Norway-USA: Quotes
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Pia Sundhage, USA coach
My glass is always half-full. I'm glad it's the first game and not the last, so we'll take out the good parts and hopefully do better against Japan and New Zealand. Yes, we did make mistakes, but we created some good chances in the second half and made some tactical changes which I think worked out well. I believe that we can still win a medal because of the work and spirit of our players.

Bjarne Berntsen, Norway coach
We're very satisfied with the win - and yes, it was a dream start. To beat the current gold medal holders and group favourites 2-0 is a fantastic achievement. It was the first time I've beaten the USA as a coach and it was the perfect time to do it. We may have had a bit of luck with the two goals, but we limited the USA to a handful of chances - and that was extremely pleasing for me.