The World and European champion was already trailing to
"We then had to push forward and take risks and this is not our philosophy. It is true they created many chances but they had quick forwards who could exploit the space we were leaving because we had to attack."
Milla is convinced
"Despite the result, playing in the Olympics is a once in a lifetime opportunity and we have to enjoy it," he added. "At this level we know the small details count and now we have to work on those and prepare for the next match against
He said: "This is still the first match and we still have far to go to even make the knockout round, but I look forward to playing
Sekizuka's tactics of pressing
"In the first half our plan was to push high and pressure the centre-backs but after the red card it was more important to keep the ball, to move it and try to create space which we did well," he added.
"We don't often get the chance to play against this level of opposition so we had to make the most of it and enjoy it."
London 2012 has given women's football in the UK an 'unprecedented platform' on which to create a lasting legacy, according to the Football Association's head of national game Kelly Simmons.