A history of England v Switzerland in pictures

England will play Switzerland on Sunday in the Nations League third-place play-off in Guimaraes.

Here, Football Paradise delves into the picture archives to look at previous meetings between the countries.

England forward Marcus Rashford (left) (PA)
Marcus Rashford (left) scored the only goal as England beat Switzerland 1-0 at Leicester in their last meeting during September 2018 (Nick Potts/PA)

Wayne Rooney converted a late penalty against Switzerland in the Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley - which saw him break Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time England goalscoring record (Mike Egerton/PA)
Wayne Rooney converted a late penalty against Switzerland in the Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley – which saw him break Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time England goalscoring record (Mike Egerton/PA)

Rooney took a moment to reflect on his achievements, a 50th England goal breaking a record which had stood for 45 years. (Mike Egerton/PA)
Rooney took a moment to reflect on his achievements, a 50th England goal breaking a record which had stood for 45 years (Mike Egerton/PA)

Danny Welbeck scores for England (PA)
Danny Welbeck scored both goals as England then won 2-0 in Basel on their way to Euro 2016 (Mike Egerton/PA)

England manager Roy Hodgson gave future captain Raheem Sterling some instructions from the touchline at St Jakob-Park Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)
England manager Roy Hodgson gave future captain Raheem Sterling some instructions from the touchline at St Jakob-Park Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)

Switzerland celebrate scoring at Wembley (PA)
Fabio Capello’s England found themselves 2-0 down against Switzerland at Wembley in their Euro 2012 qualifier, as Tranquillo Barnetta scored twice in the space of three first-half minutes (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Ashley Young (centre) celebrates scoring for England (PA)
England, though, fought back to earn a 2-2 draw as Ashley Young (centre) equalised early in the second half (Sean Dempsey/PA)

Shaun Wright-Phillips celebrates scoring for England (PA)
Shaun Wright-Phillips was on target as England beat Switzerland 2-1 during a friendly at Wembley in February 2008 (Sean Dempsey/PA)

Wayne Rooney scores against Switzerland at Euro 2004 (PA)
A fresh-faced Wayne Rooney scored a brace as England beat Switzerland in their group match at the Euro 2004 finals in Portugal (Nick Potts/PA)

David Beckham (right) and Wayne Rooney celebrate at Euro 2004 (PA)
David Beckham (right) joined in the celebrations at the Cidade de Coimbra (Nick Potts/PA)

Sven-Goran Eriksson (left) had future England boss Steve McClaren (centre) in the dugout (PA)
Sven-Goran Eriksson (left) had future England boss Steve McClaren (centre) alongside him in the dugout (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Alan Shearer got England's Euro 96 campaign up and running with a goal against Switzerland at Wembley. (Adam Butler/PA)
England striker Alan Shearer got the hosts’ Euro 96 campaign up and running with a goal against Switzerland at Wembley (Adam Butler/PA)

Kubilay Turkyilmaz celebrates scoring against England at Euro 96 (PA)
Switzerland, though, fought back to earn a 1-1 draw when Kubilay Turkyilmaz scored a late penalty (Adam Butler/PA)

Steve Stone scores for England (PA)
Steve Stone was among the scorers as England beat Switzerland 3-1 in a friendly at Wembley during November 1995 (Adam Butler/PA)

Liverpool full-back Phil Neal celebrated a Switzerland own goal at Wembley during their Group 4 qualifier for the 1982 World Cup. (PA Archive)
Liverpool full-back Phil Neal celebrated a Switzerland own goal at Wembley during their qualifier for the 1982 World Cup (PA Archive)

Kevin Keegan (right) in action for England (PA)
Future England manager Kevin Keegan (right) was then a key man in the team (PA Archive)

Defender Ray Wilson (left) would go on to win the World Cup, having been part of  Walter Winterbottom's side which faced Switzerland in a 1962 friendly at Wembley (PA Archive)
Full-back Ray Wilson (left) would go on to win the World Cup, having been part of Walter Winterbottom’s side which faced Switzerland in a 1962 friendly at Wembley (PA Archive)

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