Switzerland women vs England live: score and latest updates from Euro 2022 warm-up



And welcome to live coverage of England’s final warm-up match before the Euros against Switzerland. 

Ellen White was back in training on Wednesday, having missed last Friday’s 5-1 victory over the Netherlands at Elland Road having tested positive for coronavirus.

The Manchester City striker has subsequently made the trip to Zurich on Thursday before opening the home Euros by taking on Austria at Old Trafford next Wednesday.

Full-back Lucy Bronze did not takw part in training due to illness, with head coach Sarina Wiegman saying: “Lucy doesn’t feel too well today, hopefully she’ll recover quickly. It’s not Covid, because we did some testing and she’s negative.”

The Switzerland contest will be England’s third warm-up fixture, having beaten Belgium 3-0 at Molineux before last week thumping the Netherlands,  the team Wiegman managed to Euro 2017 glory.

The coach said: “There has been some research from other tournaments that when you go away and come back, that helps.

“I think in this situation we’re in, we’ve been at St George’s Park for a while, very good pitch, we were treated very well, but then it’s good to get in another environment, come here, get some freshness, have a good game tomorrow and then come back and get really ready and into the atmosphere of the Euros.

“I think we’re in a very good place, and we just have to show good football and do our best. We know we can make an impact in England, we can give England’s football a big boost, and that is what we really want to do.”

In the Netherlands match England came from behind to win, with four of their goals coming in a second half that saw substitutes make a significant impact and skipper Leah Williamson back in defence after starting the game in midfield.

“You see that we’re still building, although it gets close to the Euros,” Wiegman said.

“We have so many options in this team, because the depth in the squad is good.

“We’re now coming into a stage where we have to perform. During the year we had time to develop. Now we have to find out the team that’s going to start, and the options we have when we want to change, and it’s about performing and not trying out things any more.”



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