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FC Zurich vs Arsenal: Best tips for the match

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Ace Football previews the Europa League game between FC Zuerich and Arsenal who meet up on Thursday. The match preview includes the current team news, H2H stats as well as the best betting tips for the match.

Struggling FC Zurich are most likely in for a tough assignment, when going up against Arsenal on Thursday at Letzigrund Stadion. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here.We are bound to see an exciting game this coming Thursday as both FC Zurich and The Gunners are looking to add some much-needed points to their respective accounts.

Position in the Europa League standings: FC Zurich vs Arsenal

In the opening round of the Europa League, FC Zurich and The Gunners will battle for their first points this campaign. Since The Gunners emerge as favorites, they are expected to only be satisfied with all three points from this match. However, FC Zurich will surely not make it easy for them and might as well want to grab a point in their first game of the season. The opening round of the Europa League will bring us several matches to be excited about and we believe that this clash is one of them.

Current form and previous Europa League encounters between FC Zurich and Arsenal

FC Zurich go through tough weeks

FC Zurich go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy.In their previous three outings, FC Zurich drew 1-1 with FC Winterthur, before losing 2-4 against FC Basel 1893 and 1-2 against FC Lugano.

Arsenal cannot wait to get going

Arsenal won twice in their last three matches as Fulham were defeated by 2-1, before they beat Aston Villa 2-1. Manchester United proved too strong, though, and a 3-1 defeat followed.

Fixture history: FC Zuerich vs Arsenal

Having never been paired before in the Europa League it will be very interesting to see who gets the upper hand when Arsenal take on FC Zurich this coming Thursday.

FC Zurich vs Arsenal Stats

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that FC Zurich and Arsenal played across all tournaments.

  • FC Zurich have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In the last 3 home matches in a row FC Zurich played, both teams scored
  • FC Zurich have scored in the last 7 matches in a row
  • FC Zurich have conceded in 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • FC Zurich have not won 5 of the last 7 home matches
  • Arsenal have won the last 11 matches in a row
  • Arsenal have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
  • Arsenal have scored in the last 11 matches in a row
  • Arsenal have won the last 5 away matches in a row
  • Arsenal have not lost the last 5 away matches in a row

Players to watch in FC Zurich vs Arsenal

As the new Europa League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Zurich and Arsenal this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.

FC Zurich vs Arsenal Match predictions

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between FC Zurich and Arsenal, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.