Bruce Arena has described his side's victory over Portugal as the United States' biggest win in the modern era.
China's captain Ma Mingyu admits that his side lost concentration during the second-half of their 2-0 defeat to Costa Rica.
Japan coach Philippe Troussier pronounced himself satisfied with his side's performance following their 2-2 draw with Belgium but admitted that inexperience played its' part in Belgium's equaliser.
Ireland coach Mick McCarthy believes his team deserved at least a draw in their dramatic Group E match with Germany.
Slovenia's star player Zlatko Zahovic has apologised to coach Srecko Katanec for verbally abusing insults at him after being substituted during Sunday's 1-3 defeat to Spain.
Portugal playmaker Luis Figo admits that the players can only blame themselves for their shock defeat to the United States.
Christian Vieri has criticised the referee's assistant at the centre of two hotly disputed decisions during Italy's 2-1 defeat to Croatia.
German coach Rudi Voller could barely conceal his frustration after watching his side concede a last minute equalliser to the Republic of Ireland.
South Korea coach Guus Hiddink has described his team's well-deserved 2-0 win over Poland as an historic moment for football in Korea.
Italy coach Giovanni Trapattoni has pronounced himself satisfied with his team's comfortable 2-0 win over Ecuador in Sapporo.