Roy happy with draw for Euro qualifiers

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England manager Roy Hodgson is is “satisfied” with his side’s Euro 2016 qualifying draw - which includes meetings against Switzerland, where he spent four years in charge.

England were drawn in Group E against Switzerland - the team Hodgson led to the 1994 World Cup finals - Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino.

“I’m very satisfied,” he said. “I must say the name of Switzerland always brings a smile to my face. They were four fantastic years.

“It’s a team we know reasonably well so I was happy with that one.”

England have scored at least five goals in all four games against San Marino, and beat Estonia 3-0 home and away in 2007.

Switzerland will be England’s biggest challenge, having secured a 2-2 draw at Wembley in qualifying for Euro 2012.

In the Premier League, meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool overtook Manchester City as the division’s leading scorers after a 4-3 victory over their manager’s former club Swansea.

A brace each for Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson took Liverpool’s season tally to 70 - and the fourth-placed Anfield club now trail leaders Chelsea by four points.

Loic Remy’s 92nd-minute goal helped Newcastle United beat Aston Villa 1-0, and a 47th minute strike from Robert Snograss proved decisive as Norwich beat Tottenham 1-0.