Premier League In Focus – Arsenal vs Brighton Preview

When? Sunday 1st October, 12:00 (UK)

Where? Emirates Stadium

What channel is it on? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

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Brighton – Sold out

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Arsenal W4, Brighton W1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: n/a
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Arsenal W11, Brighton W2, D2

The last three meetings between these two clubs have all been in the FA Cup, with Arsenal winning all three of them.

Brighton have not beaten Arsenal since September 1982 when they won 1-0 at the Goldstone Ground.

Arsenal have kept three Premier League clean sheets in a row while picking up seven points in the process.

Brighton have picked up just a solitary point away from home this season. That came in their 0-0 draw with Watford in August.

Alexandre Lacazette is Arsenal’s top scorer in the Premier League with four goals to his name - he currently finds the net once every 105 minutes.

Arsenal have conceded eight Premier League goals with 50% of them coming at the hands of Liverpool. 37.5% of their goals conceded have come at home and they were all from Leicester on the opening night of the season.

The Gunners have found the net on nine separate occasions and are averaging 1.5 goals per game in the Premier League.

Pascal Gross and Tomer Hemed are the only players to have scored Premier League goals for Brighton this season.

All of Brighton’s Premier League goals have been scored at The AMEX.

Arsenal are yet to score a Premier League goal this season between minutes 30-45 and 60-75; they either score early or late in either half.

Brighton have not won away from home since April 14th when they beat Wolves 2-0 at Molineux to edge them closer to promotion from the EFL Championship.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time the two teams met was back in 2015 when Arsenal visited the South Coast for an FA Cup clash. Brighton pushed the Gunners close but it was Arsene Wenger’s men who edged this five-goal thriller.