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Wembley Stadium (ATT 61,607) 6th September 2013 - Kick off 20:00 Ref: Ivan Kruzliak

England England vs Moldova Moldova

England 4

S Gerrard (12)
R Lambert (26)
D Welbeck (45+1, 50)

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Moldova 0

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  1. England 4 Moldova 0. All over at Wembley and the Three Lions collect three comfortable points. Attention now turns to Ukraine, which will have a much greater say on whether England reach Brazil 2014.

  2. 90+2

    Gerrard delivers from the right. Milner left all alone at the back post. He almost has too much time as he somehow hits the ball into the pitch and sees it bounce onto the roof of the net. Terrible defending, terrible finishing.

  3. 90+1

    Gerrard into Barkley. He turns and sees a pass break for Welbeck. He finds Walker in space, but he opts against a cross. He gets down the line and wins a free-kick after being bundled to the turf. Late chance for a fifth.

  4. Two minutes of stoppage-time to be played.

  5. 90

    Hodgson relaxed in his seat. Bigger challenges to come next week. He will know that. Plenty of positives to be taken from tonight, though.

  6. 89

    Gerrard gives the ball away. Surprising given how he has played. Baines recovers, but has to concede a corner. Suvorov takes, and Gerrard glances clear. Ball returned to the box and Armas sends a first-time effort over the top.

  7. 88

    Flag up against Baines. Very tight call. He was moving into a lot of space down the left and had white shirts joining him in the box. One final rendition of the national anthem from those in the stands.

  8. 87

    Welbeck drops very deep. Walcott in a central striking berth now. England moving the ball well, pulling their opponents out of position. One pass too many as Milner can't collect 30 yards from goal.

  9. 86

    Gerrard pings a pass into the path of Welbeck down the right. He goes back to Walker, who makes space. The ball breaks back his way and he flashes a half-volley narrowly over the top from a tight angle.

  10. 85

    Final change of the evening for Moldova. Gheorghiev makes way for Pascenco. Both sides just playing out time now.

  11. 84

    Welbeck runs into Epureanu as he watches the ball over his shoulder. No harm done. Moldova happy to see a bit of the ball in midfield, but they make nothing of it.

  12. 83

    Milner happy to cross left-footed. Welbeck arriving again, but is beaten to the delivery. Space for Gerrard 35 yards from goal. No way through on this occasion. Moldova look to break, but Jagielka is there for England.

  13. 82

    Gerrard sends over a flat cross which Welbeck can meet at the near post. He doesn't get enough on the ball to divert it goalwards. He got in front of his man and will feel that he should have done better.

  14. 81

    Milner gets back well to break up a Moldova break, but then runs the ball out of play. The visitors get the ball wide, but fail to deliver into the box and Walker can run away for England.

  15. 80

    Gerrard's corner is nodded clear by Armas. No-one in a red shirt inside the England half as Hart comes well outside of his box to gather. Antoniuc prevents Baines from sending a pass long down the left.

  16. 79

    Onica clatters into Barkley. Free-kick given. Baines moves down the left again, but again he can't find the final ball. England remain on the front foot. A Walker cross is cleared, before Namasco gets lucky and sends a Lampard shot looping over the top off his boots.

  17. 78

    Welbeck sees the ball break his way, and he can find Baines. Poor cross from a man normally so good in wide areas. Sidorenco still the only man making any effort for Moldova up top, and he is outnumbered again.

  18. 77

    Barkley into Gerrard. He moves the ball quickly on to Welbeck. He takes one touch before striking with his left foot from the edge of the box. More unconvincing goalkeeping as Namasco gathers at the second attempt.

  19. 76

    Cahill sees the ball back to Hart. Very quiet evening for the England keeper. He might not be so lucky on Tuesday. He will take an uneventful evening after some of the stick he has been taking of late.

  20. 75

    Milner is operating down the left wing. He can't collect a pass from Baines on this occasion. Welbeck has gone down the middle for England. Barkley so close to a fifth. Great movement, better pass from Gerrard, and a shot from the edge of the box which skids inches wide.

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Tables

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group A

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Belgium 10 26
2 Croatia 10 17
3 Serbia 10 14
4 Scotland 10 11
5 Wales 10 10
6 Macedonia 10 7

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group B

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Italy 10 22
2 Denmark 10 16
3 Czech Republic 10 15
4 Bulgaria 10 13
5 Armenia 10 13
6 Malta 10 3

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group C

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Germany 10 28
2 Sweden 10 20
3 Austria 10 17
4 Republic of Ireland 10 14
5 Kazakhstan 10 5
6 Faroe Islands 10 1

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group D

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Netherlands 10 28
2 Romania 10 19
3 Hungary 10 17
4 Turkey 10 16
5 Estonia 10 7
6 Andorra 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group E

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Switzerland 10 24
2 Iceland 10 17
3 Slovenia 10 15
4 Norway 10 12
5 Albania 10 11
6 Cyprus 10 5

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group F

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Russia 10 22
2 Portugal 10 21
3 Israel 10 14
4 Azerbaijan 10 9
5 Northern Ireland 10 7
6 Luxembourg 10 6

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group G

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 25
2 Greece 10 25
3 Slovakia 10 13
4 Lithuania 10 11
5 Latvia 10 8
6 Liechtenstein 10 2

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group H

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 England 10 22
2 Ukraine 10 21
3 Montenegro 10 15
4 Poland 10 13
5 Moldova 10 11
6 San Marino 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group I

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Spain 8 20
2 France 8 17
3 Finland 8 9
4 Georgia 8 5
5 Belarus 8 4