Brighton vs Arsenal (29/12/2020)

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Brighton vs Arsenal (29/12/2020)

Brighton F.C.

Graham Potter

First Eleven
26 Robert Sanchez
04 Adam Webster
05 Lewis Dunk  
33 Dan Burn
08 Yves Bissouma
24 Davy Pröpper  
30 Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Ju
34 Joël Veltman
10 Alexis Mac Allister  
13 Pascal Groß
16 Alireza Jahanbakhsh  
23 Jason Steele
44 Aaron Connolly
28 Ben White
20 Solomon March  
49 Jayson Molumby
9 Neal Maupay  
11 Leandro Trossard  
18 Danny Welbeck

Amex Stadium

End of Match
66' Alexandre Lacazette
F-T Brighton 0-1 Arsenal
90+4' Corner, Brighton and Hove Albion. Conceded by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
90+2' Lacazette is taken out brutally by Yves Bissouma by the corner flag while trying to take time off the clock.
89' Ainsley Maitland-Niles replaces Emile Smith Rowe.
88' Attempt blocked.
Pascal Groß left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
86' March charges in at the back post in an attempt to get on the end of a cross. However, he catches Xhaka and is rightly penalised.
83' Veltman is found with a brilliant diagonal ball. The Dutch midfielder has the opportunity to put in a telling cross but gets it all wrong, slicing it behind for a goal-kick.
82' Aubameyang is released on the left by Lacazette. The forward has time to pick out a team-mate but misjudges his cross to Smith Rowe and Brighton come away with the ball.
81' Dani Ceballos replaces Bukayo Saka because of an injury.
79' Foul by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Joël Veltman wins a free kick in the defensive half.
75' Leandro Trossard replaces Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
68' Solly March replaces Davy Pröpper.
67' Neal Maupay replaces Alexis Mac Allister.
66' Goal!
Brighton 0-1 Arsenal.
Alexandre Lacazette right footed shot from the centre of the box.
66' Alexandre Lacazette replaces Gabriel Martinelli.
65' Yellow Card to Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
61' Foul by Alexis Mac Allister.
Pablo Marí wins a free kick in the defensive half.
59' Yellow card to Lewis Dunk.
58' Foul by Bernardo.
Bukayo Saka wins a free kick in the defensive half.
54' Attempt missed.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.
52' Attempt missed.
Gabriel Martinelli right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.
51' WHAT A SAVE! Sanchez pulls off an amazing stop after a great counter attack from Arsenal. Bukayo Saka crosses to Aubameyang who simply cannot miss, but the goalkeeper's knee comes to the rescue for Brighton.
46' Attempt missed.
Bernardo header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
46' Second Half begins..
H-T Brighton 0-0 Arsenal
45' Brighton 0-0 Arsenal
43' Tierney, Xhaka and Smith Rowe link up well on the left before the Scotsman gets the better of Veltman again and dinks a ball into the box. However, it's too close to Sanchez who reacts well to gather.
41' Burn surges forward for the home side. He picks out Gross on his left before the German passes it back for the defender to cross. However, the ball in is overhit and Leno catches easily.
37' Attempt blocked.
Davy Pröpper left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
36' Attempt missed.
Alexis Mac Allister right footed shot from outside the box.
32' Jahanbakhsh brings down a long ball well and lays it off for Mac Allister.
30' Foul by Dan Burn.
Bukayo Saka wins a free kick on the right wing.
28' Smith Rowe steps over it and Xhaka attempts to find the near post. It's a good strike but a few yards too high to trouble Sanchez.
26' Foul by Alexis Mac Allister.
Bukayo Saka wins a free kick on the right wing.
22' Smith Rowe brings down Veltman and Brighton have a chance to get the ball into the box. Gross is over it but his delivery from the right barely reaches the first man and the chance is gone.
19' Foul by Davy Pröpper.
Granit Xhaka wins a free kick in the defensive half.
16' Attempt missed.
Dan Burn header from the centre of the box following a corner.
14' Arsenal attack with purpose for the first time. Tierney ghosts past Veltman before firing a ball into the middle.
Dunk defends well to concede a corner.
13' Bernardo covers well as Bellerin and Saka attempt a one-two on the right flank. It's all very tentative so far.
11' Attempt missed.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh right footed shot from the centre of the box.
9' Brighton are pressing Arsenal as they pass it around at the back but it's clear they have more than an eye on ensuring they don't leave too much space in behind them.
6' Dan Burn tries a long pass to Bernardo for Brighton but Bernd Leno is quick to respond with a headed clearance around 30 metres from his goal line.
5' Martinelli finds Saka with a brilliant first-time flick. The youngster has space and attempts to pick out Aubameyang but Sanchez is out alertly to gather.
3' Arsenal enjoy the first minutes of possession.
1' First Half begins..
Arsenal Starting XI To Face Brighton & Hove Albion: Leno; Bellerín, Holding, Mari, Tierney; Xhaka, Elneny; Saka, Smith Rowe, Martinelli; Aubameyang.


Mikel Arteta

First Eleven
19 Bernd Leno
24 Héctor Bellerín
16 Rob Holding
22 Pablo Marí
87 Bukayo Saka  
35 Mohamed Elneny
55 Emile Smith Rowe  
29 Granit Xhaka
35 Gabriel Martinelli  
14 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
03 Kieran Tierney
13 Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson
20 Shkodran Mustafi
55 Ainsley Maitland-Niles  
69 Joseph Willock
9 Alexandre Lacazette   
62 Edward Nketiah
19 Nicolas Pépé
8 Dani Ceballos  
17 Cédric Soares