Arsenal FC Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton & Hove Albion



Ready for match two of the Fred Ljunberg era at Arsenal FC? This will be the home debut for the Gunners caretaker manager. Or are you already looking ahead to the future, and focusing on who the new permanent boss will be at the north London side? Here is is a link to some of the leading candidates.

In the short term, Arsenal will face Brighton & Hove Albion, in a Thursday night Premier League fixture. This contest will mark just the 20th meeting between the two clubs, and Arsenal have won 12 of them. Brighton have just three victories, and the two teams have split the points on five occasions.

brighton and hove albion

That all said, let’s take a look at what Ljunberg may do with his starting XI in this one; most likely a diamond formation.

Arsenal FC starting XI Prediction vs Brighton & Hove Albion


Aubameyang       Ozil       Willock

Torreira         Xhaka

Tierney    Luiz     Mustafi    Bellerin


Arsenal FC vs Brighton & Hove Albion FYIs

Kickoff: Thursday Dec. 5, 8:15 PM, Emirates Stadium

List of Arsenal managerial candidates: go to this link

Team news for both sides: go to this link

Google Result Probability: Arsenal FC 60%, Draw 23%, Brighton & Hove Albion 17%

Form Guide: Brighton & Hove Albion- LLLWW  Arsenal- DDLDD

Prediction: Arsenal 3, Brighton 3

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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