Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion (1-1)

Arsenal was command 1-1 reception by Brighton and Hove Albion within the Premier League, the game severely denting their top-four hopes and confirming Chelsea’s Champions League come back.

The Blues emotional up to 3rd place within the table with a home win against Watford and their fellow Galilean satellite League semi-finalists were unable to reply at Emirates construction in a while Sunday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Unai Emery’s men associate degree early lead from the penalty spot. However, Brighton – whose survival was rubbed-stamped by capital City’s relegation on Sabbatum – battled back to say a merited draw.

Tottenham and Arsenal can currently fight Glenn Murray reborn another penalty and also the battle for the last Champions League place on the final day of the season; tho’ fourth-placed Spurs have a three-point cushion and a significant advantage over their north London rivals on goal distinction.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s 20-yard drive hit the foot of the post as Arsenal started well, with the Gunners taking the lead within the ninth minute from the penalty spot.

Nacho Monreal went down beneath Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s clumsy challenge, and Aubameyang sent Mat Ryan the incorrect manner for his twentieth Premier League goal of the season.

After sustained Brighton pressure – light-emitting diode by Yves Bissouma’s persistence – the Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno claimed Murray’s header whereas screenwriter Torreira rifled wide at the opposite finish.

Solly March injured Leno’s palms when Granit Xhaka tripped the restart and also the guest’s role player level on the hour from the penalty spot after the Brighton athlete.

Murray nervelessly reborn, beating Leno to get his initial Premier League goal since March, with Aubameyang missing a fantastic likelihood to revive Arsenal’s lead within the 74th minute.

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Goals Arsenal

9′ Arsenal P. Aubameyang (pen.)


Goals Brighton & Hove Albion

61′ Brighton & Hove Albion G. Murray (pen.)


Arsenal Lineups

19 Bernd Leno
12 Stephan Lichtsteiner
20 Shkodran Mustafi
5 Sokratis
18 Nacho Monreal
11 Lucas Torreira
34 Granit Xhaka
7 Henrikh Mkhitaryan
10 Mesut Özil
9 Alexandre Lacazette
14 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Brighton & Hove Albion Lineups

1 Mathew Ryan
2 Bruno Saltor
4 Shane Duffy
5 Lewis Dunk
30 Bernardo
16 Alireza Jahanbakhsh
13 Pascal Groß
6 Dale Stephens
8 Yves Bissouma
20 Solly March
17 Glenn Murray


Arsenal – Brighton & Hove Albion Match Statistics


Brighton & Hove Albion

20 Shots Total 11
8 Shots on goal 5
5 Shots off goal 4
7 Shots blocked 2
13 Shots inside box 8
7 Shots outside box 3
9 Fouls 14
16 Corners 3
2 Offsides 4
4 Saves 6
70% Possession Time 30%
563 Passes Total 235
488 Accurate Passes 172
87% Accurate Passes% 73%
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