The women's team of the United States started today to defend the world title with an impressive 13-0 thrashing to Thailand, the most uneven result in the history of the competition, which goes in the eighth edition.
Forward Alex Morgan scored five times and set a new record for the tournament as the most goals in a single meeting of the finals.
Mewis and Lavelle also excelled at the 'bisar', while Horan, Rapione and substitutes Lloyd and Pugh also 'billed' and inscribed, with a try, their name in the history of the challenge against the 34th FIFA ranking .
The Americans, who are looking for the fourth title in eight editions, are leading Group F together with Sweden, ninth ranking team, who beat Chile, 39th, by modest 2-0, with late goals , at 83 and 90 + 4.
In Group E, the Netherlands, ranked eighth, started the competition with a 1-0 first-leg victory over New Zealand, 19th, with Jill Roord in the 90 + 2 rebounds, the only try.
The 'mechanical orange' shared the first place with Canada, who on Monday had beaten Cameroon by the same result.