You could have forgiven some sides for adopting a cagey approach during the knockout rounds of the World Cup, but the last 16 in Russia somehow managed to raise the entertainment levels.
Many players tend to freeze under the pressure of the world's biggest sporting event, but France's Kylian Mbappe showed no signs of nerves as he delivered a sensational performance against Argentina on Saturday.
The 19-year-old utilised his blistering pace to win a penalty before scoring a wondrous brace to help Les Bleus qualify for the last eight, earning a score of 97/100 on the Goal Pressure Index, presented by Sure and powered by Opta.
At the other end of the pitch, Igor Akinfeev emerged as the hero for Russia with a match-winning performance against Spain, saving two penalties to hand the host nation a path to the quarters, earning himself a score of 94/100 in the process.
Watch the video above to discover the full team.