Video summary – England wins in pain against Switzerland (2-1)!
In this friendly match between England and Switzerland, the Three Lions came across a formidable Swiss team well in place defensively. She will also have succeeded in making the reigning European vice-champions doubt.
That evening, at Wembley, the spectators who came in large numbers witnessed a real fight between the English of Gareth Southgate and the Swiss of Murat Yakin. This English victory was however not easy to seek for Harry Kane and his teammates. And this is justified.
The hard-hitting Nati
Since his exploit against Francein the round of 16 of Euro 2020 (3-3, TAB 4-5), Switzerland, which qualified directly for the 2022 World Cup to the dismay of Italy, confirms its rise in power and continues to to impress on the international stage.
The away team to strike first through Breel Embolo (0-1, 21st). The Nati, which knew how to impose its game in this first period, is rewarded for its efforts. But just before half-time, England replied. On a defensive error, the ball is recovered, well centered towards Luke Shaw launched at full speed, like a TGV. With a masterful kick, the Manchester United player leaves no chance for Omlin (1-1).
We had to wait for the 78th minute to see Harry Kane offer victory on penalty for his team (2-1). The England captain won’t have been seen much on the pitch tonight but he popped up at the right time to give the Three Lions a win their first match of the year 2022.