a tie for the most scored by one player in a single WC game, while the team smashed the previous record, which was 11-0, as they controlled the ball for 75% of the match while outshooting their opponents 39-2. It makes you wonder just why the tournament expanded when teams give such an awful performance at the showpiece event, but even with that said, you can’t take any credit away from the Americans and their accomplishment.

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