There will be no honeymoon period for new Brazil coach Tite, who has important World Cup qualifiers looming on the horizon.
Wales through as Group B winners, while England must settle for the runners-up spot after being held by Slovakia.
Peterjon Creswell visits Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, home to the most romantic name in French football, Saint-Etienne, and host for today's England v Slovakia match.
The 3-0 win over Ireland has allowed Marc Wilmots to silence his critics in the Belgium media for the time being.
We're into day 10 of Euro 2016, time for World Soccer editor Gavin Hamilton to deliver his verdict on the 24 teams.
Having taken maxium points from their opening two games, Italy are starting to resemble a real Italian team.
Rather than praise him for his substitutions, perhaps Roy Hodgson should be criticised for picking the wrong players in the first place.
Peterjon Cresswell visits Lens, which today hosts England and Wales in a crucial Group encounter.
Brian Glanville lambasts Uefa for their failure to spot the potential for trouble in Marseille.
Austria v Hungary is one of the great football derbies and also a lesson in the history of the 20th century.