The U.S. women's soccer team secured the most lopsided victory of all time in a Women's World Cup game on Tuesday, beating Thailand 13-0 in America's first game of the tournament. Team captain Alex Morgan scored the first goal 12 minutes into the match, then added four more later on. This matches her with Michelle Akers as the only players to score five goals in a single Women's World Cup game. The U.S. came into the tournament at first place in FIFA's rankings, putting the team atop betting odds and earning them a 24 percent chance of winning the cup from FiveThirtyEight. Tournament host France is meanwhile just behind the U.S. on FiveThirtyEight's rankings, with Germany, the Netherlands, and England far further behind.
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