Striker Alex Morgan scored five times as holder the United States began its Women’s World Cup campaign with a record 13-0 win over Thailand.
In total, seven Americans scored during the match - Morgan (5), Rose Lavelle (2), Samantha Mewis (2), Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd all finding their way on to the scoresheet.
After getting thrashed 0-3 by Norway in its first match, Nigeria opened its account with a 2-0 success over South Korea. An Asisat Oshoala strike and a Kim Do-yeon own goal gave the African nation all three points in Group A. In a Group B match, Germany defeated Spain by a solitary goal. Sara Dabritz hit the winning strike for the Germans in the 42nd minute. Women’s WC can be seen live on Sony channels.