The International Friendlies match between England and Switzerland will take place on Saturday, 26th March at Wembley Stadium. We anticipate the home team to dispose of their opponents due to their superior strength easily.
England Vs. Switzerland Form Guide
In their final group game, a 10-0 defeat against San Marino by the Three Lions was the crowning moment of a brilliant World Cup qualifying campaign. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is less than eight months away.
The English national team is working hard to ensure everything is in order before the big event. Last year’s UEFA European Cup final ended in a penalty shootout defeat against England by Italy. It’s unlikely that this defeat would dampen Southgate’s enthusiasm for a successful World Cup run in 2022.
After the UEFA Euro Cup final loss against Italy, England had seven more World Cup Qualifiers. Five of those seven matches concluded in a victory for the English team, while the other two finished in a tie.
During the previous World Cup, Switzerland could not go past the Round of 16. Last year, the Swiss team fell on penalties to Spain in the Euro Cup quarterfinals. After the game, they played 6 World Cup qualifiers. The Swiss team won three games and drew three. They might have a long-term advantage by evaluating the squad’s strengths and shortcomings against a strong team like England.
The Rossocrociati were able to book their ticket to Qatar following a 4-0 defeat against the Bulgarians. Murat Yakin’s club has a lot of high-profile footballers, so a share of the spoils might be on the table in Wembley for Switzerland.
England Vs. Switzerland Defensive and Offensive Tactics
Gareth Southgate, England’s manager, has set a 25-man squad to face Switzerland and Cote d’Ivoire. Harry Maguire and Trent-Alexander Arnold have an outstanding season in the English Premier League. Alexander-Arnold holds 15 clean sheets and 11 assists for Liverpool. Harry Maguire has six clean sheets for Manchester United.
Fabian Schar heads the Rossocrociati defense line. Schar has been a standout performer for Newcastle United, having four clean sheets. Silvan Widmer will also feature after keeping three clean sheets in seven matches in the qualifiers.
For Saturday’s match against Switzerland, Manchester United winger Jadon Sancho has been excluded. England’s team also omits renowned attacker Marcus Rashford. Harry Kane will once again lead the Three Lions’ attack. After a stellar season scoring 12 goals for Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Kane remains one of England’s top attackers. Another influential attacker, Phil Foden, with seven Premier League goals and a dribbling success rate of 62 percent. Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal and Tammy Abraham of Roma might also make a debut.
Breel Embolo is Switzerland’s go-to forward attacker. Breel Embolo had a productive campaign inside the World Cup qualifiers, scoring three goals in four games. Additionally, he assisted on three goals and created four major chances for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Crystal Palace’s Conor Gallagher and Marc Guehi, who have had productive seasons in the English Premier League, have been selected for this team. Marc Guehi has been selected for the first time. Jordan Henderson kept an outstanding performance at Liverpool in the Premier League, which earned him a spot in the squad.
Midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Switzerland’s most experienced midfield player. Another influential midfielder, Ruben Vargas, had an 82 percent passing accuracy and a 55 percent dribbling success rate in the qualifiers.
England Vs. Switzerland Predicted Winner
We predict England to take the 2 – 0 lead in this Saturday’s friendly against the visitors – Switzerland. Switzerland will be focusing on putting together the best possible lineup for the FIFA World Cup. In preparation for upcoming major contests, teams always use friendly matchups to practice tactics.
These two teams have had good records in recent years. However, there aren’t many goals to be seen on the scoresheets. After Gareth Southgate took over as England’s coach back in September 2016, seven of the 12 home games that England has played since then have ended in a goalless draw, including back-to-back goalless draw matches against Brazil and Germany.
England will be hoping to get their World Cup preparations off to a winning start against the Rossocrociati in front of their home crowd. Under 2.5 Goals and a 2 – 0 victory for the hosts appear like solid bets against Switzerland. The Swiss team has had five of their previous six away games conclude with fewer than three goals.
England Vs. Switzerland Betting Odds
England has the best winning odds at 1.75 while Switzerland at 5.00 is the underdog. You can wager for a draw at 3.50.