Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion, Arsenal face Brighton & Hove Albion on the final day of the Premier League season with everything on the line in their bid to qualify for Europe.
The Gunners are battling Everton and Tottenham Hotspur for seventh place, which would earn them a spot in the inaugural Europa Conference League.
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Since 1995-96 Arsenal hasn’t gone a season without European football, but that’s a real possibility in 2021-22 thanks to a poor first full campaign with Mikel Arteta.
However, the Spaniard could still save the Gunners’ season in some way if the results went well for him on the final day, with seventh now being Arsenal’s goal.
A late 3-1 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday turned Arsenal to four straight league wins, on either side of former boss Unai Emery’s elimination from the Europa League. Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion
Gabriel Martinelli’s goal and a Nicolas Pepe brace at Selhurst Park ensure that Arsenal can still overtake Tottenham and Everton, both positioned one point better.
The Conference League may not be a competition Arsenal fans dream of, but it will at least ensure they have some continental football to look forward to.
For that to happen, Arteta’s men must realistically win on Sunday and expect Spurs and Everton to lose points against Leicester City and Manchester City, respectively.
Winning on the final day comes naturally for Arsenal as they racked up the most points on Matchday 38 in each of the last nine seasons.
While the North London team has a lot on the line this weekend, Brighton can afford to relax as they have long had the security of the Premier League. Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion live stream.
Since it became official a couple of weeks ago, the Seagulls drew 1-1 against West Ham and defeated Man City 3-2 in an entertaining game last time out.
Brighton held a man lead for 81 minutes and ultimately made it worthwhile as they rallied from two goals against to claim a win bringing them to 41 points for the season.
That matches their tally from last season, and they only need one point at Emirates Stadium to make this the best Premier League season in terms of accumulated points. Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion today.
Albion won this game 2-1 last season, his first away win in the top flight against Arsenal, and has avoided defeat in five of his seven Prem meetings with the Gunners.