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USWNT too hot for Chile at World Cup

(CNN)It may have received some criticism for the ruthless dismantling of Thailand in its opening game at the Women's World Cup but the USWNT was in no mood to go easy on Chile.Despite resting a number of key players, such as striker Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, the reigning world champion took just 11 minutes to find the breakthrough on its way to a record-breaking seventh consecutive World Cup win. As against Thailand, the USWNT were completely dominant and by half-time were leading 3-0. Somewhat surprisingly, Jill Ellis' side failed to score in the second half despite relentless waves of attack. In truth, the score could have been a lot worse had it not been for the impressive Christiane Endler, who marshaled her goal stoically in the ...