VAR is a very good tool for referees, because, as a referee, you don't want a scandal or a very big mistake that you will regret.
"We've got the job done, because the first match is always very important, and this sets us up well for the rest of the group".
Remarkably, a previously awful game exploded into life when Australia promptly went down the other end and won a penalty of their own - scored by Mile Jedinak.
Mat Ryan led Australia's complaints after VAR made its first mark on a World Cup in their 2-1 defeat by France.
"He was standing very close in the moment of the penalty [incident] and he directly said "no penalty", he directly said "go on".
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"I don't feel like we were beaten by a better team, nearly by technology", goalkeeper Mat Ryan said.
The Australians matched the fancied French for much of their battle in Kazan in a display which heartened coach Bert van Marwijk.
"The whole team has to do more and better in the efforts we put in, in our intensity, in our pressing, in our passing game, in our energy on the pitch", he said in the mixed zone.
After the final siren blew the team lined up for a short guard of honour to the Australian fans in the Kazan stadium who remained on their feet in applause. It is a step forward.
France will on Thursday take on Peru in their next game in Group C while Australia will face Denmark.
"We all have to raise our game now and step by step we need to build our confidence and our momentum".
"We all have to be on the same page". "He was even the captain, so he'll take us to the right path".