Mallory Pugh (2) of the USA celebrates her goal with teammates during the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019 win over Thailand. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019: USWNT beat Thailand 13-0 to provoke criticism for ‘running up the score’

  • The US women’s team post record win in opening game with many outspoken at the scoreline and the celebrations
  • Game proves disparity between established and developing football nations and provokes debate over what is best for growth of the women’s game

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Mallory Pugh (2) of the USA celebrates her goal with teammates during the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019 win over Thailand. Photo: EPA
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