By David Woods

18th Jun, 2018 | 6:40am

Arsenal fans react to Stephan Lichtsteiner display v Brazil

Veteran defender Stephan Lichtsteiner helped keep Brazil at bay in Switzerland’s opening game in the World Cup in Russia, and Arsenal fans have flocked onto Twitter to react.

The score ended up 1-1 after a stunning first-half strike from Philippe Coutinho was cancelled out by Steven Zuber’s header from a corner in the 50th minute.

Right-back Lichtsteiner is joining Arsenal on a free transfer on July 1 from Juventus and for a lot of Gunners fans this was their first chance to see what they were getting.

And most Arsenal fans were very happy, with one fan saying that when he emptied his pockets he’d find Neymar in there.

Another said that he would be pushing Hector Bellerin hard for a starting place in Unai Emery’s team.

One thing is certain, if he doesn’t make the starting XI, he’ll provide brilliant back-up and his experience will be invaluable – last night’s game was his 101st cap for his country.

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