FIFA.com reviews the action in Group D, where Brazil won all of their three games to progress to the quarter-finals, and Australia narrowly edged out Norway to join them.
After suffering their earliest ever exit from a FIFA Women's World Cup, Norway are left to reflect on the added disappointment of missing out on the 2012 Olympics, as well as wondering what might have been.
Sweden ended USA's long unbeaten record in the group stage to finish top of their pool, while Australia's 2-1 win over Norway confirmed their qualification to the quarter-finals and sent the Scandinavians home.
An improved second-half showing from group winners Brazil saw them defeat Equatorial Guinea 3-0 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Stadium in Frankfurt.
Australia have reached the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the second time in succession as Kyah Simon’s double secured a 2-1 victory over Norway in Leverkusen.
Ahead of a winner-takes-all Group D match against Norway, FIFA.com spoke with Australia coach Tom Sermanni about his experiences at the tournament to date and the Matildas chances of success against the Europeans.