In a predictably drab affair in front of a record-low crowd, England limped their way to a 1-0 victory over Norway, ranked 53th in the world by FIFA, yesterday evening.

This Norway side – much like England – has been dubbed the worst for generations, yet it took a converted penalty from Wayne Rooney to secure the Three Lions a win.

Improvement will be needed before Roy Hodgson’s side take on Switzerland next Monday, in their first European Championship qualifier of the new international season.

And just in case the under-fire England gaffer needs some foundations to start from, here’s a look at the FIVE things we learned from the national team’s subdued win over the Norwegians.

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