Immediacy aside, England's draw against Croatia and win over Spain were grounded in the reality of youth player development, and not just from their teenagers.
How differently Carlo Ancelotti has been perceived by two different sets of players and management highlights the unique culture at each club, and the importance of finding both players and managers who fit those unspoken rules.
It's fascinating how despite the all the tactics, pressing and previews, it's disconnected, individual moments that change the entire narrative of a match.
In a classic Jose Mourinho paradox, he is both right in his analysis yet also shoulders the blame.
Klopp revealed the joy of his locker room in stealing a point. Sarri, on the other hand, admits Chelsea are much closer to Liverpool and Manchester City than he imagined.