In-form Arsenal can make it 10 straight Premier League games unbeaten when they travel to face Brighton & Hove Albion at The American Express Community Stadium on Saturday.
Arsenal earned a 3-1 victory over West Ham United at home in their last league match to extend their unbeaten streak to nine (W8 D1 L0), leaving them atop the table on 40 points, seven points clear of Newcastle United through 15 matches.
Brighton & Hove Albion sit in seventh place on 24 points after 15 matches. Brighton also won their last Premier League match 3-1 at St. Mary’s Stadium against Southampton.
Brighton won the last Premier League meeting between the clubs, emerging victorious 2-1 at Emirates Stadium last season. Leandro Trossard struck first for the Seagulls in the 28th minute. Enock Mwepu also was on the scoresheet. Martin Ødegaard scored for the Gunners in the 89th minute.
Visitors Arsenal have been helped by Gabriel Martinelli, Ødegaard, and Bukayo Saka, who have netted six, six, and five times, respectively.
Brighton have been led by Trossard. He leads the club with seven goals, two of which have been the critical first of the match.
In their last six league matches, Brighton have won three, drawn one and lost two. Arsenal, meanwhile, have won five and drawn one in their last six.