Hodgson's three biggest mistakes with England at the World Cup

1) An over-reliance on width

The 4-2-3-1 formation that Hodgson adopted simply didn’t work. He tried it in warm-up games against Ecuador and Honduras, which produced two underwhelming draws against considerably weaker opposition. Instead of learning from these friendlies and opting for a new approach, Hodgson decided to stick with the same one. 

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