England vs. San Marino: 6 Things We Learned at Wembley in Easy 5-0 Win

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England vs. San Marino: 6 Things We Learned at Wembley in Easy 5-0 Win
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England picked up their second victory in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil with a routine, straight-forward 5-0 win over San Marino.

Despite the away side—the lowest FIFA-ranked nation in Europe—packing the defence for the entire 90 minutes and vary rarely venturing over the halfway line, England managed to find a way through five times in the final hour of the match.

Wayne Rooney scored a penalty after Danny Welbeck was brought down, and Welbeck himself scored the second moments later. The duo repeated the trick in the second half to double the lead, before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored his first international goal for five.

Here are six things we learned from the match.

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