5 things we learned from England’s friendly win over Switzerland

England vs Switzerland
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England kicked off their World Cup year with a hard-fought friendly win over Switzerland at Wembley.

Breel Embolo had put the visitors ahead in the first-half but Luke Shaw levelled and a late Harry Kane penalty ensured the Three Lions won 2-1 in front of a sell-out crowd.

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.