[Teams] Arsenal vs Brighton: Confirmed Line-Ups From The Emirates

By on December 5, 2019

Joe Willock Arsenal

Freddie Ljungberg takes charge of his first home game as interim Arsenal manager when Brighton arrive at the Emirates this evening. 

The Swede has made three changes from the side that drew at Norwich City with Hector Bellerin recalled at right-back meaning Calum Chambers drops to the bench. Sokratis also comes back into the starting eleven with Shkodran Mustafi making way while David Luiz keeps his place in the back four.


Sead Kolasinac is also preferred ahead of Kieran Tierney at left-back once again while Lucas Torreira comes in for Matteo Guendouzi in midfield meaning Granit Xhaka and Joe Willock keep their places.

Nicolas Pepe has to settle for a place on the bench yet again as Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette join Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the Arsenal attack. Gabriel Martinelli and Reiss Nelson are named among the substitutes but there is no place for Bukayo Saka in the matchday squad.

Here are the confirmed line-ups


Leno, Bellerin, David Luiz, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Torreira, Xhaka, Willock, Ozil, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Subs: Tierney, Pepe, Chambers, Nelson, Martinez, Guendouzi, Martinelli


Ryan, Alzate, Dunk, Webster, Burn, Stephens, Propper, Gross, Mooy, Maupay, Connolly

Subs: Button, Duffy, Bernardo, Montoya, Bissouma, Trossard, Murray


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