Arsenal have not won either of their Premier League visits to the Amex, drawing 1-1 in December 2018 and losing 2-1 in March of that year.

Brighton also won 2-1 at Arsenal earlier this season, but they have not won a game in 2020 in any competition. Graham Potter’s side drew six and lost three of their previous nine.

BRIGHTON TEAM NEWS

Team to play Arsenal: Ryan, Schelotto, Webster, Dunk, Burn, Bissouma, Propper, Mooy, Gross, Maupay, Trossard.

Subs: Button, Montoya, Lamptey, Duffy, Stephens, Mac Allister, March, Murray, Connolly.


ARSENAL TEAM NEWS

Team to play Brighton: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Kolasinac, Pepe, Ceballos, Guendouzi, Saka, Aubameyang, Lacazette.

Subs: Martinez, Maitland-Niles, Medley, Tierney, Willock, Nelson, Ozil, Nketiah, Martinelli.

We’re starting with a minute’s silence to remember those affected by the horrible affects of the coronavirus pandemic.

1 min

Lacazette gets the game started.

2 min

Aubameyang goes for an acrobatic effort which is blocked at close-range.

3 min

Brighton look to make their own early impact and win the first corner of the game.

6 min

Aubameyang has space to shoot from 25 yards but fires a couple of yards wide of the left post.

10 min

Lacazette shoots from a closing angle and Dunk’s flying form saves Ryan’s goal.

15 min

Ceballos’ delivery is into a decent area but well cleared by Burn, who nods away to safety.

18 min

Saka has the ball on the left corner of the box but Webster sends him crashing down inside the area with a great sliding challenge.

23 min

Mooy wins another corner for the hosts – their fourth of the afternoon.

31 min

Alexandre Lacazette’s header was the first shot on target of the match by either side.

36 min

Leno is down on the edge of his box after appearing to be fouled by Mooy as he grabbed the ball ahead of him. 

40 min

Martinez comes on for a first Premier League appearance since April 2017.

45 min

5 minutes added on..

HT: BRIGHTON 0-0 ARSENAL


46 min

The yellow-carded Mooy is off, and March replaces him.

51 min

Saka thinks he wins a corner off Ryan before the flag goes up for a marginal offside.

59 min

Aubameyang’s quick feet leave Bissouma in a twist and he brings down the Arsenal forward 25 yards out, left of centre. He’s back up to take the free-kick..

65 min

Bissouma brings the ball forward and feeds Maupay turns inside and out before Mustafi’s deflection takes the ball behind.

GOAL! BRIGHTON 0-1 ARSENAL (Pepe 68)

71 min

Schelotto and Gross make way for Aaron Connolly and Marvin Montoya.

GOAL! BRIGHTON 1-1 ARSENAL (Dunk 75)

87 min

Nelson, Willock and Tierney for Pepe, Ceballos and Saka. For Brighton, Stephens replaces Trossard as Graham Potter looks to see out the result. 

90 min

Three minutes added on.

90 + 2 min

Mac Allister will get a couple of seconds to run around, with Bissouma heading to the bench.

90 + 5min

GOAL! BRIGHTON 2-1 ARSENAL (Maupay 90+5)

FT: BRIGHTON 2-1 ARSENAL

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