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Arsenal vs Brighton: Preview, team news, key facts and predicted lineup

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Arsenal will be hoping to get their top-four hopes back on track as they face Brighton & Hove Albion in the game week 32 of the Premier League on Saturday.

Arsenal come into the game after a 3-0 loss against Crystal Palace. But the club still looks like favorites to end in the 4th league position at the end of the season. The club are currently 5th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 54 points from 29 league games so far this term.

Arsenal Premier League form: W W W L W L

While Brighton and Hove Albion ended their run of successive league defeats with a 0-0 draw against Norwich City. The club are currently 13th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 34 points from 30 league games so far this term.

Brighton & Hove Albion Premier League form: L L L L D

Mikel Arteta will be hoping that his side can get back to winning ways and return to the top four in the league table. While Graham Potter will be hoping that his side can cause an upset and help his side achieve their best-ever finish in the Premier League at the end of the season.

Key facts

  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last three league games against Brighton.
  • The reverse fixture in the league ended 0-0 earlier this season.
  • The Seagulls have drawn nine of their last 13 league games in London.
  • The seagulls are currently on a six-match winless run in the league.

Team news

-Kieran Tierney is set to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury and will undergo surgery in the upcoming days. Takehiro Tomiyasu is also set to miss out on the clash due to injury. Thomas Partey also picked up an injury in the 3-0 loss against Crystal Palace and is ruled out of the Brighton clash. Albert Sambi Lokonga will be looking to start as a midfielder in Partey’s absence.

—–J—akub Moder picked up an ACL injury and looks set to miss the rest of the season. Adam Webster is also a major doubt for the clash due to a groin injury. Moises Caicedo can return to the team after his injury setback. Yves Bissouma will also be hoping to return to the starting lineup after missing out last time around.

Predicted lineup

Arsenal predicted lineup:

Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Xhaka, Lokonga; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Lacazette

Brighton predicted lineup:

Sanchez; Veltman, Dunk, Cucurella; Lamptey, Bissouma, Gross, March; Mac Allister; Trossard, Maupay

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