Despite crashing out of the tournament to a clinical Brazil side, Chile won plenty of admirers at South Africa 2010 and are hopeful that their young side will go on to challenge in four years' time.
Switzerland and Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta says the nation were not good enough to progress to the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup™.
Group H had looked a straightforward proposition for European champions Spain but La Roja had to work hard to progress from a section where Chile caught the eye.
Vicente Del Bosque feels that with wins against Honduras and Chile his Spain side have righted the ship after their surprising opening-match defeat against Switzerland.
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld said that nerves got to his players during their disappointing 0-0 draw with Honduras that resulted in both sides' elimination from South Africa 2010.
FIFA.com's final statistical review of the group stage features an unlikely scoreline, a milestone goal and reveals a gloomy outlook for the tournament's European contingent.