Saturday’s clash at the Amex Stadium- sees tenth placed Arsenal, travel to sixth-placed Brighton in the Premier League.
Brighton & Hove Albion have 13 points to their name, going into this tie
Brighton come to this game on the back of a 1-1 away draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Brighton keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six matches is astonishing this season. With sixth, they currently sit 13 points in the League having won four fixtures, drawn one game, and lost one game.
Playing at home, Brighton have won two games and lost one game.
Winning this fixture will see Brighton & Hove Albion on 16 points.
A solid defensive team
It’s an easy statement to make, but to win you simply have to score more goals than your opponent. Brighton have been consistently applying this principle, whilst remaining defensively solid as a unit this season, with five goals in their previous fixtures. The number of goals that a team scores can sometimes give a misleading impression of performance. Brighton have found the net eight times (7 from open play and one penalty), but their performance at times this season has been average. This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Neal Maupay (4), Alexis MacAllister (1), and Leandro Trossard (1).
Graham Potter will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of five of his Brighton players.
Arsenal go into this meeting with nine points secured
Arsenal will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley.
Can Arsenal extend their incredible run of three wins? With nine points, they are established in tenth in the League having won three games and lost three games.
Arsenal have won one game and lost two matches of their three League matches playing away this season.
A victory for Arsenal would put them on 12 points.
Arsenal are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Mikel Arteta is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without one of his key players
Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal – Head-to-Heads.
The recent form between these two sides has seen Arsenal with a greater number of wins. In the last 10 meetings, they have enjoyed five wins, to Brighton’s three wins. Further, on the road, Arsenal are unbeaten against Brighton in three fixtures. The last time both teams met in this competition was May 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-0 away win for The Gunners- it’s a 58.14% likelihood that both sides will score once more on Saturday.
Arsenal have a favourable 40.32 percent probability of a win.