Premier League title hopefuls, Arsenal, will battle European hopefuls, Brighton, in a crunch Premier League clash on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta will be hoping to ramp up the pressure on Manchester City on the Premier League title race as they host the Seagulls at Emirates.
The Gunners saw off Newcastle with an emphatic 2-0 victory in their last game while Brighton suffered a shock 5-1 defeat to Sean Dyche’s Everton.
Arsenal are through to the Champions League next season but are keen on ending 19 years wait for the Premier League title.
With Manchester City in the form of their life and with no signs of waning soon, the Gunners need a win against Brighton to stay on in the title race.
While the Brighton game will not doom Arsenal Premier League title-chance, it will actually go a long to determine how far the London club will stay on chasing Manchester City at the top.
Arsenal have not failed to score in their last fourteen Premier League games and are expected to surmount the Brighton challenge.
However, the Seagulls will be hoping to bounce back from a 5-1 mauling by Everton. Hence, it will not be an easy fight for the Gunners at Emirates.
Roberto de Zerbi have managed only two wins in the last 7 away games but has scored in 11 successive away games.
Arsenal have been hit with a double injury blow. It has been confirmed both William Saliba and Zinchenko will not play again for the Gunners this term following injuries.
Tomiyasu and Elneny are also out for the rest of the season.
Aaron Ramsdale is expected to start at goal for the Gunners. Gabriel Jesus, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, Martin Oddegard are all expected to be in the lineup. Jorginho, Leandro Trossard, and Thomas Partey will have to wrestle for a place in the starting lineup.
Brighton are also grappling with a list of players on the sidelines with the recent on the list being Solly March who was subbed off with a thigh injury during Everton clash.
Adam Lallana and Veltman are among the list of players ruled out of the game due to injuries.
Steele will likely start in goal for the Seagulls. Gross, Marc Allister, Enciso, Ferguson, Mitoma are all expected in the starting lineup.
Arsenal probable lineup: Ramsdale; White, Kiwior, Gabriel, Tierney; Odegaard, Jorginho, Xhaka; Saka, Jesus, Martinelli
Brighton probable lineup: Steele; Gross, Dunk, Colwill, Estupinan; Caicedo, Gilmour; Enciso, Mac Allister, Mitoma; Ferguson
Both teams have a good scoring record in the Premier League this term. They are more likely to find the back of the net but Arsenal will outscore the visitors.
The match will end 3-1 in favor of Arsenal after the final whistle.