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USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women's World Cup win
BBC
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 22:34

USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women's World Cup win

BBC
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 22:34

USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women's World Cup win








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The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Womens World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes.Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States with two goals apiece for Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis.





Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also scored to beat Germanys 11-0 win over Argentina.The United States previous biggest win in the tournament was a 7-0 success over Chinese Taipei in 1991, while Germanys thrashing of Argentina came in 2007.Relive how the United States thrashed Thailand as it happened How the goals went in1-0, 12 minutes: An unmarked Alex Morgan nodded in Kelley OHaras cross.2-0, 20 minutes: Rose Lavelles powerful strike was helped into the net by the keeper.3-0, 31 minutes: Lindsey Horan scores from six yards out after Wilaiporn Boothduang fails to clear Tobin Heaths free-kick.4-0, 50 minutes: Samantha Mewis deflected effort gave her the 800th goal in Womens World Cup history.5-0, 52 minutes: Morgan tucked in after Thailand failed to clear a free-kick.6-0, 54 minutes: The ball bounced kindly to Mewis in the box and she struck another.7-0, 56 minutes: Mewis turned provider this time for Lavelle, who placed in the seventh.8-0, 74 minutes: A neat turn and finish from Morgan completed her hat-trick.9-0, 79 minutes: Megan Rapinoe timed her run to perfection and completed a flowing move.10-0, 81 minutes: Morgan hit a cracking strike from the edge of the box for her fourth of the night.11-0, 84 minutes: Substitute Mallory Pugh rounded the goalkeeper and rolled the ball in.12-0, 87 minutes: Morgans brilliant flick and powerful finish delivered the best goal of the night.13-0, 90+2 minutes: Carli Lloyd raced through the middle and slotted in from close range.The defending champions have lost just one international game since July 2017 and have won their past seven in a row, scoring 36 goals in the process, and have not conceded in any of their past five matches.They have featured in all eight World Cups, while Thailand have qualified for the finals for only the second time, having been eliminated in the group stage in 2015.Earlier on Tuesday, Sweden eventually beat a resilient Chile side 2-0 in the other match in Group F, which the USA fully expect to top.Thailand, ranked 34th in the world, lost 9-0 in their previous meeting with the USA in a friendly in 2016, and the holders will face far, far tougher tests later in this tournament.Biggest wins in Womens World Cup history1 United States 13-0 Thailand (2019)2 Germany 11-0 Argentina (2007)3 Germany 10-0 Ivory Coast (2015)4 Switzerland 10-1 Ecuador (2015)=5 Sweden 8-0 Japan (1991)=5 Norway 8-0 Nigeria (1995)=7 United States 7-0 Chinese Taipei (1991)=7 Norway 7-0 Canada (1995)=7 China 7-0 Ghana (1999)Another thrashing for Thailand - the statsThe United States 13-0 win over Thailand is the largest margin of victory in either the mens or womens World Cup. Thailand have now lost three of their four Womens World Cup matches (W1). In those three defeats, they have failed to score a single goal while conceding 21.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.Mallory Pugh became the 32nd different player (excluding own goals) to score for USA at the Womens World Cup, only Germany have more different scorers in the competitions history (34).Only Germany (five) can boast more hat-trick scorers in Womens World Cup matches than USA, with Alex Morgan becoming the fourth player do so for her country (Carli Lloyd, Michelle Akers and Carin Jennings are the others).Samantha Mewis opening goal for USA was the 800th goal scored in Womens World Cup matches, with USA responsible for 116 of them - more than any other team.Carli Lloyd earned her 275th cap for the US in their win over Thailand, moving her to fourth on the all-time list. Only Mia Hamm (276), Christie Rampone (311) and Kristine Lilly (354) have earned more.Only Brazil midfielder Formiga (37y 99d) has scored a goal in a Womens World Cup encounter at an older age than Carli Lloyd at 36 years and 330 days.What next?The USA will face Chile in Paris at 17:00 BST on 16 June, three hours after Thailand meet Sweden.Jill Ellis side will then be up against Sweden in Le Havre in 20 June, in a game that is likely to decide which side tops the group.The top two teams in each of the six groups will qualify automatically for the last 16, along with the four best third-placed sides.Line-upsMatch StatsLive TextLine-upsUSA1Naeher5OHara7Dahlkemper8ErtzSubstituted forPughat 69minutes19Dunn16LavelleSubstituted forLloydat 57minutes9Horan3Mewis17HeathSubstituted forPressat 57minutes13Morgan15RapinoeSubstitutes2Pugh4Sauerbrunn6Brian10Lloyd11Krieger12Davidson14Sonnett18Harris20Long21Franch22McDonald23PressThailand18Chor-Charoenying9PhetwisetSubstituted forSrimaneeat 71minutes3Chinwong2Saengkoon10Srangthaisong21Sung-Ngoen20BoothduangSubstituted forKhueanpetat 35minutes5Phancha12ThongsombutSubstituted forDangdaat 65minutesBooked at 72mins7Intamee8NildhamrongSubstitutes1Boonsing4Sritala6Khueanpet11Chuchuen13Srimanee14Pengngam15Waen-Ngoen16Saengchan17Dangda19Sornsai22Sornpao23PhilawanReferee:Laura FortunatoAttendance:18,591Match StatsHome TeamUSAAway TeamThailandPossessionHome73%Away27%ShotsHome40Away2Shots on TargetHome20Away2CornersHome10Away0FoulsHome5Away5Live TextPosted at Match ends, USA 13, Thailand 0.Full TimePosted at 90+4 Second Half ends, USA 13, Thailand 0.Goal!Posted at 90+2 Goal! USA 13, Thailand 0. Carli Lloyd (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alex Morgan with a through ball.Posted at 90+1 Attempt missed. Christen Press (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.Posted at 90+1 Attempt blocked. Christen Press (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mallory Pugh.Goal!Posted at 87 Goal! USA 12, Thailand 0. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the top left corner.Goal!Posted at 84 Goal! USA 11, Thailand 0. Mallory Pugh (USA) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alex Morgan.Posted at 84 Attempt missed. Carli Lloyd (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Samantha Mewis with a headed pass.Posted at 82 Corner, USA. Conceded by Kanjanaporn Saengkoon.Goal!Posted at 81 Goal! USA 10, Thailand 0. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Megan Rapinoe.Goal!Posted at 79 Goal! USA 9, Thailand 0. Megan Rapinoe (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mallory Pugh following a fast break.Posted at 77 Attempt saved. Taneekarn Dangda (Thailand) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Suchawadee Nildhamrong.Goal!Posted at 74 Goal! USA 8, Thailand 0. Alex Morgan (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Christen Press.BookingPosted at 72 Taneekarn Dangda (Thailand) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 72 Kelley OHara (USA) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 72 Foul by Taneekarn Dangda (Thailand).SubstitutionPosted at 71 Substitution, Thailand. Orathai Srimanee replaces Warunee Phetwiset.Posted at 70 Attempt missed. Megan Rapinoe (USA) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.SubstitutionPosted at 69 Substitution, USA. Mallory Pugh replaces Julie Ertz.Posted at 68 Foul by Alex Morgan (USA).Posted at 68 Sukanya Chor-Charoenying (Thailand) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 67 Attempt missed. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right.Posted at 67 Attempt saved. Carli Lloyd (USA) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.Posted at 67 Attempt saved. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Megan Rapinoe.Posted at 67 Attempt saved. Carli Lloyd (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lindsey Horan.SubstitutionPosted at 65 Substitution, Thailand. Taneekarn Dangda replaces Rattikan Thongsombut.Posted at 64 Corner, USA. Conceded by Natthakarn Chinwong.Posted at 62 Attempt missed. Julie Ertz (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Christen Press with a cross following a corner.Posted at 61 Corner, USA. Conceded by Natthakarn Chinwong.Posted at 61 Attempt blocked. Christen Press (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lindsey Horan.Posted at 60 Attempt saved. Carli Lloyd (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Samantha Mewis.Posted at 58 Hand ball by Alex Morgan (USA).SubstitutionPosted at 57 Substitution, USA. Christen Press replaces Tobin Heath.SubstitutionPosted at 57 Substitution, USA. Carli Lloyd replaces Rose Lavelle.Goal!Posted at 56 Goal! USA 7, Thailand 0. Rose Lavelle (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Samantha Mewis.Goal!Posted at 54 Goal! USA 6, Thailand 0. Samantha Mewis (USA) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.Posted at 54 Attempt blocked. Rose Lavelle (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.Goal!Posted at 53 Goal! USA 5, Thailand 0. Alex Morgan (USA) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal following a set piece situation.Posted at 53 Attempt blocked. Lindsey Horan (USA) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Tobin Heath with a cross.Posted at 52 Rose Lavelle (USA) wins a free kick on the right wing.Show more updatesgoal