Published 27 April 2022 4 min read
England Women's Senior Team

England Women to play Switzerland in pre-EURO game

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Callum Davies

Sarina Wiegman and her squad head to Zurich in June for their final game before EURO 2022 kicks-off
England’s trio of warm-up internationals before UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 will conclude with a fixture against Switzerland in Zurich on Thursday 30 June.
 
Sarina Wiegman’s squad will take on the Swiss at the Letzigrund Stadium as part of a five-day overseas training camp just before the summer finals, with kick-off still to be confirmed.
 
The EURO gets underway the following week against Austria at Old Trafford on Wednesday 6 July – with UEFA confirming that all available tickets have sold out for the opening game.
 
Switzerland have also qualified for this summer’s tournament, meaning all three of England’s preparation games in June will be against fellow EURO finalists. The Lionesses meet Belgium at Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Molineux Stadium on Thursday 16 June before welcoming the Netherlands to Leeds United’s Elland Road on Friday 24 June. Both matches kick off at 8pm BST.
 
Fans wanting to secure their tickets for the two home matches should click here. With all three EURO group matches against Austria (Manchester, 6 July), Norway (Brighton, 11 July) and Northern Ireland (Southampton, 15 July) all sold out, seats for both fixtures are already in high demand.
13 Jun 2017 3:23

Highlights: Switzerland 0-4 England


See the best of the action from the Lionesses' last trip to Switzerland back in 2017

Wiegman said: “I'm very happy to be finishing our EURO build-up with another big game, this time away in Switzerland. Before the match, it will be helpful to spend some time abroad as we step up our work on the training ground. The change of environment will come at just the right time for the squad and help focus our minds on the challenges to come. 
 
“We will then return to England refreshed and ready to go for the opening EURO match and I am delighted to see how excited everyone already is for the summer. Before Switzerland, we hope the fans will turn out to see us in Wolverhampton and Leeds, especially with our group games sold out. We certainly can’t wait to feel their support once again.”
 
England last travelled to Switzerland on 10 June 2017, just before the previous UEFA Women’s EURO played in the Netherlands, running out 4-0 winners in Bern. The Swiss are 19th in the FIFA world rankings, meaning England’s three EURO warm-ups are against teams in the global top 20, with Belgium 20th and the Netherlands, the defending champions, fifth.