October 2nd features a match where Brighton & Hove Albion will host Arsenal in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. In their last match, Brighton & Hove Albion recorded a 2-1 win against Leicester City. Neal Maupay scored the first goal for Brighton & Hove Albion in the 35th minute on a penalty, then Danny Welbeck added another in the 50th minute on a feed from Leandro Trossard. Brighton & Hove Albion should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 17 points in their last 10 matches, while arsenal is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Burnley. Martin Ødegaard struck first for Arsenal in the 30th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Burnley couldn’t muster any offence and Arsenal ran away with the shutout win. Arsenal is looking for direction having 2 win and 3 losses in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season. Last season Arsenal won the head to head battle with 2 wins.
Arsenal is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Martin Ødegaard each only have 1 goal in their last 5. Brighton & Hove Albion’s most prolific scorer has been Neal Maupay. The French attacker has netted 3 goals over the last five matches
Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion squad will be without Dan Burn, while Mikel Arteta Amatriain’s Arsenal squad will be without Granit Xhaka.