Brighton vs Arsenal: Release Time, Date, Prediction, and Live Stream
The kick-off for the match between Brighton & Hove Albion FC and Arsenal FC (Premier League Matchday 7) has been confirmed for Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 Brighton & Hove Albion are going head to head with Arsenal starting at 16:30 UTC at American Express Community Stadium stadium, Falmer city, England. The match is a part of the Premier League. Brighton & Hove Albion played against Arsenal in 2 matches this season. Currently, Brighton & Hove Albion rank 4th, while Arsenal holds 13th position.
Arsenal is attempting to do the league double over Brighton for the first time since the 1980-81 top-flight campaign. The Gunners have won just two of the seven Premier League meetings, drawing two and losing three. Arsenal’s run of four consecutive Premier League wins is their best since a seven-match streak under Unai Emery. An Arsenal defeat would set an outright club record of eight Premier League home losses in a season.
The Gunners who began the day in ninth could finish outside the top eight for only the third time in their past 38 top fight campaigns. They have 25 points from 18 home games. Arsenal hasn’t lost their final league match of the season since 2004-05 and hasn’t won the last nine. Brighton’s nine victories this season equals their final tally from each of their top-flight campaigns since 2017. They need one point to finish with a club-record total in the Premier League, surpassing the 41 earned last year.
Brighton and Hove Albian are going head to head with Arsenal starting on 2 October. Arsenal will be without Hector Bellerin as the full-back has been ruled out with a leg injury. He sustained against Chelsea earlier this month so he may have played his last game for the club amid rumors of a possible summer move. Injury concerns are increasing in both camps.
Brighton and Hove Albion played against Arsenal in 2 matches this season. Currently, Brighton and Hove Albion rank 4th, while Arsenal holds 1st position. looking to compare the best-rated players on both teams? David Luiz remains a doubt because of an ongoing thigh injury that’s kept him out of the past four games. And second-choice goalkeeper Mat Ryan is ineligible to face his parent club.
Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard are pushing for recalls after making impacts off the bench against Crystal Palace while Granit Xhaka should return to the starting eleven after recovering from a groin injury. As for Brighton, Danny Welbeck misses the chance as the striker is out with a hamstring injury that he picked up against Manchester City.
Captain Lewis Dunk returns from suspension but striker Neal Maupay completes his three-match ban. Joel Veltman, Davy Propper, Solly March, Tariq Lemptey, and Jose remain out injured for the seagulls.
Arsenal has a surprisingly poor record against Brighton. They have won just two of their last seven meetings and lost this fixture 2-1 last season. However, the Gunners have won each of their last 11 home games on the final day of the season and come into this match in good form having won their four league games.
Probable Arsenal Starting XI: Bernd Leno, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Kieran Tierney, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Nicolas Pepe, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Probable Brighton Starting XI: Robert Sanchez, Ben White, Lewis Dunk, Adam Webster, Pascal Gross, Yves Bissouma, Adam Lallana, Dan Burn, Alexis Mac Allister, Leandro Trossard, Andi Zeqiri.
The Star Sports network (Star Sports and Star Sports Select) has the right to show Premier League matches in India. In addition to the English Broadcast on Star Sports Select, regional feeds in Bangla and Malayalam will be made available for key weekend matches on Star Sports 3 (geo-tagged for West Bengal and Kerala) and Star Sports 1 Bangla.
Matches will also be available on streaming mobile applications Disney+ Hotstar VIP and JioTV, allowing supporters to watch multiple games simultaneously and catch the replay of matches in their preferred language.