2017's young men give us reason for optimism.
Many had already written off the hosts' prospects of making any kind of impact at the 2022 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Mia Bhuta curled in the eighth unanswered goal for the USA in Tuesday night's match against India.
A loss of such size draws attention to India's hosting status rather than the team's actual performance.
Thomas Dennerby, India's head coach, was asked mostly optimistic questions leading up to the event.
Such as whether or not his side had a shot of advancing to the knockout stages.