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United States 13-0 Thailand and six other embarrassing defeats, including Brazil, Arsenal, and Chelsea

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talkSPORT.com take a look at other teams who have been outclassed by their opponents

The United States thrashed Thailand 13-0 in the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday.

Star striker Alex Morgan netted five times as the US got their world title defence off to the best possible start.

The US ran riot against Thailand

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The US ran riot against Thailand

It was the biggest ever win recorded at a Women’s World Cup.

The US, who are the bookmakers’ favourites to win a fourth World Cup, are next in action against Chile on Sunday.

Here, talkSPORT.com look at other teams who have been embarrassed by their opponents over the years.

Middlesbrough 8-1 Manchester City, May 2008 

Sven-Goran Eriksson was sacked a month after City’s heavy defeat

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Sven-Goran Eriksson was sacked a month after City’s heavy defeat

Sven-Goran Eriksson would have wanted to end Manchester City‘s season in winning style at the Riverside.

But the club finished the campaign in shocking fashion, which sealed Eriksson’s fate.

He was sacked less than a month later following the result, which saw Afonso Alves net a hat-trick with Stewart Downing, Adam Johnson, Fabio Rochemback and Jeremie Aliadiere getting on the scoresheet.

Tottenham 9-1 Wigan, November 2009

Jermain Defoe tore Wigan to pieces

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Jermain Defoe tore Wigan to pieces

Remarkably, Tottenham were only leading by one goal at half-time thanks to Peter Crouch’s ninth-minute header. No one could have predicted what was to come.

Jermain Defoe was the star of the show as his five second-half goals downed Wigan.

David Bentley, Niko Kranjcar and Aaron Lennon also chipped in with goals.

Chelsea 8-0 Wigan, May 2010

Chelsea won the Premier League with a stunning win over Wigan

Chelsea won the Premier League with a stunning win over Wigan

Wigan were the victims of another hammering a season after their drubbing at White Hart Lane as Chelsea won the Premier League in style.

The Blues hit eight past the Latics to claim a third Premier League title in six seasons.

Didier Drogba’s hat-trick, Nicholas Anelka’s brace and strikes from Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and Salomon Kalou ensured Chelsea beat Manchester United to top spot.

Will Gavin defends US Women team for celebrating goals in World Cup game against Thailand

Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal, August 2011

Arsene Wenger watched on in disbelief

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Arsene Wenger watched on in disbelief

After going a sixth season without winning silverware, Arsene Wenger needed a to get the 2011/12 campaign off to a strong start.

And he was in desperate need of a good result away at Old Trafford after Arsenal had drawn and lost to Newcastle and Liverpool, respectively, in their opening two games of the season.

But they were blown away by Sir Alex Ferguson’s side as a Wayne Rooney treble, Ashley Young brace and goals from Danny Welbeck, Nani and Park Ji-sung heaped the pressure on Wenger.

Brazil 1-7 Germany, July 2014

Brazil were dominated by Germany from start to finish

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Brazil were dominated by Germany from start to finish

Brazil were one of the favourites to win the 2014 World Cup, which was being held in their country.

And after reaching the semi-finals, there was a real sense of optimism that they could win a first World Cup since 2002.

But Germany had other ideas.

Joachim Low’s side were 5-0 up inside 29 minutes and scored a further two goals in the second-half before Oscar’s late injury-time consolation.

Chelsea’s David Luiz was in tears at full-time as Brazil boss Felipe Scolari said the defeat was the ‘worst day of my life’.

Manchester City 6-0 Chelsea, February 2019

Raheem Sterling netted twice in the demolition job

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Raheem Sterling netted twice in the demolition job

Chelsea had been humiliated by Bournemouth in their previous away game, losing 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium.

With Blues fans starting to turn on manager Maurizio Sarri, the last thing the Italian needed was a trip to Premier League champions Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola’s men were leading 4-0 inside 26 minutes thanks to Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero (2) and Ilkay Gundogan goals.

With Chelsea failing to trouble City’s defence, the hosts struck twice in the second-half to complete the rout.