Brighton v Arsenal: Premier League – live

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Arsenal’s relationship with Brighton & Hove Albion is stranger than you might think for clubs of their relative size. The Gunners (est 1886) have won 31 major trophies in their time; Brighton (est 1901) are still stuck on nil. But over the years, their head-to-head in the league is surprisingly close: Arsenal are on ten wins, Brighton not too far behind on seven.

There’s no point looking to recent form for pointers either. Arsenal may have beaten Brighton 2-0 at the Emirates in December, but the Seagulls won on their previous three visits to N5. Conversely, Arsenal stuffed Brighton at the Amex 4-2 last season, and are on a three-game unbeaten run down Falmer way. So with Mikel Arteta’s men after the title, and Roberto De Zerbi’s folk chasing another European dream, the manner of tonight’s events are anyone’s guess. Kick-off is at 5.30pm. It’s on!

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