Granit Xhaka got a start against Basel in the Champions League in light of Francis Coquelin’s injury and the Swiss set about impressing against his old side.

The 24-year-old completed 75 of his 84 passes on the night, making him the third top-passer across both sides. Of those, he completed 13 of his 16 final third passes, won the ball back seven times,

He won 50% of the tackles he attempted (just two), made two clearances, won his only aerial duel, and didn’t give away a single foul (although he was fouled himself three times).

Here’s a look at his pass map from the game which gives you an idea of the ground he covers with ease:

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Here are some of the best shots of Granit in action, and of him swapping shirts with his brother at the end of the game:

Basel's Swiss midfielder Renato Steffen (R) vies with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Arsenal and FC Basel at The Emirates Stadium in London on September 28, 2016. / AFP / IKIMAGES / Glyn KIRK
Basel’s Swiss midfielder Renato Steffen (R) vies with Arsenal’s Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Arsenal and FC Basel at The Emirates Stadium in London on September 28, 2016. / AFP / IKIMAGES / Glyn KIRK
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel ambrace at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel ambrace at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)8, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel speak at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel speak at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) shakes hands with his brother Basel's Albanian midfielder Taulant Xhaka after the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Arsenal and FC Basel at The Emirates Stadium in London on September 28, 2016. Arsenal won the game 2-0. / AFP / IKIMAGES / Glyn KIRK
Arsenal’s Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) shakes hands with his brother Basel’s Albanian midfielder Taulant Xhaka after the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Arsenal and FC Basel at The Emirates Stadium in London on September 28, 2016. Arsenal won the game 2-0. / AFP / IKIMAGES / Glyn KIRK
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel speak at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel speak at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel shake hands with the match officials at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 28: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal and Taulant Xhaka of Basel shake hands with the match officials at the end of the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Basel 1893 at the Emirates Stadium on September 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

In the video below, you can see Granit’s personal highlights from the game.Enjoy:

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