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The Gunners take on Dinamo Zagreb at Stadion Maksimir in their opening Champions League fixture.  

You can find out more about their oppenents below:

Full name: GNK Dinamo Zagreb
Manager: Zoran Mamic
Club colours: Blue shirt, blue shorts and blue socks
Nickname: The Blues

Three facts about Dinamo Zagreb:

  • Dinamo Zagreb have lost their last six meetings with English opposition, conceding 16 goals in the process.
  • Arsenal are playing in the Champions League for the 18th consecutive season, only Real Madrid (19) can boast a longer current streak. 
  • These sides have met before in the Champions League Qualifying Round in 2006/07 – Arsenal won 5-1 on aggregate including a 2-1 win at home; their first ever win at the Emirates Stadium.


Angelo Henriquez Dinamo ZagrebStar Man:
Angelo Henriquez
The ex-Manchester United forward is Alexis’ international team mate for Chile. The pint-sized striker can be a threat in the box and the Gunners will need to pay close attention to him.