Maren Meinert, Germany coach
I’m delighted with the result and with the fact we’ve won our group. We have matured as a team over the course of these three games and that's going to stand us in very good stead for the quarter-finals. We are through and we need to celebrate that. We’ll be working hard between now and next Saturday to try and get the best possible team together.

Jean-Michel Degrange, France coach
I’d like to congratulate Germany on their win. They pressurised us right from the first minute and they played some great football that we weren’t able to respond to. All in all they deserved their win, but we still came close to reaching the quarter-finals. With a little more luck we might have made it.

Alexandra Popp, Germany player
I’m very happy to have scored three goals. It’s not my first hat-trick but to do it in front of your own fans and in the World Cup is very special. I just hope I can keep on helping my team by scoring more goals.