The U.S. Ladies’s National crew are the defending champions and the approved to come to a decision on the 2019 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup. But no person predicted them environment a World Cup recordsdata Tuesday of their thirteen-zero routing of Thailand to start their title protection.
You will relish already heard it known as a file-breaking opt. But which recordsdata did they destroy?
- Most dreams scored by a crew in a World Cup match — men’s or girls folks’s
- Ideal margin of victory in a World Cup match
- Tie: Most dreams scored by a player in a World Cup match
- Most particular person procedure scorers in a single Ladies’s World Cup match
The outdated file for most dreams scored by a crew became as soon as jam by the Germany girls folks’s nationwide football crew Ladies’s for the duration of the 2007 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup. In community stage match, Germany beat Argentina by a eleven-zero scoreline. The file eleven-procedure margin of victory in that match became as soon as also attach aside to relaxation by the U.S. Ladies’s thirteen-procedure conquest Tuesday.
Team captain Alex Morgan scored 5 dreams for the U.S., tying the most dreams scored by a single player in a FIFA Ladies’s World Cup match. She now shares the file with Michelle Akers who scored 5 dreams as a member of the U.S. Ladies’s National Team in the 1991 quarterfinal match towards Chinese language Taipei.
Seven varied girls folks scored for the U.S.: Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle, Linsey Horan, Sam Mewis, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd. That objects a recent file for most particular person procedure scorers from a crew in a Ladies’s World Cup match. Easiest 5 of the German avid gamers scored dreams of their 2007 match versus Argentina.
Right here’s the list of all thirteen dreams scored by the U.S.:
- 12′ — Alex Morgan (USA)
- 20′ — Rose Lavelle (USA)
- 32′ — Linsey Horan (USA)
- 50′ — Sam Mewis (USA)
- 53′ — Alex Morgan (USA)
- fifty four’ — Sam Mewis (USA)
- Fifty six’ — Rose Lavelle (USA)
- Seventy 4′ — Alex Morgan (USA)
- seventy nine’ — Megan Rapinoe (USA)
- 81′ — Alex Morgan (USA)
- eighty five’ — Mallory Pugh (USA)
- 87′ — Alex Morgan (USA)
- ninety’+2 — Carli Lloyd (USA)
Sportsmanship and over celebrating?
Some relish criticized the U.S. girls folks for over-celebrating every of their thirteen dreams, calling the USWNT “ruthless” in some newspaper headlines. Feeble Canadian nationwide crew avid gamers particularly known as out Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan for “classless behavior.” Even venerable U.S. men’s nationwide crew forward Taylor Twellman tweeted his displeasure with the celebrations.
Finally, the U.S. girls folks beg to change with that evaluate. Megan Rapinoe, among the procedure scorers who became as soon as known as out for celebrating after scoring the ninth procedure for the U.S., became as soon as hasty to quip relieve in a publish-game interview.
“In actual fact, if anybody desires to attain at our crew for no longer doing the lawful component, no longer playing the lawful potential, no longer being the lawful ambassador, they are able to arrive at us,” she urged Fox. “I relish our simplest crime became as soon as an explosion of pleasure final night. We now were reasonably pent up, as properly. We now relish had extra or much less a heavy lead-up, obviously all the pieces off the topic … So, if our crime is pleasure, then we’ll contain that.”
USWNT vs. Thailand highlights and recap
The U.S. came out of the gate solid, dominating possession and keeping the ball in Thailand’s half of the topic. They found the relieve of the get in the fifth minute on their 1/Three shot. But after VAR (video assistant referee) overview, the procedure became as soon as known as relieve because a U.S. player became as soon as in an offside space.
Morgan corrected that in the twelfth minute, inserting away her first of the night. Kelly O’Hara performed a expedient ball over the highest of the defenders from the lawful facet of the penalty station and Morgan headed it past the Thai keeper without difficulty.
By the conclude of the first half, the U.S. had taken a Three-zero lead. Nobody would possibly perhaps presumably well need predicted they would rating 10 extra in the 2nd half.
Quiz the total highlights from FIFA below:
*A outdated model of this story credited Hungary beating El Salvador 10-1 scoreline in the1982 FIFA World Cup as the finest margin of victory. This has been corrected.