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Jon Wilde 04 Dec 2019
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Arsenal vs Brighton Score Prediction

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Arsenal vs Brighton Match Info

Date: Thursday December 5 2019
Kick-off time: 8.15pm GMT
Venue: Emirates Stadium
Referee: Graham Scott

Arsenal vs Brighton Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

May 5 2019: Arsenal 1-1 Brighton
December 26 2018: Brighton 1-1 Arsenal

March 4 2018: Brighton 2-1 Arsenal
October 1 2017: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton

Total head-to-head league matches played: 12
Arsenal wins: 6
Brighton wins: 3
Draws: 3

Arsenal vs Brighton Stats

  • Both teams have scored in seven of the last eight matches between these clubs
  • Brighton have never won in eight attempts away to Arsenal
  • Arsenal have drawn six of their last eight games and lost the other two
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in the first half on all of his three appearances for Arsenal against Brighton

Arsenal vs Brighton Match Preview

Freddie Ljungberg takes charge of his first Arsenal home match knowing that if their eight-game winless run continues, it will seriously harm his chances of becoming the permanent manager.

The Swede failed to stop the rot with a sixth draw in eight games at Norwich on Sunday, visibly frustrated at the final whistle after his decision to restore Shkodran Mustafi to the Premier League starting line-up did not pay off in a 2-2 stalemate – while £72million signing Nicolas Pepe again remained on the bench.

Even with Unai Emery having now exited, there is still a lack of clarity about the Gunners’ direction and Ljungberg needs victories quickly if he is to prevent the board from moving for a Brendan Rodgers, Max Allegri or Mikel Arteta to steer the club onto a new course.

It will not be easy against Brighton, whom Arsenal have not beaten in their last three meetings and at least have guaranteed themselves some stability by pinning down their manager Graham Potter on a staggering new six-year contract only months after his arrival.

This completes a tough run of fixtures for the Seagulls, who have dropped down the table after three straight defeats, although they had a real go against 10-man runaway leaders Liverpool on Saturday before losing narrowly.

With Arsenal on the ropes if not in disarray, Brighton are entitled to fancy their chances here and may just speed up their opponents’ managerial decision process by holding them to yet another agonising draw.

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Arsenal vs Brighton Betting Tips

Draw @ 10/3 with bet365
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang first goalscorer @ 3/1 with Unibet

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    Arsenal vs Brighton Match Info Date: Thursday December 5 2019 Kick-off time: 8.15pm GMT Venue: Emirates Stadium Referee: Graham Scott Arsenal vs Brighton Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches May 5 2019: Arsenal 1-1 Brighton December 26 2018: Brighton 1-1 Arsenal March 4 2018: Brighton 2-1 Arsenal October 1 2017: Arsenal 2-0 Brighton Total head-to-head league…