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Lennon on song for England

Posted on 12 October 2012  - 23:48

Aaron Lennon earned his first cap in two years and set-up two goals as England beat San Marino 5-0 in World Cup qualifying on Friday night.

Lennon on song for England

The flying winger started on the bench as team-mate Kyle Walker won his first cap in competitive action at Wembley Stadium.

However, Aaron entered the action after just 10 minutes after Theo Walcott suffered an injury.

Kyle and Aaron linked-up throughout as England naturally dominated against the minnows.

It took until the 35th minute for the Three Lions to open the scoring through Wayne Rooney's penalty.

Two minutes later and Aaron set-up the second goal for Danny Welbeck, a low cross from the right that was cleverly turned home by the United man.

Aaron also had a key part to play in the third goal in the 70th minute. His pace got him to a 50-50 ball ahead of David Simoncini and his touch rolled the ball into the path of Rooney, who curled home his second.

Both Aaron and Kyle went on to complete the match as further goals from Welbeck and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain saw England home 5-0.

Jermain Defoe was an unused substitute.