April 18, 2018 / 10:59 AM / 2 months ago

England to face Switzerland and U.S. in autumn friendlies

(Reuters) - England will play friendlies against Switzerland and the U.S. as part of their autumn schedule later this year, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.

The Swiss are scheduled to visit on Sept. 11, with a venue for that game still to be decided, before the U.S. travel to Wembley Stadium on Nov. 15.

England last played Switzerland in a qualifier for Euro 2016 in September 2015, when goals from Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney settled a 2-0 win for the hosts.

The U.S. team, who failed to qualify for this year’s World Cup in Russia, last traveled to England in May 2008 when they suffered a 2-0 defeat, with goals from John Terry and Steven Gerrard.

Gareth Southgate’s England will also feature in the inaugural UEFA Nations League program, which gets underway with a home match against Spain at Wembley on Sept. 8.

The Three Lions will then travel to Croatia on Oct. 12 before a return trip to Spain on Oct. 15.

Following their meeting with the U.S., the 2018 calendar will conclude with Croatia at Wembley on Nov. 18.

Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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