Highlights: Nketiah’s header settles the match in Arsenal’s favours on a tricky night in Switzerland

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Highlights Arsenal as Zurich

Arsenal have won all six of their matches to date against Swiss opposition, though they will face Zurich for the first time. The Gunners’ last trip to Switzerland saw them defeat Basel in the Champions League in December 2016, with a hat-trick from Lucas Perez.
Arsenal makes seven changes to the side that were defeated by Manchester United on the weekend, with Turner and Marquinhos both making their debut. Holding, Tomiyasu, Tierney, Vieira and Nketiah all come into the team, with Ramsdale, Saliba, Odegaard, White, Jesus, Zinchenko and Saka all dropping to the bench.
Franco Foda makes four changes to his Zurich team that lost to Lugano last time out. Becir Omeragic, Mets, Avdijaj and Rohner all come out of the side, and are replaced by Aliti, Kamberi, Krasniqi and Okita.
As for Arsenal, they have had a strong start to their Premier League campaign, winning five of their first six games. However, they were beaten in their most recent match, losing 3-1 to Manchester United. With no European football last term, Mikel Arteta’s side last competed in the Europa League during the 2020/21 season, where they were eliminated by Villarreal at the semi-final stage.
Zurich have had a difficult start to their Swiss Super League campaign and are winless in their opening seven games. Last time out, they suffered their fifth defeat of the season, losing 2-1 against Lugano. Zurich last competed in the Europa League during the 2018/19 season, where they were knocked out by Napoli in the round of 32.

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