Video – How England Enjoyed a 5-0 Landslide Win

England Enjoyed a 5-0 Landslide Win

In a qualifying match for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, England decimated San Marino. Watch a video of how England enjoyed a 5-0 landslide win here.

The match can be summarized through its highlights:

  • The game was played in the visitors’ half from the start. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Raheem Sterling had some good opportunities but failed to show their effectiveness.
  • In the 11th minute, Jesse Lingard hit a powerful shot from distance. However, Elia Benedettini intervened brilliantly.
  • A moment later, John Stones made a poor save from a header that went just wide of the post.
  • Less than two minutes later, however, Ben Chilwell flat-footed into the eleventh meter. James Ward-Prowse broke free of a defender. He hit a precise shot into the bottom right-hand corner to give his team the lead.
  • Calvert-Lewin scored the second goal with his head, after a Reece James centering pass.
  • Sterling made his mark in the 31st minute, when he ran into the penalty area. He fired a powerful shot from an acute angle. It deflected off a San Marino defender and into the goal.
  • At the very end of the first half, Lingard could have added to the scoring list, but Benedettini intervened brilliantly.
  • Eight minutes after the change of sides, Calvert-Levin scored a second time. Lingard spotted him standing on the fifth meter and helped him score.
  • Ten minutes later, Lingard could have added a goal himself. But his strike from an acute angle went straight at Benedettini.
  • In the 72nd minute, Ward-Prowse struck from a free kick. But the goalkeeper’s intervention made the ball land on the post.
  • Lingard’s long-range strike came moments later, but again Benedettini was on hand.
  • Seven minutes before the end of the game, however, Ollie Watkins put the ball in the net. After a pass from Phil Foden, he hit a precise shot from sixteen yards.


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