Worldwide friendly match report England v Switzerland 11 September 2018

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Former United boss Louis Van Gaal gave him his debut as a teenager in 2016 and he burst on to the scene with a glut of goals that earned him an England call-up and place at Euro 2016.

Apparently, Gareth Southgate's men would have won the World Cup, if only Rashford were not stuck to the bench. "The manager is glad we have dug it out and secured the win". "Harry falls in the category in which we have several players where we have to watch how much they play". "There was plenty of room for improvement".

Seeking to match England's shape, Petkovic set Switzerland out in a new 3-5-1-1 system, with Shaqiri playing as a central playmaker - as he had against Iceland, although in a 4-2-3-1 formation - behind lone striker Mario Gavranovic.

Vladimir Petkovic's side thrashed Iceland 6-0 to kickstart their Nations League campaign and were the better side for the first 45 minutes at the King Power.

'If we are in a similar situation next month... three weeks into the season is one thing, but seven weeks into the season and they have not played is even more complicated, ' he said. "It's great we can all shout at each other and tell each other to improve like we did". "So numerous lads were playing their first 45 minutes of the season", he said.

However, it almost cost the hosts the opening goal twice in a matter of seconds inside the first 10 minutes. Rashford has scored 37 goals.

Switzerland looked impressively assured on the ball, managing to find space in midfield in a manner that generally proved beyond England, and saw 65 percent of possession in the first half.

But his side, containing nine changes from the weekend, was struggling even to cope with the Swiss' passing and movement as the visitors enjoyed almost 65 percent possession before the break. The victor came on 54 minutes when Rashford, who scored England's goal against Spain, arrived at the far post to turn in Kyle Walker's cross.

England then made three straight changes, bringing on Jesse Lingard, John Stones and Harry Kane on 62 minutes.



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