FC Zurich vs Arsenal: How to watch UEFA Europa League clash on TV, live stream, team news

FC Zurich vs Arsenal: How to watch UEFA Europa League clash on TV, live stream, team news

Arsenal kick off their Europa League campaign on Thursday as they take on Swiss Super League side FC Zurich away at Stadion Letzigrund.

The Gunners will be keen to make a good impression in the group stages as they continue their momentum from a strong start to the season.

Mikel Arteta’s side are top of the Premier League after winning five of their opening six matches, with only Manchester United able to beat them so far.

The Red Devils defeated Arsenal by three goals to one on Sunday afternoon in a game filled with VAR controversy. The Gunners will be eager to get straight back to winning ways in midweek.

Zurich have really struggled of late and they currently sit precariously above bottom spot in the Swiss top tier, saved only by one goal difference.

FCZ are without a win in their last seven and have conceded a concerning 16 goals in that period. Arsenal will no doubt be licking their lips ahead of this clash.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Zurich vs Arsenal, including the latest team news, the kick-off time, and how to watch the clash on live UK television.

Is FC Zurich vs Arsenal on TV and how can I watch it?

Zurich vs Arsenal has been scheduled for a 5.45pm kick-off on Thursday 8 September 2022, and it will indeed be on television.

Supporters in the UK can tune into the Europa League match on BT Sport 2HD, although this will only be available to BT Sport customers. Information on how to sign up for BT Sport can be found at the end of this article.

If you’re not around to watch the game at 5.45pm on Thursday 8 September, highlights of the game will be available on the BT Sport website about 30 minutes after the full-time whistle.

What is the team news ahead of FC Zurich vs Arsenal?

Emile Smith-Rowe’s minutes have been limited this season due to the top form of Arsenal’s other forward options

Arteta may opt to rotate his starting eleven on Thursday as another Premier League fixture awaits just three days after this fixture. The likes of Eddie Nketiah, Emile Smith-Rowe and Takehiro Tomiyasu could be handed minutes by the Spaniard.

Tricky winger Reiss Nelson, and defensive midfield duo Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are all sidelined with hamstring injuries.

How to sign up to BT Sport

You’ll need a subscription to watch BT Sport and there are a number of options to choose from.

The first of these is the Big Sport subscription starting at £41 per month with a £39.99 upfront fee. It’s a 24-month contract that gives you access to all BT Sport channels, the BT Sport app, as well as all 11 Sky Sports channels and Eurosport 1 and 2. It also enables you to watch Sky Sports via the NOW app with instant access.

Another is the standard Sport subscription that gives you access to all BT Sport channels, the BT Sport app, and BoxNation. This 24-month contract starts a £16 per month with a £39.99 upfront fee.

BT also offer the Monthly Pass, a subscription that allows customers to sign up for a short period of time and cancel with ease. Subscribers won’t be able to watch on TV, but rather on the BT Sport app only. It gives you a month of every BT Sport channel.

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