UEL 2022-23: Arsenal vs FC Zurich prediction and betting tips (November 3)
Arsenal suffered a 0-2 defeat to PSV in their last Europa League game. Will the Gunners get a win over FC Zurich and finish top of the table?
Bukayo Saka has scored one goal in the Europa League, underperforming his expected goals of 1.14
Bukayo Saka has scored one goal in the Europa League, underperforming his expected goals of 1.14

Arsenal will host FC Zurich in Round 6 of the UEFA Europa League.

The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 3 November 2022. The match venue is Emirates Stadium, London.

Latest odds on betting sites

Arsenal have their winning odds placed at 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional). FC Zurich, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 6.60 (+560; 28/5). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.60 (+360; 18/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Arsenal — 64%, draw — 21%, FC Zurich— 15%.

Latest betting odds on Arsenal vs FC Zurich (3 November 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.20 (+110; 11/10)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Arsenal — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on FC Zurich — 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)

Match preview and statistics

Arsenal suffered a 0-2 defeat to PSV in their last Europa League game. Joey Veerman opened the scoreline in the 55th minute with a nice finish into the corner. Luuk de Jong doubled their lead in the 63rd minute with a nice header.

Arsenal had 70% ball possession and completed 517 passes. The Gunners created two big chances. Arsenal had 15 shot with three being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.47 compared to PSV’s expected goal of 0.82.

Arsenal are top of the Premier League table with 31 points. The Gunners have scored 30 goals while conceding 11 goals with a goal difference of +19.

Arsenal team news: Mohamed Eleny is out with a knee injury. Emile Smith-Rowe is out with a groyne injury.

FC Zurich got a 2-1 win over Bodo/Glimt in their last Europa League game. Amahl Pellegrino opened the scoreline in the 46th minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Nikola Boranijasevic doubled their lead in the 67th minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Antonio Marchesano scored the winner in the 94th minute with a right-footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

FC Zurich had 50% ball possession and completed 337 passes. They had 24 shots with seven being on target. FC Zurich created two big chances in the game. They had an expected goal of 2.46 compared to Bodo/Glimt’s expected goal of 0.65.

FC Zurich are 10th in the league table with nine points. They have won one game and played six draws while suffering seven losses. FC Zurich have scored nine goals while conceding 24 goals with a difference of -15.

FC Zurich team news: All players are fit and available.

Arsenal vs FC Zurich H2H

Arsenal got a 2-1 victory in the first leg of the tie.

Lineups and key players

Arsenal projected starting lineup:

  • Aaron Ramsdale
  • Kieran Tierney
  • Ben White
  • Gabriel
  • William Saliba
  • Sambi Lokonga
  • Granit Xhaka
  • Gabriel Jesus
  • Bukayo Saka
  • Gabriel Martinelli
  • Martin Odegaard

Notable subs: Fabio Viera

Bukayo Saka has scored one goal in the Europa League, underperforming his expected goals of 1.14. Saka has created seven chances in the league.

FC Zurich projected starting lineup:

  • Yanick Brecher
  • Becir Omeragic
  • Karol Mets
  • Mirlind Kryeziu
  • Ole Kristian Selnaes
  • Nikola Boranijasevic
  • Aiyegun Tosin
  • Blerim Dzemaili
  • Donis Avdijaj
  • Adrian Guerrero
  • Fabian Rohner

Notable subs: Fidan Aliti

Aiyegun Tosin has scored one goal in the Europa League, underperforming his expected goals of 2.44. Tosin has created 12 chances in the league

Prediction and betting tips

Arsenal have been incredible this season as they are top of the league. One of their last two games have ended in over 2.5 goals. FC Zurich have struggled in the league this season. Two of their last three games have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals

FC Zurich have scored a goal in five of their last five games. Arsenal have scored a goal in five of their last five games in all competitions. Both teams have scored a goal in all their last five games. They are both good in front of goal although Zurich's defence have been awful this season. I predict both teams will score.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score

Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

Arsenal — FC Zurich
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Both teams to score — Yes
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