Wales were crushed at the Millenium stadium in Cardiff as England silenced critics and stay on track for the Euro 2012 finals.
With lots of controversy before the match over the re-appointment of John Terry as England captain, the England team went out to show them that the decision had not affected by the change in skipper, and did just that with 2 goals in the first 15 minutes.
The first came after just 7 minutes through a Frank Lampard penalty after a rash challenge by James Collins on Ashley Young. The second followed just 7 minutes later, when Darren Bent knocked in an Ashley Young cross for his 3rd goal in as many games for England.
The only slight worry for England was that Wayne Rooney was shown a yellow card which rules him out of the up-coming Switzerland match. But Wales were very poor, with lone striker Craig Bellamy completely isolated up front, few chances came his way.
The second half was slightly more uplifting for Wales, with more possession but still few chances.
In the end, it was a walk over for England, and a nice win to add to their tally for the Euro 2012 qualifiers. At the other end it was a bitter defeat for Wales who seem to be spiralling out of the competition with the lack of injured midfielder Gareth Bale.
The game was, however, a chance for some young faces to make their mark. Jack Wilshere and Scott Parker made notable performances as did Ashley Young.
But the game was done and dusted by the 14th minute and the rest was just sealing the deal for England. A great win for them and one step closer to the Euro 2012 finals
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