2 mins: Plenty of early possession for England, which will settle any nerves Guehi might have. Already seen a lot of the ball.
Foden pushed right up alongside Kane when England are out of possession.
We are underway in the sunshine at Wembley!
Here we go then, players are out onto the pitch at Wembley.
First game of 2022, a year that England will be hoping ends with World Cup glory. Lots to happen before then though!
Late change to England team…
Sounds like England have been forced into a change in defence ahead of kick-off.
John Stones has injured himself in the warm-up, so Ben White comes in to start in the back three alongside Marc Guehi and Conor Coady.
No such thing as ‘just a friendly’ in a World Cup year.
Preparations for Qatar are well underway – not many matches left for Southgate to have a look at new faces and players to make their case for a place in the World Cup squad.
Around 30 minutes to go until kick-off at Wembley – sun is shining in London today.
Players have been out for an early look at the pitch… you wouldn’t think it was a lovely day looking at Mount and Rice walk out!
Aside from that penalties defeat against Italy at the Euros last summer, England haven’t lost at Wembley since 2020 when they were beaten by Denmark. The Three Lions finished that match with nine men.
The last defeat before that at Wembley was against Spain in 2018 – basically England don’t lose very often here!
Switzerland better than many of the teams Southgate’s side have faced in qualifying though, so this will be a good test.
Ben White interview after call-up…
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal revolution is paying dividends for England, with Ben White one of four players who could be key figures at the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate is benefiting from Arteta’s patient commitment to his vision at Emirates Stadium, which has placed faith in youth and seen the rise of a quartet of Three Lions stars.
White, who has been called up for the friendlies against Switzerland and Ivory Coast after losing his place in the squad following last summer’s Euros, is an example of the work being done by the Spanish manager, whose side have gone from shambles at the start of the season to favourites to clinch the last Champions League qualifying spot.
Read the full interview with White here