Arsenal welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to the Emirates Stadium withinside the 0.33 spherical of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday nighttime.
Arsenal vs Brighton Carabao Cup Round 3
The Seagulls have loved a few satisfactory victories on this a part of north London in current times, memorably beating the Gunners 2-1 in N5 on the back-cease of final season.
Brighton & Hove Albion go to the Emirates on Wednesday nighttime as Arsenal try and cease an EFL Cup drought of 30 years.
Gunners have already crushed Forest Green Rovers 3-zero to get this far; Seagulls have already defeated Forest Green Rovers 3-zero.
- Round: 3
- Stadium: Emirates
- Temp: 13°C
- Referee: Jarred Gillett
Head to head (h2h) history and Results
- The last five meetings between these sides are evenly split at two wins apiece and a draw.
- Arsenal wins: 14
- Draws: 5
- Brighton wins: 6
Arsenal vs Brighton match odds
- Arsenal: 13/20
- Draw: 14/5
- Brighton: 4/1
Aside from lengthy-time period groin absentee Emile Smith Rowe, Arsenal`s simplest different damage problem on the minute is Takehiro Tomiyasu, who got here off with a muscular trouble in opposition to FC Zurich withinside the Europa League and became now no longer worried in opposition to Chelsea.
The severity of the 23-year-vintage’s trouble has now no longer been formally disclosed, however his absence ought to permit Cedric Soares to make his first begin of the season at right-returned as Arteta rotates earlier than the weekend’s Premier League contest with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Matt Turner has recovered from a groin damage and ought to take the region of Aaron Ramsdale in goal, at the same time as Kieran Tierney, Rob Holding, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Fabio Vieira and Eddie Nketiah ought to additionally be in line for starts.
As for the Seagulls, Jakub Moder is the only damage problem for De Zerbi at gift because the midfielder stays at the lengthy street to restoration from his knee damage, that may hold him sidelined till the stop of February.
Changes may be anticipated from the traffic too, with Jason Steele, Tariq Lamptey and Billy Gilmour hoping to earn possibilities to impress, however De Zerbi will nevertheless appearance to place a group out able to generating a surprise end result on the Emirates.
One guy who can also advantage from a few rotation is former Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck, who faces his vintage employers after scoring 32 desires in 126 video games for the Gunners, however he’s but to locate the returned of the internet this season.
Arsenal possible starting lineup: Turner; Cedric, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Elneny, Lokonga; Marquinhos, Vieira, Nelson; Nketiah
Brighton & Hove Albion possible starting lineup: Steele; Veltman, Dunk, Colwill; Lamptey, Caicedo, Gilmour, Mitoma; March, Welbeck, Trossard