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24 Jun 2018

England 6-1 Panama: 5 things we learned

England 6-1 Panama: 5 things we learned

Gareth Southgate watched his side pummel the Central Americans on a searing afternoon in Nizhny Novgorod.

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33 metres. That's how long the Panama Canal is at its widest point.

For an hour and a half on Sunday, however, it felt like there might have been more space to navigate through in the backline of the national team.

England tore through Hernan Gomez's side in Nizhny Novgorod, recording the Three Lions biggest tournament win in history in the process. 

In a march that was more massacre than contest, here are five things we learned.