England emphatically advanced into the last 16 of the World Cup as group winners after Marcus Rashford scored twice in a 3-0 thrashing of Wales.
England only needed to avoid a heavy defeat to their neighbours, but that never looked on the cards, even if some patience was initially required.
The game quickly settled into a pattern of English probing and Welsh protection. It was possession that was building pressure, though, not chances.
That could have been very difference had Rashford been as clinical in the first half as he was in the second. He was sent through in the tenth minute by a…