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90' + 5' FULL-TIME: ARSENAL 1-2 BRIGHTON


87' BIG SAVE! Martinelli steers Tierney's cross towards the bottom corner, but Brighton goalkeeper Ryan dives down to his left to scoop the ball clear. That could well be Arsenal's last big chance of the match.
85' Bellerin's cross from the right is far too close to Ryan, who comfortably gathers at his near post. The Arsenal full-back claims he was fouled but the referee disagrees.
80' GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!!! ARSENAL 1-2 BRIGHTON!! Maupay regains the lead for Brighton with 10 minutes to play at the Emirates Stadium! Mooy sends in a cross from the left and Maupay does brilliantly to guide it away from Leno into the far corner. What a huge win this could be for Brighton!






76' Brighton boss Potter makes his first change of the contest by bringing on Montoya for Connolly.
74' Arsenal have not offered as much of an attacking threat since David Luiz's goal was ruled out by VAR. They have a little over 15 minutes to find a winner, but it is hard to see where it is going to come from on the basis of the last five minutes.


65' GOAL DISALLOWED! David Luiz thinks he has given Arsenal the lead but VAR rules it out for offside. The centre-back watched Ozil's free-kick all the way and volleyed it past Ryan, but replays show he was clearly offside.


63' Burn fouls Pepe, who has performed well since being introduced, and Arsenal will have a chance to send in a free-kick from 30 yards. 
59' Gross carries the ball forward and plays it to the feet of Mooy on the left. The central midfielder cuts inside and decides to have a go at goal, his shot deflecting behind for a corner.
57' Arsenal are really going for it in this second half, with both full-backs pushing high up the pitch. They look good value for a second goal at the moment, but they are also leaving themselves open at the back.
56' Arsenal are really going for it in this second half, with both full-backs pushing high up the pitch. They look good value for a second goal at the moment, but they are also leaving themselves open at the back.
54' Connolly, who has been very lively today, breaks through but is unable to pick out Maupay - not for the first time. Up the other end, Bellerin's cross is crying out for a touch but nobody in red can turn it home.
52' All five of Lacazette's Premier League goals have been scored at the Emirates this season - only Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has scored more with 100 per cent of them coming at home this term (6).

50' GOOOOOOAAAALLLL!!!! ARSENAL 1-1 BRIGHTON!! Arsenal's fast start to the second half pays off as they draw themselves level! Lacazette flicks on a corner and it loops over Ryan into the far corner.





46' Ljungberg had made a change at the interval, with Pepe replacing Willock.

45' + 2' HALF-TIME: ARSENAL 0-1 BRIGHTON


45' Aubameyang's cross causes some panic in the Brighton box. Lacazette throws himself to the floor under slight contact from Dunk, but the referee tells him to get back to his feet. 
44' Connolly has what appears to be a simple pass to strike partner Maupay alongside him, but he is unable to pick out his team-mate and David Luiz gets a toe to it to concede a corner, which comes to nothing.
40' HUGE CHANCE! Aubameyang turns Burn inside out down the Brighton left and floats the ball into the six-yard box, where Willock is waiting to meet it. He heads the ball down and Ryan makes a save with his legs - either side of the keeper and it would have been 1-1.

36' GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!!! ARSENAL 0-1 BRIGHTON!! The visitors take what can only be described as a deserved lead at the Emirates Stadium! Brighton win another corner and Burn heads it down to Connolly, who is unable to make clean contact with his shot after chesting it down. But Webster is there to smash home the loose ball for the game's opening goal.


27' The ball drops to the feet of Lacazette and he spots Aubameyang alongside him in a better position. The Gabon international gets his shot all wrong, though, dragging it wide of the target.
25' CLOSE! Brighton are the side on top at the moment. Webster heads a corner into the ground and Leno comfortably gathers. From the next attack, Maupay controls the ball at the back post and sends a shot inches wide, with Connolly unable to turn it in at full stretch.
23' A few Brighton players put their name forward to take the free-kick, which is right outside the Arsenal box. In the end it is Gross who takes it on, sending his effort straight into the wall.
21' The VAR check is over and referee Graham Scott's initial decision will stand - Bellerin made contact just outside the box, so it is just a free-kick.

20' Bellerin is cautioned for pulling back on Connolly on the edge of the Arsenal box. In fact, it may even have been just inside - VAR will have a look at this for a possible penalty.


19' Arsenal turn over possession deep inside their own half and play the ball forward. Ozil gets in behind and cuts the ball back for Lacazette, only for the offside flag to go up - Ozil was clearly off.
18' Brighton have seen a lot more of the ball over the last few minutes, with Mooy looking to control the tempo of the match. Arsenal started in a positive manner but have not really found their stride just yet, though there is plenty of time to find a breakthrough.
16' Arsenal have only failed to score in two of their last 59 home Premier League matches, with both games coming against Manchester City (3-0 March 2018, 2-0 August 2018).
14' Ozil and Lacazette exchange passes in and around the Brighton box. The latter gets a shot in at the end of the move but is clearly offside, though credit must go to Ryan for making the save.
12' SAVE! The ball drops for David Luiz to strike from just outside the box, but his shot is hit right at Ryan. Lacazette tries to get on the end of the follow-up but is flagged for offside.
11' Another cross comes into the box and Lacazette flicks it on. The France international feels he was pushed in the back by Gross, but the referee does not agree.

6' Arsenal have played some positive football in the early stages, with Xhaka key to it. Aubameyang and Bellerin get involved in this latest attack, which culminates in Ozil's flick deflecting behind for a corner.
4' Xhaka finds Kolasinac with a nice ball down the left and Arsenal have five players powering forward. The move soon breaks down, but that is a sign of how the hosts are going to approach this game - all-out attack.
2' A nervy moment for Arsenal inside the opening minute! David Luiz and Leno leave the ball for one another and Connolly nearly pounces, but Leno just about gets to it first.
1' KICK-OFF! Arsenal, who can potentially move up to sixth place in the Premier League with victory today, get us up and running!






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