England 5 San Marino 0
England 5 San Marino 0, Wembley Stadium, FIFA World Cup Qualifier, October 12, 2012. Roy Hodgson said after the clash with San Marino that he was impressed by the patient approach of his side. The hosts won the game 5-0 through goals from Phil Jagielka, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, and Andros Townend, plus an Alessandro Della Valle own goal.
England now had six points from two games and were top of Group E on goal difference ahead of Lithuania. Roy Hodgson: “The longer the game went on we knew that it would open up and we would get more chances.” England Team: Joe Hart, Kyle Walker, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines, Theo Walcott, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Welbeck, Wayne Rooney. Substitutes: John Ruddy, Joleon Lescott, Ryan Shawcross, James Milner, Ashley Cole, Adam Johnson, Aaron Lennon, Jonjo Shelvey, Andy Carroll, Jermain Defoe. San Marino Team: Aldo Junior Simoncini, Cristian Brolli, Alessandro Della Valle, Davide Simoncini, Mirco Palazzi, Fabio Vitaioli, Michele Cervellini, Enrico Cibelli, Matteo Coppini, Alex Gasperoni, Danilo Rinaldi. Substitutes: Federico Valentini, Simone Bacciocchi, Gianluca Bollini, Lorenzo Buscarini, Pier Filippo Mazza, Damiano Vannucci, Manuel Marani, Andy Selva, Matteo Vitaioli.