The Swiss would certainly like to start with a win over Wales ahead of what may be tougher Group A games against Italy and a resurgent Turkey team that will have passionate support in Baku.
By finishing second to Belgium in Group G, England avoided a loaded top half of the draw featuring France, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Portugal.
Eagle celebration: Albanian Prime Minister opens account for Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka FIFA fines
Xhaka and Shaqiri made hand gestures that mimicked Albania's national symbol, a two-headed eagle, after scoring goals during Switzerland's win over Serbia at the World Cup.
The match against Serbia had heavy political overtones as Switzerland have several players with family ties in Kosovo, including Behrami.
Kosovo collects money for Switzerland players Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri after FIFA fines them over political celebrations
Shaqiri was born in 1991 in Kosovo and left it while he was one year old while Xhaqa was born in Switzerland in 1992 in a family originating from Kosovo.
FIFA said Xhaka and Shaqiri would each be fined 10,000 Swiss francs (8,700 euros, $10,000) and Lichtsteiner 5,000 Swiss francs.
The celebrations during Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday have triggered a disciplinary investigation by FIFA and outrage from nationalist politicians at home.
Celebration by Switzerland’s goal scorers sparks political debate as displaced players make presence felt.
Serbian papers slammed what they labelled shameful provocation by two Switzerland players of Kosovo origin who used political gestures.
Vladimir Petkovic-managed side's World Cup prospects are one of the hardest to predict, and also the most intriguing.
Xhaka hobbled off the pitch fearing he had damaged ligaments in his knee.