Jesse Lingard justified his England choice and substitute Ollie Watkins scored a debut objective because the Three Lions breezed previous lowly San Marino to get their World Cup qualifying marketing campaign to a successful begin.
Gareth Southgate’s males unsurprisingly dominated the world’s lowest ranked aspect from begin to end however West Ham loanee Lingard was on the coronary heart of every little thing good within the show.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Raheem Sterling and John Stones all missed good possibilities to open the scoring because the hosts predictably dominated possession.
Lingard, too, noticed a shot properly saved earlier than James Ward-Prowse turned residence his first senior England objective to interrupt the impasse earlier than the 15-minute mark.
The lead was doubled seven minutes later, Calvert-Lewin making amends for his earlier miss, stooping to move residence a nice Reece James cross.
Sterling had been decided to get among the many objectives and would add the third on the half-hour, San Marino gifting possession to the hosts and Mason Mount breaking ahead to play within the Man City winger, whose shot deflected in off Dante Carlos Rossi.
England had been truly fairly profligate in entrance of objective, changing three of their 22 photographs in a primary half they utterly dominated.
It could be Calvert-Lewin who scored the fourth, the Everton ahead doubling up for the night time as he tapped residence a low Lingard cross early within the second half.
Watkins, making his first look for the Three Lions, received in on the act 20 minutes after approaching as he rifled a low shot into the nook with six minutes to play.
It was an excellent second for the 25-year-old, who has spearheaded Aston Villa’s assault impressively this time period.