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England vs Switzerland Int. Friendly: Two Liverpool players to start in predicted line-up: Analysis and prediction

Bright Okafor

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England vs Switzerland

England will host Switzerland at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday after coming back from a slight defeat against Spain at Wembley. National manager, Gareth Southgate will introduce new players into the team alongside those who are already used to playing on the pitch.

Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell will battle with Danny Rose to replace the injured Luke Shaw, while Demarai Gray who featured for Leicester City in five matches in the Premier League and scored just one goal will make his international debut to replace Tottenham player, Dele Alli.

Jordan Henderson will cement his place at the midfield why Kyle Walker may come in to replace Trippier.

Pickford will stamp his position in number one spot in the starting XI, while Harry Kane could be on the bench.

Rashford could be on the starting line-up, while Jamie Vardy is likely to start in the number 9 role.

Liverpool’s impressive defender Gomez will likely start among the usual back three lines with Harry Maguire, and John Stones, while Jesse Lingard will support Henderson in the midfield.

England: predicted Line-up (3:5:2)

Pickford, Maguire, Stones, Gomez, Chilwell, Walker, Lingard, Henderson, Gray, Rashford, Vardy.

Switzerland

Xherdan Shaqiri became the highest goal scorer in Switzerland history after adding one goal to his tally against Iceland last week.

He will visit a few of his teammates in a game that goes beyond a friendly match.

Switzerland Predicted line-up (4:2:3:1)

Sommer, Mbabu, Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez, Xhaka, Zakaria , Embolo, Zuber, Seferovic.

Predictions and Analysis

The Three Lions are yet to lose to Switzerland since 1981 but goals have been shared between these teams.

England have lost three of their last 5 matches but Switzerland showed what class they are made of after defeating Iceland 6-0 without reply.

Prediction: Both teams will score.

Okafor Bright is a B.Eng holder of Petroleum Engineering who is passionate about sports, articles and content development.