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Brighton & Hove Albion V Arsenal - As it happened.

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Official lineups for the Premier League fixture between Brighton and Arsenal. BeSoccer

Brighton & Hove Albion V Arsenal - As it happened.

Patrick Power by Patrick Power @rfutbol - 0 +12k

Join us for live updates of the Premier League clash between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the Amex Stadium.

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Full-time and Brighton hold on for a huge three points. A brilliant start from the hosts gave them a two-goal lead thanks to Dunk and Murray. Aubameyang reduced arrears but the Gunners were unable to find an equaliser in the second half.
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Aubameyang with a snap shot but it is straight into Ryan's midriff.
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7 added minutes.
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The ball falls to Wilshere on the edge of the area and he scuffs his effort wide.
87'
Kayal replaces Gross.
83'
Murray has the ball in the net, but Izquierdo has rightfully be flagged offside in the lead-up to the striker scoring.
83'
Bellerin and youngster Nketiah on for Arsenal.
81'
Brighton defence hold firm and their trying to run down the clock with everything. Expect plenty of stoppage time.
78'
Murray goes in the book for a tackle on Wilshere.
77'
March on for Knockaert.
75'
Welbeck replaces Iwobi.
71'
zquierdo goes on a brilliant solo run down the left flank, before the winger cuts back inside and fires a low shot inches past Cech's right-hand post.
69'
Schelotto replaced by Bruno.
68'
Schelotto looks to be coming off due to the impact.
66'
Kolasinac and Schelotto clash and Brighton want a yellow for the Arsenal man. The left-back has already been booked.
64'
Schelotto cautioned for hacking down Iwobi.
63'
Ozil's cross from the left is almost met by Aubameyang.
62'
For the first time this afternoon, all the action is taking place in Brighton's defensive third and Ryan has been tested.
60'
Stephens gets booked for hacking down Wilshere.
58'
Ozil and Aubameyang link up well and the German's shot from 25 yards is pushed away by Ryan.
55'
Schelotto's cross is palmed over the bar by Cech. Brighton could kill this on the break.
54'
Xhaka gets booked for a late tackle on Bong near the left-hand touchline.
49'
Mkhitaryan tests Ryan with a low drive that is straight at the Australian.
48'
Not a bad start from Arsenal as they look to recover this two-goal deficit.
46'
Arsenal get us back underway!
45'
That's half-time and Brighton lead. Arsenal could have equalised late on but at least they are still in it after a woeful first 30 minutes from Wenger's men. Dunk and Murray scored for the hosts, and Aubameyang reduced the deficit.
45'
Off the post! Koscielny almost equalises with a header onto the post.
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2 minutes added on.
43'
Goal! Aubameyang! Xhaka has the ball in the area but instead of going for goal he chooses to roll it into the path of Aubameyang who taps home from six yards.
40'
Huge chance for a third! Arsenal defenders don't pick up on Izquierdo's run from the set piece and his low shot is just about deflected for a corner by Cech. Izquierdo was flagged offside but the replays shows otherwise.
40'
Wilshere goes in the book for a lunge on Knockaert.
38'
A rare surge forward from Mkhitaryan whose shot from a tight angle is palmed away for a corner.
36'
Arsenal players, walking on the pitch and gifting the ball away. They don't seem interested.
32'
Murray volleys towards goal but it's tame and straight at Cech.
28'
Kolasinac picks up the first booking of the game for talking back to the referee.
26'
Goal! Murray! It had been coming. Gross with a fabulous cross and Murray heads down. Poor from Cech as the ball just rolls under his arm.
23'
From the left-wing corner, Duffy again rises higher than anyone, only to place his header just over the bar.
20'
Iwobi is dispossessed in his own third and Gross breaks into the box. His back-heel pass finds Knockaert but Cech denies the winger with a smart save.
18'
The corner is whipped in and Dunk heads over the bar.
13'
Arsenal are looking for a spell of possession but they look slow and predictable. The hosts look threatening on the break.
10'
Gross lets fly from 20 yards and Cech gets down to parry away for a corner.
7'
Goal! Brighton take the lead! It's woeful defending of a corner as Cech comes out to punch but Duffy heads back for Dunk to power into the net from close range.

6'
Schelotto finds space down the right and his cross for Izquierdo is deflected behind by Mustafi.
5'
Mkhitaryan's cross is cleared by Dunk, who almost diverted it into his own net.
4'
Mesut Ozil cuts onto his left foot and sends his effort curling over the bar.
2'
Arsenal on the front foot and trying to dominate early on. The Brighton defence are untroubled.
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Here we go! The hosts get the ball rolling at a rocking Amex!
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Both sets of players shake hands. Not long before they get us underway!
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The players emerge from the tunnel. It's chilly and overcast in the south coast.
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Arsenal: Cech, Chambers, Koscielny, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Ozil, Wilshere, Xhaka, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang Subs: Ospina, Holding, Welbeck, Bellerin, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Nketiah
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Brighton: Ryan, Bong, Dunk, Duffy, Schelotto, Knockaert, Stephens, Propper, Izquierdo, Gross, Murray Subs: Krul, Bruno, Kayal, Ulloa, Goldson, March, Locadia
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