US Breaks Scoring Record in Women's World Cup

Beats Thailand 13-0
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2019 4:40 PM CDT
US Breaks Scoring Record in Women's World Cup
The US team embrace after defeating Thailand 13-0 in their Women's World Cup Group F soccer match at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019.   (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

The US women's soccer team set a scoring record Tuesday, beating Thailand 13-0—the heaviest defeat in Women's World Cup history, CNN reports. Or, as the Washington Post puts it, the "most lopsided victory" ever. The US is the defending champion, holding three previous titles, while Thailand was competing in just its second Women's World Cup ever. The US next faces Chile Sunday (More US women's soccer stories.)

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