Here's every record Alex Morgan and the Americans set

Here's every record Alex Morgan and the Americans set

Two minutes after that, both Mewis and Lavelle each added goals to widen the Americans' lead and set the stage for a full-on rout. As in 9-0 in favor of the United States.

The U.S. pounced early against Thailand, too, on Morgan's header in the 13th minute off Kelley O'Hara's precisely placed cross. Lindsey Horan, Mallory Pugh and Megan Rapinoe each had a goal as well to round out the scoring.

Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis each scored twice.

5-0, 52 minutes: Morgan tucked in after Thailand failed to clear a free-kick.

The tough loss after a strong defensive effort means 19th-ranked New Zealand is still looking for its first World Cup victory. Hosts France opened the World Cup before a sellout crowd in Paris on Friday night with a 4-0 victory over South Korea. "Every goal matters in this tournament and that's what we were working on this game". In the final group match before the knockout round, the Americans will travel to Le Havre to face nemesis Sweden, who they've been grouped with six times in World Cup play.

Earlier on Tuesday, Sweden eventually beat a resilient Chile side 2-0 in the other match in Group F, which the US fully expect to top.

Turkey chafes at USA pressure over Russian defences
It urges Turkey to cancel the S-400 purchase and calls for sanctions if it accepts their delivery, which may come as soon as July. Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets was recently stopped at a USA air base in Arizona, officials said on Monday.

Chile should provide United States with a far sterner test on Sunday, while Thailand's next task comes against Sweden.

Alex Morgan scored five times as United States of America began their Women's World Cup campaign with a record 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday. Carli Lloyd capped off the night with the final goal in injury time, a three-minute period that must have felt like three hours for the Thailand players.

Since the start of 2018, Alex Morgan has scored 26 goals for USA Women in all competitions, at least 13 more than any other player.

Federation Internationale de Football Association says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available.

The USWNT is seeking its fourth World Cup title (1991, 1999, 2015).

The women's national team won the last World Cup in 2015, and they're looking to defend their title at this year's tournament, which will crown its victor on July 7.

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