England vs Switzerland: TV channel, team news and kick-off time 3 months ago

England vs Switzerland: TV channel, team news and kick-off time

22/03/2022

England face Switzerland as preparations for the World Cup intensify

England play Switzerland this weekend as Gareth Southgate steps up his preparations for the Qatar World Cup later this year.

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The Three Lions breezed through qualifying unbeaten and will hope to build on this momentum ahead of the tournament.

Switzerland also secured their spot in Qatar without losing a single qualifier - finishing top of Group C ahead of European champions Italy - and should provide a stern test for Southgate's side.

England vs Switzerland

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What time does England vs Switzerland kick off?

  • England vs Switzerland will kick-off at 5:30pm GMT on Saturday March 26.
  • The game will be played at Wembley Stadium.

 

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What TV channel is England vs Switzerland on?

  • England vs Switzerland will be live on Sky Sports Main Event and Football.
  • Coverage begins at 4.30pm GMT, an hour before kick-off.
  • The game can also be streamed on Sky Go or NOW TV.

England vs Switzerland team news

After a number of withdrawals from Southgate's initial squad, Crystal Palace's Tyrick Mitchell and Southampton's Kyle Walker-Peters have been called up to the England senior side for the first time ahead of this game and the friendly against Ivory Coast.

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West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone and Aston Villa forward Ollie Watkins are also late additions following after Aaron Ramsdale, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Reece James and Tammy Abraham all pulled out of the squad through injury.

Mitchell's Palace teammate Marc Guehi was also handed his first senior England call-up in the initial squad announcement.

There is no place for Manchester United duo Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, despite the latter's good recent form for his club.

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