The England Lionesses clinched a place in yet another World Cup quarter-final after thumping Cameroon 3-0.
However, the scoreline hardly tells the tale of a game that was laced with controversy from start to finish.
Unsurprisingly, VAR was the catalyst after awarding England a goal before ruling one out for Cameroon - but the behaviour of Cameroon’s players throughout the game was simply beyond the pale.
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How they managed to finish the game with their full quota of 11 players is simply baffling after the camera’s caught several red-card worthy offences.
Nikita Parris was blatantly elbowed, Toni Duggan spat on, and goalscorer Steph Houghton's fitness is now in doubt after a horror challenge in stoppage time.
At one point, it even looked as though Cameroon were set to walk off the pitch in protest.
England manager Phil Neville’s scathing post-game interview said it all, as he blasted the Cameroon squad for their awful behaviour.
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However, Cameroon’s manager was obviously watching a different game after claiming that every decision was wrong in his post-match press conference.
Speaking in the aftermath of the dramatic last 16 tie, Alain Djeumfa pulled no punches as he lumped the blame on the referee and VAR.
“It was a miscarriage of justice. Why should I talk about anything other than that?
“Unfortunately it seems like the officials wanted something else and from that point on [the first goal] maybe the girls lost their tempers a bit.