Video: Pundits agree that England must make at least the semi-final stage at the World Cup

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With continued success comes higher expectations, and that’s what Gareth Southgate is again having to contend with in the wake of a 10-0 annihilation of San Marino.

Since the former Middlesbrough man took over the national team hot-seat, the Three Lions have gone from strength to strength, and although they’ve yet to win any trophies, the identity of what Southgate is trying to do can be clearly seen.

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In discussing the relative merits of Monday night’s mismatch, talkSPORT’s Perry Groves and Jason Cundy both agreed that England have to get to at least the semi-finals of World Cup 2022 as anything else will be considered a failure.

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