Theo Walcott may have been the goalscoring hero but it was Kenwyne Jones who found himself in the media spotlight.
The Islanders have never before played against England and are an unknown quantity to virtually everyone outside the Caribbean.
That made the Saints striker a man in demand after he was recalled to lead the line in yesterday's 1-0 win over Luton.
Asked what lies in wait for Sven Goran Eriksson's men, this laid-back character smiled: "Expect the unexpected!
"I have already had a bit of stick from players and coaching staff here and I am sure there will be lots more banter before June.
"It is a fantastic draw for us. All the players have been laughing because we half expected it.
"We are going to go there and have a good time and show what we can do - but that is a long way off.
"Right now I have to focus on the rest of the season and help Southampton to do well.
"It was very important to beat Luton yesterday to settle the supporters and let them know we are carrying on as normal.
"It is hard to bypass what has happened but the squad is still together and we just have to continue and got for a play-off spot.
"Dave Bassett and Dennis Wise have the capability to take it on from here because we are not far off the play-offs right now.
"They work well with us and we respect them - but it is down to us to do the job."
Jones was delighted to be recalled to the starting line-up and with the World Cup in his sights, he is determined to stay in the side.
He added: "I have been working hard in training and Dave Bassett saw that and gave me a chance.
"I hope I proved I should be in the team. Everyone has a different view of how they want the team to play and I want to show what I can do.
"It was not a free-flowing game but we got the job done thanks to a great goal by Theo.
"I was a bit surprised he scored as he had a chance like that from an easier angle in training on Friday and he missed it - but he finished this one well."