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Kieran Tierney’s strike in the 17th minute gave Arsenal the lead and would turn out to be the decisive goal in what was a nervy game for the hosts. Mikel Arteta was full of praise for Bo Henriksen’s side saying ‘I’ve watched them in the last few games – how they’ve changed since their new manager arrived, how they played against Bodo. You’ve seen it and it was really difficult to get any real momentum with the way that the game developed’.

Although Arsenal were expected to walk away with the game, FC Zurich were impressive with their manager saying ‘Of course all our analysis was to see if we could close them down and hold them down on a few chances. We actually did that in many periods of the game but we knew they had the quality’. He also spoke highly or Arteta’s men saying they are ‘a fantastic side’ and that it ‘could be fun to see them win the Premier League’.

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With Arsenal eyeing up Chelsea at the weekend Arteta has said that ‘The rest of the players have to be ready because we’re going to need everybody now’ after the worrying injury for Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Tweet : With Arsenal coming out 1-0 victors over FC Zurich and topping the group, can the Gunners go the full way and taste European Glory. Let me Know in the comments below.

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April 2024