AC Milan suffered a shock 2-1 Europa League defeat against Real Betis at the San Siro on Thursday, while Arsenal was unstoppable again as it remained perfect in the competition.

Zurich, Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb also picked up their third victories in as many group-stage games to move a step closer to reaching the knockout stage.

Arsenal players greet their fans after their 1-0 win in the Europa League group E soccer match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Here’s a look at the action:

Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi points at teammate Danny Welbeck after he scored his side’s first goal during the Europa League group E soccer match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

MILAN FRUSTRATION

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, right, congratulates teammate Danny Welbeck who scored his side’s first goal during the Europa League group E soccer match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Led up front by Gonzalo Higuain, seven-time European champion Milan looked hungry in the opening stages. But Betis was also dangerous in attack and Toni Sanabria’s close-range effort put the Spanish team 1-0 up after half an hour.

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his side’s first goal during the Europa League group E soccer match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Higuain wasted a good chance in a one-on-one with Pau Lopez late in the first half. The Argentina forward argued that he was brought down as he rounded the Betis goalkeeper, but the referee was unimpressed and showed him a yellow card.

Giovani Lo Celso fired a left-foot shot from long range in the 55th minute to make it 2-0 before substitute Patrick Cutrone pulled one back for Milan seven minutes from time.

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his side’s first goal during the Europa League group E soccer match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Milan’s Samuel Castillejo, who hit the post earlier, was sent off for a rough tackle in injury time.

AC Milan’s Samuel Castillejo is tackled by Betis’ Marc Bartra, right, during the Europa League, Group F soccer match between AC Milan and Betis, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Betis tops Group F with seven points, one ahead of Milan. Olympiacos follows on four after a 2-0 victory at Dudelange.

Betis goalkeeper Pau Lopez celebrates his side’s 2-1 win at the end of the Europa League, Group F soccer match between AC Milan and Betis, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

11th WIN FOR ARSENAL

AC Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain reacts during the Europa League, Group F soccer match between AC Milan and Betis, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Coach Unai Emery made six changes to his starting line-up against Sporting but the story remained the same as Arsenal extended its winning streak in all competitions to 11.

AC Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain reacts during the Europa League, Group F soccer match between AC Milan and Betis, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Welbeck led the attack and it was the England international who scored the winner 13 minutes from time as the London club won away against a Portuguese opponent for the first time at the seventh attempt.

Arsenal has a maximum nine points in Group E, three ahead of Sporting. Vorskla Poltava won 1-0 at Qarabag to move up to third with three points.

AC Milan’s Gonzalo Higuain reacts during the Europa League, Group F soccer match between AC Milan and Betis, at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

OTHER GROUPS

Salzburg’s Alexander Walke after the Europa League group L soccer match between FC Salzburg and Rosenborg in the Arena in Salzburg, Austria, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Salzburg won 3-0.(AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

Salzburg controls Group B with nine points from three matches after a 3-0 victory at home to Rosenborg.

Rosenborg’s Mike Jensen during the Europa League group L soccer match between FC Salzburg and Rosenborg in the Arena in Salzburg, Austria, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

Munas Dabbur scored twice, once from the penalty spot, and Hannes Wolf also netted. Leipzig is second on six points after a 2-0 win over Celtic (3). Rosenborg has zero points.

Zurich’s Toni Domgjoni, left, celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during a Europa League group A soccer match between Switzerland’s FC Zurich and Germany’s Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Zagreb came from a goal down to beat Slovak side Spartak Trnava 2-1 in Group D.

Leverkusen’s Kevin Volland celebrates scoring his side’s first goal during a Europa League group A soccer match between Switzerland’s FC Zurich and Germany’s Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

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Source: The Associated Press

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