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All Whites cruise to 2-0 victory

March 26, 2013
By ESPN staff

New Zealand have cruised to a 2-0 victory over the Solomon Islands in an Oceania World Cup qualifier.

New Zealand's Tim Payne fights for the ball with Neymar
AP / Scott HeppellNew Zealand's Tim Payne scored two goals against the Solomon Islands

Young Blackburn Rovers striker Tim Payne was the hero for the All Whites, his two-goal salvo securing New Zealand another victory on the road to Brazil 2014.

New Zealand have a perfect six-from-six record in qualification and already secured its progress to the second round with its previous defeat of New Caledonia.

The defeat leaves the Solomon Islands rooted to the bottom of the table.