The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win over Chelsea in a Premier League match on Sunday, while Brighton got the better of Wolves 3-2 a day earlier.
Arsenal will begin their EFL Cup campaign with a home game against Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. While the Gunners directly enter the third round of the competition, Brighton have already had to defeat Forest Green 3-0 to make it this far. Meanwhile, the hosts are heading into the match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win over Chelsea in a Premier League match on Sunday, while Brighton got the better of Wolves 3-2 a day earlier. Both sides enter the contest on the back of some impressive form, as Mikel Arteta’s side have won each of their last three games across all competitions, while the Seagulls are on a two-game winning streak.
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— Arsenal (@Arsenal) November 8, 2022
Arsenal got the better of Chelsea courtesy of Gabriel Magalhaes’ 63rd-minute goal. It was a Cagey affair at Stamford Bridge as both sides managed to register a combined total of only three shots on target. However, Mikel Arteta’s side managed to squeeze out their 11th league-win of the campaign. Arsenal are now two points clear of second-placed Manchester City. Meanwhile, the North London side reached the semi-finals of the 2021-22 EFL Cup, where they lost 2-0 on aggregate to eventual winners Liverpool.
Brighton, on the other hand, lost to Leicester City on penalties in the round of 16 stage last term. Meanwhile the Seagulls are currently sitting at the sixth spot in the English top flight standings, having pocketed 21 points from 13 games, just five points away from Champions League spot. Two weeks ago, Brighton defeated Chelsea 4-1 before getting the better of Wolves on Saturday. Against Wolves, Adam Lallana and Karou Mitoma struck for Brighton either side of Goncalo Guedes and Ruben Neves’ efforts, before Pascal Gross struck an 83rd-minute winner.
Arsenal probable starting lineup: Turner, Cedric, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney, Elneny, Lokonga, Marquinhos, Vieira, Nelson, Nketiah
Brighton probable starting lineup: Steele, Veltman, Dunk, Colwill, Lamptey, Caicedo, Gilmour, Mitoma, March, Wilbeck, Trossard
|FC Zurich||1-0 (W)|
|Nottingham Forest||5-0 (W)|
|PSV Eindhoven||2-0 (L)|
Brighton & Hove Albion
|Manchester City||3-1 (L)|
|Nottingham Forest||0-0 (D)|
|Last 5 match results|
|Arsenal 1-2 Brighton|
|Brighton 0-0 Arsenal|
|Arsenal 2-0 Brighton|
|Brighton 2-1 Arsenal|
|Arsenal 1-2 Brighton|
The EFL Cup match between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion will take place at Emirates Stadium on Thursday at 12:15 am IST.
|Arsenal vs Brighton||Key details|
|Date||November 9 (UK)|
|Kickoff time in UK||7:45 pm (Wednesday)|
|Kickoff time in India||12:15 am (Thursday)|
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