Group stage goals matter. Teams are here to perform and build momentum. Goal difference impacts who advances and how you are placed in the next round, why would you hold back?
Build confidence - you’re preparation and planning is to win and keep winning.
Good sport means playing your best against an opponent at a tournament of this scale. Passing around and trying not to score is condescending and embarrassing for opponents who have made it to the World Cup.
It is FIFA’s job to financially back the Thai women’s soccer program. Let’s hope this puts some pressure on them to allocate more money to women’s soccer around the globe to enhance programs that historically have not been funded well so the Cup is more balanced.
What did you think? What about Alex Morgan scoring five goals?!