Moldova vs. England: 8 Things We Learned from World Cup Qualifier

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Moldova vs. England: 8 Things We Learned from World Cup Qualifier
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England's World Cup qualifying campaign to Brazil 2014 has begun in the best way possible after Roy Hodgson's team won 5-0 against Moldova in Chisinau.

A Frank Lampard double and a solitary Jermain Defoe strike gave the Three Lions an unassailable 3-0 lead at half time. James Milner, following a superb passing move, and Leighton Baines' deflected free-kick added four and five to give England their best away win since 1993.

The game was as good as over after just four minutes when Frank Lampard scored an early penalty and from there Moldova were chasing shadows as England ran riot in the first half.

Here we look at eight lessons we learned from Hodgson's Brazil bound team.

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