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A history of England v Switzerland in pictures

The Three Lions will face the Swiss in the Nations League third-place play-off.

Steven Gerrard was on target for England against Switzerland at Euro 2004 (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Steven Gerrard was on target for England against Switzerland at Euro 2004 (Owen Humphreys/PA)

England will play Switzerland on Sunday in the Nations League third-place play-off in Guimaraes.

Here, Press Association Sport delves into the picture archives to look at previous meetings between the countries.

Marcus Rashford (left) scored the only goal as England beat Switzerland 1-0 at Leicester in their last meeting during September 2018 (Nick Potts/PA)
Wayne Rooney converted a late penalty against Switzerland in the Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley – which saw him break Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time England goalscoring record (Mike Egerton/PA)
Rooney took a moment to reflect on his achievements, a 50th England goal breaking a record which had stood for 45 years (Mike Egerton/PA)
Danny Welbeck scored both goals as England then won 2-0 in Basel on their way to Euro 2016 (Mike Egerton/PA)
England manager Roy Hodgson gave future captain Raheem Sterling some instructions from the touchline at St Jakob-Park Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)
Fabio Capello’s England found themselves 2-0 down against Switzerland at Wembley in their Euro 2012 qualifier, as Tranquillo Barnetta scored twice in the space of three first-half minutes (Anthony Devlin/PA)
England, though, fought back to earn a 2-2 draw as Ashley Young (centre) equalised early in the second half (Sean Dempsey/PA)
Shaun Wright-Phillips was on target as England beat Switzerland 2-1 during a friendly at Wembley in February 2008 (Sean Dempsey/PA)
A fresh-faced Wayne Rooney scored a brace as England beat Switzerland in their group match at the Euro 2004 finals in Portugal (Nick Potts/PA)
David Beckham (right) joined in the celebrations at the Cidade de Coimbra (Nick Potts/PA)
Sven-Goran Eriksson (left) had future England boss Steve McClaren (centre) alongside him in the dugout (Owen Humphreys/PA)
England striker Alan Shearer got the hosts’ Euro 96 campaign up and running with a goal against Switzerland at Wembley (Adam Butler/PA)
Switzerland, though, fought back to earn a 1-1 draw when Kubilay Turkyilmaz scored a late penalty (Adam Butler/PA)
Steve Stone was among the scorers as England beat Switzerland 3-1 in a friendly at Wembley during November 1995 (Adam Butler/PA)
Liverpool full-back Phil Neal celebrated a Switzerland own goal at Wembley during their qualifier for the 1982 World Cup (PA Archive)
Future England manager Kevin Keegan (right) was then a key man in the team (PA Archive)
Full-back Ray Wilson (left) would go on to win the World Cup, having been part of Walter Winterbottom’s side which faced Switzerland in a 1962 friendly at Wembley (PA Archive)



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