World Cup qualifying analysis
September 7, 2012
By Richard Jolly
Something similar was also something very different. England's most emphatic win under Roy Hodgson was secured with a flourish as a team who had played without the ball in the summer prospered with it.
But it began with a throwback. While Hodgson revisited England's history by pairing Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in the centre of midfield, he also revived a tactic from the recent past. His starting line-up and system were reminiscent of the side selected ...