Arsenal take on FC Zurich earlier tonight at the Leiczigrundstadion as they seek a positive result away from the Europa League. The Gunners got off to a flying start, with Marquinhos scoring from close range in the 16th minute. Before half-time, Milind Krezu equalized for Zurich. After half-time, Arsenal were leading 1-1.
Mikel Arteta’s side started the second half well and regained the lead in the 62nd minute through Eddie Nketiah’s header. The game ended in a tough 2-1 away win for the North London Giants.
Let’s see how Arsenal players fared against Zurich.
GK: Matt Turner – 6/10
He made a few crucial saves from behind but couldn’t prevent Kleizu’s penalty.
AR: Takehiro Tomiyasu – 7/10
Fuan did his due defensively and created a key chance in the final third.
DC: Rob Holdings – 7/10
The England centre-back cleared his defense when needed and his passes were precise.
DC: Gabriel – 7/10
He made plenty of important clearances in his own half and did enough to prevent the home side from scoring more than once tonight.
GM: Kieran Tierney – 6.5/10
Tierney occasionally threatened the opposing goal but struggled to gain a foothold in the game.
Centimeters: Fabio Vieira – 6.5/10
The Portuguese genius created two good chances on the attacking side of the field.
WC: Albert Samby Lokonga – 7/10
Lokonga anchored the midfield well, with two hilarious moments in the opposition half.
Centimeters: Granite Zaka – 7.5/10
The Swiss created a lot of good chances in the attacking third but failed to get an assist.
AD: Marquinhos – 8.5/10
The Brazilian winger looked very active in the attacking third and had a goal and an assist to prove his effort.
ST: Eddie Nketiah – 7/10
Nketiah caused some problems for the opposition but gave away a cheap penalty. However, he made up for his mistakes with a score in the second half.
LW: Gabriel Martinelli – 7/10
Martinelli has always been a threat on the left but he didn’t score tonight.
AD: Bukayo Saka – 6.5/10
After coming off the bench, Saka had some great moments in the game.
GM: Oleksandr Zinchenko – 6/10
He made important defensive contributions.
CAM: Martin Odegaard – 6/10
Odegaard works hard to influence the game.
ST: Gabriel Jesus – 6.5/10
The Brazilian genius has caused headaches for the opposition centre-backs.