It was a night when it felt prudent at an early juncture to consult the record books. What was England’s biggest ever win? Because it was in real danger of being overhauled as Gareth Southgate’s team cut San Marino to shreds.
In the end, the 13-0 victory over Ireland from 1882 would survive but this was a beating that even San Marino, the international game’s lowest ranked side, will remember for an awfully long time.
Written by David Hytner at Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/nov/15/san-marino-england-world-cup-2022-qualifying-match-report under the title “England confirm World Cup 2022 spot with 10-goal demolition of San Marino”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.