Triumph, celebration, despair, fatalism, and even ennui. While Switzerland had to go into extra time to squeeze out a 2-1 victory over Ecuador, France dominated Honduras pretty much from the opening kickoff en route to a 3-0 victory (aided by some controversial goal-line technology).
But the final scores don't tell the whole story. From Sunday's matches, a display of passions across the spectrum ...
Excitement? Disbelief? You be the judge
Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner, right, reacts as he stands next to Ecuador's Joao Rojas.
Is this what they call Schadenfreude?
Argentina's Sergio Aguero and Ezequiel Garay celebrate after Bosnia's Sead Kolasinac (5) scores an own goal.
I'm sure he meant it in a nice way
Switzerland's Haris Seferovic celebrates his winning goal in a Group E match against Ecuador Sunday.
Disappointment, I think
Ecuador's Joao Rojas reacts moments after losing the Group E opener to Switzerland.
Damn that goal-line technology, anyway
Noel Valladares of Honduras reacts after a goal was awarded to France by referee Sandro Ricci of Brazil. The goal was awarded to France as it was shown by the German-made goal-line technology to have entered the goal.
Yeah, about that goal-line technology ...
Roger Espinoza of Honduras argues with referee Sandro Ricci of Brazil after a controversial goal decision during the Group E opener against France in Porto Alegre.
Never too soon for the Oscars
France's Paul Pogba, left, reacts after being fouled by Wilson Palacios of Honduras during the Group E opener Sunday in Porto Alegre.
At least he's not rubbing it in
Maynor Figueroa of Honduras looks at France's Karim Benzema after their 2014 World Cup Group E soccer match. France won 3-0.
What can you do? C'est la technologie, mon ami
Honduras' head coach Luis Suarez, left, and France's head coach Didier Deschamps talk after a second goal for France was awarded using goal-line technology.
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