Brighton lost their visit to Bournemouth at the weekend, while the Gunners returned to winning ways by beating Burnley at the Emirates. The game will take place at the Falmer Stadium, known also as American Express Community Stadium.
Brighton vs Arsenal Head to Head
|Last H2H games (since 2000)||Last games at Brighton||Last meeting|
|Brighton||3 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||W|
|Arsenal||1 W/ 0 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||L|
Worth mentioning : Three of the four games ended with both teams scoring and over 2,5 goals. There have not been a game with less than 2 goals scored. In the last meeting between the teams, all three goals were scored in the first half and Brighton managed to keep the scoreline till the end, keeping Arsenal’s forwards quiet.
Last game between the teams: 04.03.2018 Brighton – Arsenal 2:1; Dunk 7’, Murray 26’; Aubameyang 43’
Last game at this venue: 04.03.2018 Brighton – Arsenal 2:1; Dunk 7’, Murray 26’; Aubameyang 43’
Brighton vs Arsenal Stats
as of: 23.12.2018
|Last game||Last 10|
|Brighton||Loss||4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Arsenal||Win||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Worth mentioning: Brighton are on their worst streak since the beginning of the season having lost all of their last 3 games. Brighton were on a run of scoring in 10 consecutive games, before their weekend loss to Bournemouth. In six of Arsenal last ten outings there have been over 2,5 goals scored. It was for the first time in their season, when on Saturday’s game against Burnley they went for a half-time holding a lead. Mesut Ozil was back in the starting line up after reports of a rift between him and manager Emery.
Last game Brighton: 22.12.2018 Bournemouth – Brighton 2:0; Brooks 21’, 77’; Lewis Dunk of Brighton was sent off in 72’ for two yellow cards.
Last game Arsenal: 22.12.2018 Arsenal – Burnley 3:1; Aubameyang 14’, 48’, Iwobi 91’; Barnes 63’.
Top performers Brighton: Glenn Murray is with 8 goals so far, but he did not manage to add to his tally last time out.
Top performers Arsenal: Pier Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace in the weekend and he is now the leading goal-scorer in the entire Premier League with 12 goals. Lacazette is on 6 goals, while delivering 4 assists.
Brighton vs Arsenal News
Missing players Brighton: Izquierdo and Jahanbakhsh are doutbful for the game on Wednesday. Lewis Dunk is suspended.
Missing players Arsenal: Monreal, Mkhitaryan, Bellerin, Smith-Rowe, Mustafi, Holding, Welbeck and Mavropanos are all injured. Only Mustafi and Mavropanos have slight chance of recovering on time.
Brighton vs Arsenal Predictions
Arsenal to win & both teams to score