San Marino 0-8 England

Hodgson hails 'professional performance'

March 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
England manager Roy Hodgson was impressed with his players' "professional performance" against San Marino as they eased to an 8-0 win in Serravalle.

Alessandro Della Valle's own goal opened the scoring before Jermain Defoe (two), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ashley Young, Frank Lampard, Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge all scored to set England up nicely ahead of their meeting with Montenegro in Podgorica next week.

Hodgson told ITV1: "It couldn't have been much better could it? ...

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