Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling.
Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play.
Australia's Norwegian connection will do all they can to give their coaches the inside track ahead of the last-16 knockout clash at the women's World Cup on Saturday, according to Matildas forward Emily Gielnik.