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And he's named an England team with plenty of promise for the friendly fixture against a Switzerland side led by Vladimir Petkovic.

Kane has appeared sluggish and off the pace since returning from an ankle injury sustained against Bournemouth in March and Neville expressed his surprise that Gareth Southgate chose to use him as a second half substitute during England's 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.

Maguire joined Leicester in 2017 and, after winning the joint-most aerial duels (41) the tournament, was one of the star performers for England this summer as Gareth Southgate's side reached a first World Cup semi-final since 1990.

Rashford's strike put some gloss on what was a less-than-convincing performance by the World Cup semifinalists, which was typified by the jitters of goalkeeper Jack Butland. Southgate made sure not to say anything that could be perceived as critical of Pep Guardiola, but the England manager believes it is part of a wider problem that is squeezing out some of the country's better players.

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Southgate's concerns extend to Foden's restricted time on the pitch for City, with the 18-year-old limited to one substitute appearance, of eight minutes, this season. Delph offered little forward thrust either, meaning that it was often left to Rashford to take the initiative by turning and running at the Swiss back three.

The latter kept a clean sheet against the Swiss but he lacked the assurance of Pickford and the Everton keeper is certain to come back for England's next game, against Croatia on 12 October in the Uefa Nations League.

If England lose against Switzerland, it will be the nation's longest ever run of losses.

Seeking to match England's shape, Petkovic set Switzerland out in a new 3-5-1-1 system, with Shaqiri playing as a central playmaker - as he had against Iceland, although in a 4-2-3-1 formation - behind lone striker Mario Gavranovic.

That was the trend for the rest of the half as the Three Lions hung on for the victory.

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