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Alex Morgan record day as USA takes down Thailand

US star forward scored five goals and assisted on three others in World Cup opener for the United States Women’s National Team.

France: The US Women’s National Team got their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Started on Tuesday against Thailand from Stade Auguste Delaune.

Alex Morgan would have one of those games that you would always remember as she would score five Goals in the USA 13-0 win over Thailand to open their schedule in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Here is how all five Goals by Alex Morgan sounded in English and Spanish

Goal 1 in the 12th minute:

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Goal 2 in the 53rd Minute:

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Goal 3 in the 74th Minute:

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Goal 4 in the 81st Minute:

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Goal 5 in the 87th Minute:

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All 5 Goals in Spanish by Telemundo:

The five goals by Alex Morgan has tied Michelle Akers Single Game Record for a game in the World Cup.

With her five goals, Morgan also assisted on three others, first was from Rose Lavelle in the 20th minute which made it 2-0. Morgan would pass to Mallory Pugh which made it 11-0 in the 85th minute & the final assist was to Carli Lloyd in the 92nd minute to make it 13-0.

The 13-0 win for the USA marked the largest margin of victory in the history of the Women’s World Cup.

Notes from the Win

There was a couple of records that were made in the win

Another interesting note is the US Women’s National Team last largest margin was a 7-0 defeat of Chinese Taipei at the inaugural Women’s World Cup event in 1991.

Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle, and Samantha Mewis each scored multiple goals and it would be the first time that a nation has had three different players score multiple goals in a Women’s World Cup match.

The US Women’s National Team next game is Sunday, June 16 at 12 PM on FOX against Chile.

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David Malandra Jr.
Beat Reporter covering Philadelphia Union of MLS, USA Men's & Women's Soccer
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