there was never a chance if that though, but we have such a long history of that sort of thing happening that it is always at the back of the mind.
And it is to ignore the big thing about blanket defences in hindsight - you’re not supposed to ever be miles ahead of them, and being a few ahead is as good as double against a non blanket.
Forget the goals, 17 points against the best blanket is fine.
I would wager that, after bollixing themselves in the semi last year, they were never going to kill themselves on Sunday if they didn’t have to.
As Lewis Hamilton has said, he is perfectly happy winning the race as slowly as possible when he needs to.