Netherlands to face England in football friendly in March

London, Oct 24 (IANS) The English Football Association (FA) has announced that the national team will entertain the Netherlands at the Wembley Stadium in a friendly encounter on March 29 next year.

The match will be the 20th clash between the ‘Three Lions’ and the ‘Oranje’ and the first since February 2012, when the later won 3-2, Efe reported.

“The fixture will form a key part of Roy Hodgson’s side’s preparations for Euro 2016 next summer,” the FA said in a statement on Friday.

England will play two friendlies in November with Spain and France, and one on March 26 with reigning world champions Germany.

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